Since my last post, I'm delighted to report that the Weather Gods must have been listening as they've ramped up the temperature (mind we don't hit summer too quickly though) and blown away some of those clouds. So it was that I headed up to Fife at the weekend and spent several hours thoroughly enjoying playing with the macro lens again. Of course the wind was still taunting me on a regular basis, but the light was superb and I was delighted to see my first bumble bee, then butterfly of the season, followed later by honey bees in the heather, and my second bumble bee. The bees were so busy that they weren't in the least bit perturbed by the lens only inches from them.
In our busy lives it's not always in our minds to slow down and investigate our world in miniature. Sometimes it's worth doing exactly that: