lizbrownlee – poet

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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Interview with me by Sandy Green

Interview with Liz, click here!   To buy Animal Magic at the best price, click below!   Animal Magic: Poems on a Disappearing World

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Bristol Wildlife Festival

I spent all last weekend at the Bristol Wildlife Festival as part of Bristol ‘Big Green Week’. And what fun it was. Bristol Wildlife Festival is a joint venture between Avon Wildlife Trust, The BBC, Bristol City Council, Bristol Zoo, the National Trust, University of Bristol and University of the West of England, defra, Wildlife and …

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And now I have the set – a banded demoiselle!

Today I took my camera on my dog walk, and decided to try to get a banded demoiselle photo by the river. The banded demoiselles seem more skittish than the beautiful demoiselles – every time I raised the camera the one I was looking at would fly off in a flurry of beautiful four-spot winged …

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In the garden this morning… a demoiselle!

In May, out walking with my dog, I see these exquisite damselflies, the demoiselles, dancing in the sun and dappled shadows of the river margins. There are two varieties – these Beautiful Demoiselles, Calopteryx virgo and Banded Demoiselles, Calopteryx splendens – we are lucky to have both of them. This morning whilst writing, behind the computer outside …

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