Mushroom Photography

Mushrooms of 2011

For me 2011 was the year of the mushroom, well photography wise anyway. I managed to find and photograph quite a few different species of fungi. We didn’t really have to try that hard to find them, we had a wet end of summer and a super mild autumn so the mushrooms were abundant. I…

Wild Boar in the Forest of Dean

Late September last year we visited the Forest of Dean, after spending couple hours driving we arrived at our hotel.  We had already booked at a hotel run by ex Gurkha’s, the hotel also had a restaurant serving authentic Nepalese food.  We got our bags in and went straight out again to make the most of…

Northumberland trip – Seahouses

September 2011 we went for a trip up north, we drove from Milton Keynes to Yorkshire, then the next day we went upto Seahouses in Northumberland.  We stayed in a lovely B&B about 5mins walk from the beach.  Seahouses, known as ‘The Gateway to the Farne Islands, Its a small seaside town with a harbour. …

Parrot Sitting – Ouch!

In August 2011 I went over to my mums, she was looking after Nancy the African grey parrot. Nancy is about 8 years old now, when her owner goes on holiday my mum and sister care for her. She’s a naughty parrot and only takes orders from her owner.   Me and my sister took her…

Summer holidays long gone

Well its been a long time since our summer holiday in Cyprus back in June/ July 2011. An eventful holiday, going from chilling at the pool to nearly being stranded on an island.  *Note to readers don’t expect the people running the boat trips to count you back onto the boat. They just leave without…