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Lichen - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A world of joy

If you can possibly manage it, get a magnifying glass. It turns the world into a magical one full of joy. Just …

Lichen - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A world within a world

What type of organism has 20,000 species, covers between 6 to 8% of the Earth’s land surface and has some of the …

Birch Bracket, Birch and Lichen - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Birch Brackets and extinct elephants

This Birch Bracket fungus is¬†Piptoporous betulinus. It looks like a bicycle saddle here. I almost expect it to have springs underneath like …

Start Point - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Arriving in fog

We arrive in fog. Start Point is one of the isolated promontories of the South Hams area of South Devon. The South …

A world in miniature - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A world in miniature

If you’re ever struggling to think of a present for a young child, buy them a bug pot and a magnifying glass. …

Trouble with lichen

Today there’s time to relax after a weekend of photography with a trip to Papa Westray. If you think that Westray is …