Sunday photos: Frogs

June 24, 2019

Last week I found that the pond in a little park in Santa Cruz had quite a lot of frogs in it. Today I finally got back there with my good camera. I’ve admired the Palmeran frog’s golden eyes for years, but today I was irresistibly reminded of grumpy old men.   Somehow I can easily imagine this let yelling at me to “Get off my pond!” What do you…


Photos of the week: salad

June 16, 2019

I collected my weekly box of veg from the Casa amarilla in La Ledas, and I got excited about making a salad for lunch. I don’t often get excited about salad, but it looked so fresh and crisp and juicy and tasty! I could almost see the vitamins dancing on top. One of the advantages of salad for lunch is that it doesn’t take long. Apart from the lettuce, rucula,…



I have finished with German exams. Now I just have to wait for the result. Oh, and help organise n end-of-course dinner for my class mates Fertig is German for “Finished” or “Done”.

June 4, 2019

Sunday photos: a moth and a couple of flies

June 2, 2019

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…