starting trees

as you can tell I am trying out how to present different forms. text pictures and now moving images otherwise known as films movies videos etcetera

this is the most recent of my youtube offerings. I’m just experimenting really and things will be rough but you hope by just doing it they get better. at least that’s what I’ve found generally. just keep doing it with humility and patience and diligence and keep your critical faculties open and things develop.

I’m putting this in the tree category because I’ve got quite a lot of tree things. trees are important to me and in fact they are and have been absolutely essential for the development of the human race. a few rarer things are now becoming key but they’re not very photographable

micromuseum stamps

animal stamps

here is the start of an exciting new series – animal stamps.

number 1 – a couple of chinese yaks

another of our bovine friends from cameroon – this one only seems to have 3 legs

our first european animal – a hungarian hedgehog – I assume that’s a mother handling one of her offspring with her teeth, but what do I know?

This one’s a male I think. Predictably elephants in Laos are now an endangered species.

our 2nd european animal this romanian ermine doesn’t look very friendly. I like the background colour.

finally a yugoslavian lynx. lynxes haven’t done too well for the last 100 years but there’s a lot of effort to replenish numbers. if approached by a lynx grab it by the scruff of the neck and drop it in the nearest wheelie bin you can find


website changes

just in the process of amending the website to be in blog format. it may take a few days.