Scenes of Summer

Over the past week the UK has been bathing in a gorgeous but sweltering heatwave. Up here in the Lake District the humidity in the air created near rainforest conditions, especially up in the forested areas near Whinlatter and Dodd Wood, while along the coastline it's been bright sunshine and blue skies with just the … Continue reading Scenes of Summer

Meadow Bright

Wildflower meadows come to life during the springtime, but as the grass grows and we move into summer they take on a charm all of their own as many of the flowers begin to die off and the grasses take over. While I adore visiting these types of fields when they're in full bloom, my … Continue reading Meadow Bright

Paper Hyacinths

With it being 30 Days Wild this month I wanted to attempt a papercraft which had a nod to the natural world, and when I found these paper hyacinths on One Little Project's blog. You can find the full tutorial here. I knew I had to try making one for June to go along with this … Continue reading Paper Hyacinths

Masters Of The Sky

Nothing screams summer to me more than seagulls circling the clouds, soaring on the warm, summer thermals, wheeling, diving and generally owning the skies around town. The photos in the collage above were all taken while I was out around sunset and I was watching the seagulls fighting over food they'd found, chasing eachother through … Continue reading Masters Of The Sky