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…from Sea Life. Still so many fascinating images to explore. Not a fish but a free swimming marine animal with an umbrella shaped bell and trailing tentacles.  Lovely movers but some have deadly stings.

Jelly-fish

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More from Sea Life – the London Aquarium. A glimpse of the ocean’s kelp forest with a host of sea anemones and an oddly placed, inhabited piece of pottery…

Fish-in-a-jar-with-urchins

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Not sure what to think of Sea Life (the London Aquarium) in London. But should provide some visual interest….

Turtles-on-a-ledge

 

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A few minutes walk from the overground station at Hampstead, this is one of thirty ponds on the heath. Overlooked by a row of houses this is one of the larger ponds and is a nature reserve.

Hampstead-Pond

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It’s a formal park with a small zoo, a popular cafe and two ponds. The lower pond is probably less visited but is an attractive wooded space.

Golder's Hill Pond

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A sunny day by Kenwood Pond. There was already one artist there by its side. A favourite spot.

Kewood Pond in November

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Mophead and lace-cap hydrangeas can change colour according to the soil they’re in and how they are watered. This one started out as blue but there’s so little rain about at present that it’s now in the pink.

Hydrangea

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