Kayaked from Beccles to Geldeston Locks with my sketchbook and friends. However I never managed to find the right subjects or moment. I did pick some Yellow Flag Iris to bring home to sketch but that wilted and so I didn’t sketch that either. So I thought no problem as I was going to the […]
Little froglets peeping through the duckweed, sketched whilst doing Norfok Open Studios at Gill’s.
It may be considered a weed but in its own way it is quite beautiful. It is an interesting plant with the spear like leaves being all basal. A great plant for butterflies and also a favorite in winter with its seed heads for birds.
After a morning of Bittern Monitoring time for a sketch across the reedbeds. Busy here at the moment with Springwatch here.
Growing in abundance at Covehithe by the footpath on the way from the road to Covehithe Broad are plenty of Red Campion (Silene dioica) plants. Also known as Red Catchfly. It has beautiful dark pink-red flowers with 5 petals. The one I have drawn is a plant that has male flowers, plants have gender specific […]