Mittens waits for Christmas

This picture was a happy accident while I was attempting to take a picture for the Advent-themed photo challenge this week. I was attempting to set up a snowglobe with lights behind it. I was also going to shake the snowglobe to set the snow swirling around. I was just testing focus when Mittens came […]

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Look what the cat dragged in!

This evening, Mittens brought a live slow-worm into the house. I’m not a huge fan of sharing my living space with reptiles, so I carried it outside and took its picture. Despite their appearance, slow-worms are not actually snakes, although they look similar to small grass snakes. Unlike snakes, their eyes can blink. To give a sense of […]

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Failcat

This is a picture of my kitten Mittens trying to jump up on the railing at the top of the stairs. She overshot a bit, and landed on her ribs. Luckily, she managed to recover by scrabbling with her back legs and avoided falling down the stairs to her death 😀 The picture was taken […]

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Avon Gorge and other stuff

This film has been in my Canon AE-1 Program for a while, so this assortment of unconnected photos go back a while. Unfortunately the film curled pretty badly while drying and I wasn’t able to scan it properly. Quite a few of these pictures have Newton’s rings in them – rainbow-coloured splodges across the middle […]

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Meet Mittens

As if the internet didn’t already have enough kittens, Hannah and I adopted a rescue kitten called Mittens. She is a semi-feral cat and is quite afraid of people. After a few hours of being around her she let us stroke her briefly, but she usually hisses. She won’t let us pick her up, but […]

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