I take part in an occasional photography competition on Flickr called the f64 challenge. It’s just a bit of fun and I normally get knocked out pretty early…but there has been a change in the rules meaning that your have to photograph to a theme…and I’m in the 3rd round…so I had a bit of fun with the theme of “mealtime”

A day of two halves today. We started at Butterfly World in St Albans – totally NOT recommended – should be called Butterfly Greenhouse (small). Having blown £15 quid there we moved on to Hatfield House where for £35 for the two of us we spent a very pleasant afternoon exploring the grounds and buildings of Hatfield House – very much recommended.

This, as the title suggests, is the library at Hatfield House.