Christmas is arrivingThis morning; looking eastwards from my office...The Bristolian, Steam Museum, Swindon66589_1811_SwindonMcCtaffs cake maker and tea roomChristmas Express20180821_13194420180821_13195220180821_13215820180822_103245In thought on the TrainSalvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'.Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' Side view.Smile for me 2018Yellow-barred Brindle (Acasis viretata).Swindon 2018 2Swindon 2018 1Woundwort Shieldbugs (Eysarcoris venustissimus).Wreck it RalphLTA843 Bristol Omnibus Co W139SwindonCanadian geese cleared for landing at Coate Water, Swindon.Black Arches (Lymantria monacha) ♀.wilts - gwr 4868 & sister swindon worksThe Hinckley Manor decorated for ChristmasWinter Moth (Operophtera brumata).Garden sheds for sale?It's a dull day, anyway!Barbury Castle - the other directionDecember Moth (Poecilocampa populi) ♂.December Moth (Poecilocampa populi) ♂.Barbury Castle, WiltshireWaiting for a BusSalvia glutinosa.WilburA rainy day in SwindonSteam Museum, SwindonRoses (in the bad books again)Ten-spot Ladybird (Adalia decempunctata).60009  20/Nov/18  PurtonIts cold outsideEMD 20078968-004 2008  (2018_11_17)GM 968702-200 1999  (2018_11_17)EMD 20068902-004 2008  (2018_11_17)Hitachi [829016]  (2018_11_17)Hitachi [815014]  (2018_11_17)Hitachi [829009]  (2018_11_17)Crewe [43191] 1982  (2018_11_17)Sdn [7821] 1950  (2018_11_17)?  (2018_11_17)Roeslerstammia erxlebella.Good MorningSilky Wainscot (Chilodes maritimus forma bipunctata).Henry Morgan: Welsh Raider of the Spanish MainStanton Park 13 Nov 18Salvia 'Amistad'.... Hare I come, ready or not ...Autumn PuddleMinetyCB-A514XMR-Swindon-c1986KNWe will remember themRubySilver hour anyone?Sprawler (Brachionycha sphinx) ♂.Crocus goulimyi.Remember, remember the Fifth of NovemberSCR 5637 03/05/14Green-brindled Crescent (Allophyes oxyacanthae).Boo!20181031_104650658_iOS20181031_104853173_iOS20181031_104855965_iOSBlustery DayRed-legged Shieldbug/Forest Bug (Pentatoma rufipes).untitled-Feathered Thorn (Colotois pennaria) ♂.IMG_20181021_123221210_HDRIMG_20181021_121906931Pay & DisplayFlower PowerRusty Dot Pearl (Udea ferrugalis).TWA ConnieA little DAFMerveille du Jours (Dichonia aprilina).ReflectionBox Bug (Gonocerus acuteangulatus).All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964IET's at SwindonSWR 158887, SwindonGWR HST 43, SwindonGWR IET 800308, SwindonSallow (Xanthia icteritia & Ab. flavescens).GWR IET 800032, SwindonDerelict at Hayes KnollRusting away at Hayes Knoll57601.Enjoying the Autumn SunBacklit Grey!Toadflax Pug (Eupithecia linariata) larva.Cypress Pug (Eupithecia phoeniceata).Ant Damsel Bug (Himacerus mirmicoides).1504-45L1504-47LBlair's Shoulder-knot (Lithophane leautieri hesperica).1504-37L1504-39L1504-40L1504-42L1504-26LGeranium 'Rozanne'.On the WebSquasheswilts - gwr 6028 swindon works official photoWhite-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria).Toadflax Brocade (Calophasia lunula) Larva [22mm].Colchicum speciosum 'Album'Colchicum speciosum 'Album'PWM 651 Taw Valley Halt 15/09/18E6003 15/09/18; Blunsdon.wilts - preserved 818 swindon works open day 5-1979 JLwilts - nameplate of preserved 821 greyhound at swindon works 5-89 JLwilts - preserved 821 greyhound at swindon works in snow JLNorth Star, Steam Museum, SwindonLeopard lacewing butterfly (Cethosia Cyane)60009  22 Nov 18 Swindon60009  22 Nov 2018  SwindonYork(BREL) [55200] 1984  (2018_11_17)Hitachi [815031]  (2018_11_17)GM 20028462-17 2004  (2018_11_17)GM 20028462-14 2003  (2018_11_17)GEE 64249 2017  (2018_11_17)Crewe [43198] 1982  (2018_11_17)Crewe [43042] 1977  (2018_11_17)York(ABB) [58136]  (2018_11_17)peopleSdn 2000 1903  (2018_11_17)Sdn [9400] 1947  (2018_11_17)Sdn 1925  (2018_11_17)Sdn 1557 1897  (2018_11_17)Sdn [4073] 1923  (2018_11_17)Sdn 2638 1916  (2018_11_17)Sdn [6000] 1927  (2018_11-17)221 121 Purton 14 Nov 18221 121  Purton  14 Nov 18Stagecoach West VU06 JBOStagecoach West YP67 XBVStagecoach West SN18 KUOStagecoach West SN18 KUTStagecoach West YP67 XBXStagecoach West VX10 FRKStagecoach West MX54 LPJStagecoach West VX61 FKLStagecoach West SN18 KURThamesdown WX60 EDVStagecoach West SN18 KUYStagecoach West MK02 EGYStagecoach West YP67 XBNStagecoach West YP67 XBRCoachstyle YJ14 BWEStagecoach West VX10 FRNStagecoach West SN18 KUUThamesdown VJI 3968Stagecoach West SN18 KUXThamesdown YX17 NHPStagecoach West KX04 RCUStagecoach West YP14 GZEStagecoach West YP14 GYWSalisbury Reds HF59 FAJStagecoach West PX05 EKRStagecoach West VU06 KFPStagecoach West YP14 GYYThamesdown HF67 ATUThamesdown YX17 NHUStagecoach West SN18 KVAEdwards (National Express) BN64 FKZStanton Park 13 Nov 18XC - 43285 - SwindonXC - 43378 - Swindon220 025 Swindon 08 Nov 18Juniper Carpet (Thera juniperata).On the march in the Wiltshire metropolisGREATER WESTERN RAILWAY 800-004 @Swindon Railway StationDSC00487.jpgStanton Park 28/10/18Stanton Park   28/10/18Stanton Park  28/10/18TramTailGREATER WESTERN RAILWAY 43197 @Swindon Railway StationD4Liddington Castle hillfort, WiltshireA pleasant afternoon on the S&CRA pleasant afternoon on the S&CRIMG_20181021_130927632IMG_20181021_131032712IMG_20181021_130619838IMG_20181021_130513075Hanger DCrocus medius.All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire.All Saints, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. 1964Aida live from The MetDiana Dors Statue, Swindon158882 Swindon166204 SwindonThe Mechanics Institute, SwindonMechanics Institute, SwindonLego, Designer Outlet, Swindon1504-27L1504-28L1504-31L1504-32L1504-33L1504-34L1504-35LLydiard Park, SwindonHorses, Lydiard Park, Swindon1504-19L1504-20L1504-22L1504-24L1504-25L20180707_210627Hangar at WroughtonDusky-lemon Sallow (Cirrhia gilvago [=Xanthia gilvago]).Autumn is hereClass 800 IET 800302 at SwindonD3668 Blunsdon 15/09/18Ivy Bee (Colletes hederae).20180504_10393620180504_10401520180504_10410420180504_104125