#SundayStills ~ What does #Summer Mean to You? #Scenery #Beach

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week’s theme is Summer.

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I love being by water in any season but summer walks are especially enjoyable.

Fun on the beach

Colourful blooms and butterflies. 

The birds provide lots of interest, spring and summer sees many baby birds. This year we had several nesting birds. This  juvenile blue tit was having a wash and brush up in the sun.

The butterflies love the catmint bush, and the one on the right must have found something in the soil, perhaps having a drink.

Whatever summer means for you…enjoy!

A Visit to Powis Castle #Photography #Medieval

Castell Powys (in Welsh) was built around 1200 as a medieval fortress sitting in a hugely elevated position on the Welsh borders and is now in the care of the National Trust. No photography is allowed inside so the following images are from the impressive tiered garden with far reaching views. You can find out more here.

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#SundayStills ~ Monthly Colour Challenge… Red as a Ruby #Nature #Photography

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature, hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week’s colour challenge is Ruby Red.

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Many moons ago I collected ruby glass, most but not all made it through several house moves, these are a few of the survivors…

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#SundayStills ~ #Beaches Around the UK #Nature #Photography

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week’s theme is Beautiful Beaches.

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I love being by the sea, here are a few of my favourite beaches…

A stunning beach in Northumberland over looked by the equally stunning Bamburgh castle.

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