October 15, 2010


On this day in 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of St. Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.  

Irish Blackthorn

Prunus Spinosa (blackthorn or sloe) is a species of Prunus native to Europe, western Asia, and locally in northwest Africa. At the moment, the ditches have sloes in abundance, signs of a harsh Winter I'm told.
ISO 100. 1/500 @ f/4.5