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Alan Cann
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Flowers In The Rain
End of Term Report: AJC has continued to make steady progress this term and if he continues at the same rate is likely to achieve a satisfactory outcome at the end of the course. B+ One step closer to unlocking the secrets of Mandy Disher . Stay tuned.

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Wildflowers
This year, for various reasons, we have done almost no gardening. The garden is full of wildflowers. Wild, as in wild and out of control . Most spectacular are the seven foot high stands of Ragwort. Like most people, I grew up with the belief that Ragwort i...

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Bright-line Brown-eye
Bright-line Brown-eye, Lacanobia oleracea . Definitely not a Brown-line Bright-eye ( Mythimna conigera ). Oh no. Reminder: Cut fingernails. Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f16 1/200 ISO 100

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In the forest of the night
Bycatch burning bright. Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f16 1/200 ISO 100

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Pearl Grass-veneer
Change is in the air. The early summer moths are being usurped by the late summer species. Me, I'm still unfeasibly excited by the arrival of a new micro moth. Pearl Grass-veneer, Catoptria pinella . Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f16 1/200 ISO 100

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Skincare Regime
Lest anyone should consider me a metrosexual, my skincare regime is definitely of the pumice and Swarfega variety. I do, however, occasionally apply a moisturiser in the form of a pint of Guinness. Sony ILCE-6000 Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 G SSM f9 1/125 ISO 2000

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The Uncertain
I'm sure this is The Uncertain, a conclusion reached after a conversation with the County Recorder. On the other hand, I'm uncertain about a number of moths that I thought were The Uncertain, as well as all the ones I thought were The Rustic, so now they're...

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'llards
Sony ILCE-6000 E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS f3.5 16mm 1/125 ISO 3200

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Creepy gifts for Grandma
It turns out that the requisite graduation gift for Grandma this is year is no longer that framed photo of you in your mouldering sub fusc but one of these laser scanned 3D printed Oscars of you dressed up for that interminable Hogwarts party which she can ...

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Rhagio scolopaceus
Nikon D7200 Tokina 100mm f/2.8 f11 1/160 ISO 360
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