Day 72 – It’s Been A Long Time…

… since I last played chess. Can’t say I was brilliant at it, but did enjoy the challenge. Came across this set while we were tidying up, and decided to set it up on the coffee table. But will I play again?

Chess pieces – Sony A7iii & 50mm macro lens.
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Day 26 – Is It Spring Yet…?

Snowdrops are one of the first signs of Spring in the garden, although they appear to have emerged even earlier than usual. They are pretty hardy though, so should survive the cold days still in store for us over the next month or so…

Snowdrops – Sony A7iii & 50mm macro

Day 25 – To Boldly Grow…

I’m not a fan of house plants – actually I really dislike them… However, at Christmas, my 90 year old aunt gave us an Amaryllis bulb, and it seemed to be the decent thing to do to plant it and see what happened. Well, against the odds, it did grow, and this is the second flush of flowers from it – pretty impressive from something so unloved…

Amaryllis – Sony A7iii & 50mm macro