Alien Angel

Over the last few months something quite extraordinary has crept into our kitchen. At first it began as a single green tendril feeling its way skyward from its broad leafy hideaway. It soon bifurcated into two, then four, then eight before tiny little buds began to form on the viney green structure. The buds grew […]

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Another Cowfish

I have no idea how many cowfish images I have but the good ones seem to elude me. Still, they make me smile every time one comes into my view. They are bright and cheerful, cheeky, comical, just a little nervous (am I anthropomorphising too much?), sometimes curious but to me always camera shy. Please, […]

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Patient Little Cowfish

More often than not when you want to capture an image of some particular critter they have other ideas. That’s how it usually is with Shaw’s Cowfish, (Arcana aurita). I have countless images of cowfish where as get my camera into position they turn adding yet more backsides to my collection. I was expecting things […]

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Blue Eyed Monster

A thing of childhood nightmares lies before me, mouth agape. Like the edge of a precipice I am drawn inexorably towards that perilous abyss beyond. Every fibre of my being screams ‘don’t’ while body inches forward regardless. After all this Doughboy Scallop is only a few centimetres across and I want a really good close […]

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