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Suzy Shipman
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A passion for photography & poetry
A passion for photography & poetry

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Sorry, I seem to have gotten out of the habit of posting on my blog. Since WordPress moved the Weekly Photo Challenge to Wednesday instead of Friday, it’s been harder for me to keep doing it. However, I don’t need a challenge to be able to post, do I?! So…

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As is my usual way, when given a word by the Weekly Photo Challenge, I think about how it could be applied in my world of nature and small things. While pondering the word, I thought about the biological definition of an order: Order Definition (1)…

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ev·a·nes·cent [evəˈnes(ə)nt] adjective Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. Much of what I photograph is evanescent. From the seasonal flowers to the insects. The bluebells are fading now, their beauty a memory.…

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I may not travel very far afield I do have a drive to keep wandering round the local area and peering into the lives of the insects and plants that live here. I want to see what is stirring in these days of spring, and visit the places where different…

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As I walk, I feel in harmony with nature. The ebb and flow of the seasons, the emergence of each sign of spring’s arrival. I am part of the place, the time, the growth. The brief interruption by the need to become a temporary shepherdess strengthens the…

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It’s the time of year for the annual Fern unfurling, which I love. As I walk through the woods I look out for them emerging from the warming spring earth. This one has got a bit further than the others, and reminds me of an elephant!  

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My absolute favourite spring flower is the Cuckooflower (or Lady’s-smock) – Cardamine pratensis.  Today I was inspired by Mike’s recent post to go out and see if they have started appearing here yet. There were none last week, but my hopes were up. I was…

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I was taking photos of Bluebells last weekend. There weren’t many yet, but they were starting to flower in the woods and elsewhere. I suspect there are more now, but it’s rainy today. Hopefully I’ll get out again sometime soon. One of them had a surprise…

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I spotted this lamb having a sneaky munch on grass outside its field. But when it noticed me watching it ran off back to the security of its mother It’s so lovely at the moment. We have beautiful sunny weather and I’m surrounded by fields of sheep &…

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Last weekend I came across this lovely area full of Celandines so I got down low (legs protesting) and got some shots showing the riot of yellow. I usually get a shot of an individual flower, so this is a different approach to try and share with you the…
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