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A touch of light: citadels of the Tanami

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam Memories of last summer are agreeable, for me the best on record. Thank you La Nina. Autumn continues, protracted...

A touch of light: intriguing slime mould

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam My last story lured me into a labyrinth of scientific papers, YouTube films and TED talks, describing the complex...

A touch of light: fungi, fear or wonder?

By MIKE GILLAM Photos© Mike Gillam  When I encountered her in the street my old friend seemed agitated. “Did you smell the trees burning last night?”...

A touch of light: the desert in between

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam  The nature photographer in search of quintessential desert images is confronted by a great many subtle details and demands....

A touch of light: iridescent treasure

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam Like pollen starved bees, nature photographers are always looking for flowers, less for their obvious beauty and more for...

A touch of light: heavenly night scent

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam Unless you’re an incredibly lucky transient, the sight of curved, arched and shiny leaves with clusters of spectacular white...

A touch of light: flower, bee, lynx spider and jackal flies

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam At our place the first baby dragons, Gowidon longirostris (Ta Ta lizards), hatched in mid January, perfectly timed to...

A touch of light: bee totemic

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam As a sequel to last week’s “The colony” I wanted to publish an image of native bees to counterbalance...

A touch of light: coolamons of chance

By MIKE GILLAM Photo© Mike Gillam  There is a reassuring circularity in this month’s return of Yeperenye caterpillars munching their way through pastures of thickening vines....

A touch of light: false moons over Mparntwe

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam  Following the drought-breaking December rains, swarms of insects tunnelled to the surface after months of subterranean bondage. Birds sang...
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