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Bob Scotney
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Dinosaurs and Large Animals - Sunday Stamps II
As I had used all my stamps of large animals previously I had to pay a visit to my local market stall and the town's flea market to meet this week's theme. I finished up with stamps from countries that I had no others previously. Laos - 1958 There were two ...
As I had used all my stamps of large animals previously I had to pay a visit to my local market stall and the town's flea market to meet this week's theme. I finished up with stamps from countries that I had no others previ...
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A - Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'U'
U - USA Butterflies  I get the chance to photograph butterflies whenever I visit my daughter's home in Michigan. However her dogs do not cooperate as I'm expected to hit tennis balls for them to fetch whenever I'm outside. Unfortunately the butterflies I se...
U - USA Butterflies  I get the chance to photograph butterflies whenever I visit my daughter's home in Michigan. However her dogs do not cooperate as I'm expected to hit tennis balls for them to fetch whenever I'm outside. ...
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Where you work - Thematic Photography
Not an easy theme when you have retired. If I said where I work is in the house, this might be challenged. Anything I do at my computer is classed as 'playing.' I guess that where I work must therefore be restricted to outside in the garden - quite a pleasa...
Not an easy theme when you have retired. If I said where I work is in the house, this might be challenged. Anything I do at my computer is classed as 'playing.' I guess that where I work must therefore be restricted to outs...
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R - Red Admiral, Ringlet The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) appears in Europe, Asia and North America. It shares our Buddleia bush with Peacocks, Tortoiseshells and White butterflies.  My photos of it in Yorkshire are all...
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Health, Medical, Red Cross - Sunday Stamps II
Great Britain commemorated the Centenary Congress of the Red Cross in 1963 with this set of stamps. Great Britain - 15 Aug 1963 The delegates met in Geneva from 2 - 9 September 1963 in the Palais des Nations. A familiar sight at many public occasions in Bri...
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A - Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'O'
O - Orange Tip There really is no mistaking this very aptly named butterfly if you are looking at the male. Orange Tip Butterfly ( Anthocharis cardamines) It's believed that the orange tips to its wings are a warning colouration derived from its liking for ...
O - Orange Tip There really is no mistaking this very aptly named butterfly if you are looking at the male. Orange Tip Butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) It's believed that the orange tips to its wings are a warning colo...
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A - Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'V'
V - Vanessids, Viceroy A vanessid is a butterfly belonging to any of several brightly coloured species including the Red Admiral ( R ), Tortoiseshells ( T ) and the Camberwell Beauty, which with Fritilliaries ( F & Q ) comprise the Nymphalides. Camberwell B...
V - Vanessids, Viceroy A vanessid is a butterfly belonging to any of several brightly coloured species including the Red Admiral (R), Tortoiseshells (T) and the Camberwell Beauty, which with Fritilliaries (F & Q) comprise t...
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A - Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'T''
T - Tortoiseshell butterflies. Of the two Tortoiseshell butterflies  it's the Small Tortoiseshell ( Aglais urtica ) that is the most common and found throughout  the British Isles, It's one of the first butterflies to be seen each summer. We saw the first o...
T - Tortoiseshell butterflies. Of the two Tortoiseshell butterflies  it's the Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urtica) that is the most common and found throughout the British Isles, It's one of the first butterflies to be see...
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A - Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'S'
S - Speckled Wood, Swallowtail The Speckled Wood we see frequently in Yorkshire but the Swallowtail in the British Isles is confined to wetland areas of eastern England. The Speckled Wood is another of those butterflies that visits our Butterfly Bush, As it...
S - Speckled Wood, Swallowtail The Speckled Wood we see frequently in Yorkshire but the Swallowtail in the British Isles is confined to wetland areas of eastern England. The Speckled Wood is another of those butterflies t...
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A-Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'Q'
Q -  Quercusia quercus,  Queen of Spain Fritillary I thought I was going to be stuck with the Queen of Spain that I mentioned under ' F' Then I came across  Quercusia quercus.  I thought initially that this had something to do with the tree on a postage sta...
Q - Quercusia quercus, Queen of Spain Fritillary I thought I was going to be stuck with the Queen of Spain that I mentioned under 'F' Then I came across Quercusia quercus. I thought initially that this had something to do...
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A-Z Challenge - Butterflies 'P'
P - Painted Lady, Peacock These, as their names imply, are two of Britain's most colourful butterflies. What's more they are frequent visitors to our Buddleia, aka Butterfly Bush, each summer. Painted Lady This Painted Lady however was sunning itself on the...
P - Painted Lady, Peacock These, as their names imply, are two of Britain's most colourful butterflies. What's more they are frequent visitors to our Buddleia, aka Butterfly Bush, each summer. Painted Lady This Painted...
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A-Z Challenge 2015 - Butterflies 'N'
N - Northern Brown Argus Before I found this butterfly I thought I would have to settle for 'Nymphalidae,' the largest family of butterflies with 6000 species around the world. However to help me with this challenge my wife found a nature guide for butterfl...
N - Northern Brown Argus Before I found this butterfly I thought I would have to settle for 'Nymphalidae,' the largest family of butterflies with 6000 species around the world. However to help me with this challenge my wife...
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Bob ScotneyWriter with articles published in magazines and on-line. Member of Writelinkers, an on-line writers' community.

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  • Stamford
    1955
  • University of St Andrews
    1955 - 1958
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