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Sunday photos: a moth and a couple of flies

The late spring flowers are in full bloom at the observatory, and lots of insects are enjoying the all-you-can-eat buffet. This isn’t a bee because it’s only got one set of wings. it’s some sort of fly. This is some sort of moth, but as you can see I photographed it in broad daylight. I’m getting better at sharp close-ups. And finally a little fly who obligingly posed for me…

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I have been examined

I did most of the language school exams for German before I went to Menorca. I flew back on Saturday, and on Monday I walked into my German class and asked, “When’s the oral exam, then?” And the teacher said, “Now.” Oh God! But at least I didn’t have time to get nervous. I later found that I’d passed all the language school internal exams. Unfortunately they weren’t so important…

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Sunday photos: Menorcan flowers

I’ve been on holiday in Menorca, which is a lovely island, about the same size as La Palma. One of the highlights of my trip was a hike through the s’Albufera des Grau national park from the lighthouse at Favàritx to the village of es Grau.   I took a gazillion photos of course. This week’s photos are some of the flowers I saw. I was glad I’d made the…

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Sunday photos

By the time this is published I should be in Menorca for a week’sholiday with friends. These photos were’not taken on Menorca though, if only because I’ll be arriving on Saturday night. This lot were taken on La Palma, at the old airport and along the LP1 footpath. The insects were really enjoying the spring flowers. While I’m on Menorca, I hope to go walking in the Albufera des Grau…

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