Silent Sunday

November 2, 2013

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  • Lou's Lake Views November 3, 2013 at 2:53 am

    Omg Charly that is a stunning close up!
    PS. I totally forgive you for not posting a cutie of POD in her halloween costume and sharing this instead!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 8:35 am

      Thank you so much Lou! Have some nice mobile shots of POD in her devil costume on Instagram but the quality wasn’t great πŸ™‚

  • Kriss MacDonald November 3, 2013 at 4:41 am

    That is beautiful. Fabulous close up shot.

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:04 am

      Thank you Kriss πŸ™‚

  • Iona@redpeffer November 3, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Wonderful shot, what more can I say!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:06 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  • oana79 November 3, 2013 at 8:23 am

    Hanging on tight, winter is coming and that snail is not going anywhere!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:08 am

      Very true! I love this little one, great shell – looks like a humbug πŸ™‚

  • Firefly Phil November 3, 2013 at 8:30 am

    What a pretty shell! Well captured… πŸ™‚

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:29 am

      Thank you Phil, looks like a little humbug πŸ™‚

  • Sarah MumofThree World November 3, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Fabulous close-up!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:37 am

      Thank you Sarah πŸ™‚

  • Faded Seaside Mama November 3, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Cute little snail! Like the detail in his shell

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:39 am

      He’s a pretty little thing isn’t he πŸ™‚

  • Kara November 3, 2013 at 8:52 am

    Love the markings on its shell!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:44 am

      They’re wonderful aren’t they, so pretty πŸ™‚

  • becky @ lakes single mum November 3, 2013 at 8:54 am

    ooh lovely

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:47 am

      Thank you Becky πŸ™‚

  • sarahhillwheeler November 3, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Hedgerow or field snail? Not sure what they do when it gets cold, but lovely picture that reminds me of warmer days!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:51 am

      These snails live on our Red Hot Poker stems and make an appearance when it’s wet. Not sure what kind they are or where they go when it’s cold but they’re very pretty πŸ™‚

  • LearnerMother November 3, 2013 at 9:10 am

    That’s an awesome picture, so clear. He’s holding on tight, that’s for sure!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:54 am

      Thank you very much, he was probably holding on tight as I was scrabbling about next to him!

  • Notmyyearoff November 3, 2013 at 9:15 am

    Wow that’s a stunning shot. Love the detail (I’m imagining you on your hands and knees taking this :))

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:56 am

      Thank you – and yes sad as it is I was on my knees πŸ™‚

  • The Reading Residence November 3, 2013 at 9:17 am

    Such a lovely shot!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 9:58 am

      Thank you Jocelyn πŸ™‚

  • Mummy Wife Woman November 3, 2013 at 9:25 am

    Love the pattern on the shell. Never seen one like this before!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 10:10 am

      It’s lovely isn’t it – they’re great to photograph πŸ™‚

  • Louise November 3, 2013 at 9:42 am

    What a pretty shell

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 10:05 am

      It’s fabulous isn’t it – looks like a boiled sweet!

  • Jo Laybourn November 3, 2013 at 9:49 am

    That is such a cool photo. Those marking are the snail are perfect and I love how you’ve captured it in the forefront!

    • Charly Dove November 3, 2013 at 10:07 am

      Thank you very much Jo. I was on my knees like some fool! It wouldn’t have worked otherwise πŸ™‚

  • Amanda November 3, 2013 at 10:12 am

    A lovely shot

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:03 am

      Thank you Amanda – yours is amazing!

  • Luci - mother.wife.me November 3, 2013 at 10:21 am

    Love the markings on the shell, looks like a continental snail to me!!!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:06 am

      It’s a pretty little thing isn’t it. I’m sure they’re all lost πŸ™‚

  • HonestMum November 3, 2013 at 10:21 am

    Just beautiful-I love snails and from all our France trips as kids, I do like eating them too! Sorry x

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:08 am

      How wonderful! It’s the one thing I’ve not tried is snails, hope they were tasty πŸ™‚

  • Multi Layer Mummy November 3, 2013 at 10:22 am

    not a fan of snails but that is beautiful!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:10 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  • John Adams November 3, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Beautiful image. Great nature shot.

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:12 am

      Thank you John πŸ™‚

  • Lilinha Espindula November 3, 2013 at 10:43 am

    I love snails, I wrote a project on snails dimorphism, so exciting (for me, anyway) haha xx

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:14 am

      That’s really interesting, never knew such projects existed! I do love these little snails, so pretty πŸ™‚

  • OneDad3Girls November 3, 2013 at 11:26 am

    What remarkable colours.

    Thank you for linking up

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:15 am

      Thank you very much – and for hosting πŸ™‚

  • Molly @ The Move to America November 3, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    What a great close up! I love the colours in all of it too!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:18 am

      Thank you very much Molly, I was lying down. Fabulous colours, just love them πŸ™‚

  • Sara (@mumturnedmom) November 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    Stunning, love the pattern on it’s shell. Great close up!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:19 am

      Thank you Sara πŸ™‚

  • Coombe Mill - Fiona November 3, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Brilliant detailed close up.

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:21 am

      Thank you Fiona πŸ™‚

  • Super Busy Mum {Debs} November 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Gorgeous. Something really peaceful about this photo Charly! Well done! x

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:23 am

      Thank you Debs, they’re great to photograph too these snails πŸ™‚

  • Angeline November 3, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    i do like nature shots πŸ™‚

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:24 am

      Thank you Angeline πŸ™‚

  • Kim Carberry November 3, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Great photo! A great close up x

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:25 am

      Thank you Kim πŸ™‚

  • Only Best For Baby November 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Gorgeous shot!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:26 am

      Thank you Lydia πŸ™‚

  • Lisa from Lisa's Life November 3, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    great shot, super snail πŸ™‚

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:27 am

      Thank you Lisa πŸ™‚

  • Emma November 3, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    Only mother nature could be that inventive and successful. Love that cinnamon swirl look!

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:28 am

      Very true, the shell is just wonderful isn’t it πŸ™‚

  • WallyMummy November 3, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    What a lovely little snap x makes me think of morning xx

    • Charly Dove November 4, 2013 at 9:35 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  • HelpfulMum November 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Gorgeous picture. Love the colours.

  • wendy November 4, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    beautiful photo xx

  • TheBoyandMe November 4, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    That’s an amazing clear photograph with a wonderfully precise focal point. Great capture!

    Nipping over from Silent Sunday.

  • JallieDaddy November 11, 2013 at 8:16 am

    I love the colours & patterns on snail shells: great photo!