Author Archives: Guthlac

About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can

France has Sunflowers….

With the Tour de France only a few weeks away I thought this images was almost appropriate. Ok so the cyclists were hardly from the Tour de France (One day perhaps?) and the yellow flowers were buttercups rather than sunflowers … Continue reading

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Erratum….

In my previous post I claimed that I was hand holding a 600 mm lenses and it was crazy that I could do that. Well it turns out things just got a whole more crazy as I had set the … Continue reading

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Is it Me ?….

I have to say I would make a really really bad wildlife photographer. I just don’t have application to really a go of it. I found this out a while ago and since then I haven’t really bothered. Of course … Continue reading

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Strange Old Day….

Most of the day I’ve been trying to capture the resident Wren singing and failing spectacularly! I know this sounds paranoid but I could swear they little bugger is doing it on purpose…in fact I write this I can hear … Continue reading

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There Goes the Neighbourhood….

Perhaps they’re a happy family – it’s just that they’re so loud! Or perhaps they’re a right pain in the neck with the kids tuning on the adults. Either way you know it when a family of Starlings descend on … Continue reading

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Something Strange in the Neighbourhood….

So there I was sitting in the garden on this glorious first day of summer waiting to see what birds might come along when I looked up and noticed something strange – a jet aircraft on a very unusual flight … Continue reading

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Last Day of Spring….

As the last day of spring draws a close to this year’s collection of crazy weather it seems I am transferring my interest to different fauna in the garden. ‘Tis the season to pollinate….

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Life Does Tend to Throw You a Curve Ball From Time to Time…

Well this has been a bit of an interesting weekend! Fortunately, the weather has changed and it is nice again to sit out in the garden.

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Busy Busy Time!…..

Last week i felt a bit becalmed – not quite sure which way to move next. Now I’m rushed off of my feet – just too much to do. Why is that? In part it is because the spring is … Continue reading

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Out of Practice….

Didn’t we have wonderful time – the time we went to Cambridge…As the song nearly said. Today was my first day out of the the closed cocoon I’ve been inhabiting in since November last year. We visited the Alfred Wallis … Continue reading

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