Tuesday, 30 June 2015

LEAF OF A REED

Youngish reed-leaf with green and yellow stripes.

Stripes.

Monday, 29 June 2015

TOPPLING OUT OF THE POPPY


Thinking it might be a baby Swollen Thighed Beetle


Saturday, 27 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - WHEN SHE GREW OLD SHE LEFT HER TEETH BEHIND

Something brown and unpleasant looking with bits sticking out in a row.

Crab remains?

Friday, 26 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - HER FRIENDS

Shells with barnacles and seaweed on a rock.

Shells.
 

Thursday, 25 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - PART OF THE BAG SHE LEFT BEHIND

Fragment of something (don't know what) pink with grey (sand?) patterns.

Pink basket.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - HER HAIR

Slimy strands of bright green, twisted seaweed over a pole, or fencepost or something - it's obscured.

Some kind of gutweed?

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - HER FEET

Overlapping branches of flat seaweed with many 'toes'.

Flat seaweeds on wet sand.

Monday, 22 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - HER HEART

Seaweed with dark leaves and yellow heart.

Wrack (or wracks).
There's a discussion of this picture on iSpot.

Sunday, 21 June 2015

A MERMAID'S TALE - SHE CAME FROM THE SEA

Very blue sea and sky with two sailing boats moored against buoys.

The first in a series of sand-based posts.

Saturday, 20 June 2015

GRASS FLOWER

Grass flower silhouette against blue sky.

May 5th 2015

This is grass growing in a country hedgerow 
but you might also like the post on my other blog
Loose and leafy about

Friday, 19 June 2015

WINDOW AND CHIMNEY IN OXFORD

Looking through window with nine panes at chimney and red tiled roof beyond.

Oxford.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

FACE

Pebble with face made by sea with pebbles in the foreground and the sea beyond.

Chesil Beach. English Channel.
 

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

I THINK THIS IS (was) A SEA SQUIRT

Beached seasquirt with seaweed on one side and impression of gulls feet on the other.

April 20th 2015
With seaweed and impressions of gulls feet in the wet sand.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

THISTLE IN CENTRAL LONDON

Thistle behind railings beside building site beside Ministry of Defence in London.

The pointy roofs you can see beyond the railings are the Whitehall entrance to Horse Guards Parade.

For more about wild plants in the Trafalgar Square / Downing Street / Whitehall area - you may find my post on Loose and Leafy of interest.

Monday, 15 June 2015

WINDBLOWN

White, umbelliferous flowers blowing sideways in the wind against a blue sky.

May 31st 2015. 

Sunday, 14 June 2015

IVY BEHIND BARS

Ivy growing through the metal grid round tennis court.

Tennis court.

Saturday, 13 June 2015

SKIP IN STREET

Empty skip, variously coloured and partly in shadow, with people wlaking away on other side of road.

With people.

Friday, 12 June 2015

RAGWORM BURROW

Round depression (head end) and sandy squiggle (tail end) of ragworm in burrow in sand.

With ripple marks left by tide.
 

Thursday, 11 June 2015

DERELICT HOUSE AND HOLLY

Holly bush with new red leaves in front of fallen appart house with slate roof and ivy.

Ivy and ivy gone.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

CLOVER

Clover in cut grass.

In park.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

DANCING IN THE LIGHT

Dandelions circle a pool of light by an old red brick wall.

Dandelions take to the stage.

Monday, 8 June 2015

LEAF AND COURT

Honeysuckle leaves against tennis court fence.

Honeysuckle self-seeded?

Sunday, 7 June 2015

TURBINE

A whirligig type wind turbine - small - white - against blue sky

Stopped.

Saturday, 6 June 2015

THREE TREES

Three bare (dead?) trees on hill beyond track.

May 16th 2015
 

Friday, 5 June 2015

LOCK

Shiny padlock on metal box with rust on grass with shadows of fence

In a park. What for?

Thursday, 4 June 2015

ALEXANDERS SEEDS - UNRIPE


31st May 2015

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

THAT PLANT ON THE WALL IS FLOWERING

Sow thistle on the wall flowers open on a grey spring day - May 31st 2015.


May 31st 2015. The day was grey but that can't be helped!

The progress of this plant on a wall.
November 2nd 2014
December 17th 2014
May 16th 2015

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

SEA OF BARK

Bark rotated. Almost black and white but not quite.

Fish?

Monday, 1 June 2015

CLOUD ALONE

Cloud and clouds in blue but darkening sky.

Afternoon.