My 100mm Macro lens is here and Im dying to get to grips with it properly. It's scarily if not freakishly clever at getting right into those nooks and crannies not commonly seen with the naked eye. I only faffed for 20 minutes tonight as the sun was dying plus my Momma is here and her time is far to precious to be spent working it all out in full. So as Mum and I sat out in the evening sun, drinking tea and jabbering (as you do), I went for a trot around the garden.
Our garden is a bombsite at the moment as we upheave land to make way for a new shed. This means disturbing turf, habitats and old, rotten sheds. This gave me a good playground for a while and this is what I discovered from a bugs point of view:
Pics look better if you click on them. Sadly, blogger squishes them on your blog pages :(
The centre of a chopped trunk of a Cordaline (ours died this winter - did yours?)
Sorry we uprooted you from your home Mr Froggy/Toady pants
This is a mega macro of my Hapene Flax plant. We love this pic. Mark had to hold it steady whilst I got into a weird, uncomfortable contortion to get the shot!
Rusty screws - lovely!
Twisted, wooden sticks
And an obedient dog under the command of Mark but was also being chastised for chasing My Frogy/Toady pants
Watch out Mark, your nostril hair could be next!