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camouflage expert!

By CarolG  

First of all the good news……… thanks to all the wonderful donations from many members of ePZ, I was able to pay another 1,000 euros to the lawyer yesterday, thus enabling the re-possession of my home to be halted. I now have 1,000 euros left of the debt remaining, which will hopefully be paid off over a period of time. I have one last trip to the lawyer on Monday to sign a paper giving me details of the re-payment plan. I feel very humbled by the generosity and support I have had from you all. I thank you for what you have done, some I have written to personally, others wished to remain anonymous, but to each and every one of you, I couldn’t have saved my home without your support.

The wonderful camouflage of this beautiful hopper made him very difficult to spot in the long grass, but he made a slight movement, and I was ready with the camera!

Tags: Wildlife Nature Macro General Close-up Camouflage Close-up and macro Hopper Wildlife and nature

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goso 11 2 1 Australia
1 Jun 2012 5:34AM
Grat pics and great news Carol ...Bill

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jaktis 13 84 Sweden
1 Jun 2012 5:39AM
Great news and great details on the hopper

Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
1 Jun 2012 5:39AM
Glad it has worked out for you Carol.
bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 6:03AM
Super macro shots Carol well done . Pleased its worked out for you.
netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
1 Jun 2012 6:09AM
I said that there would be light at the end of the dark tunel,GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Good news Carol,good start to JuneSmileSmile
Beautifull set again
Andysnapper 9 109 25 England
1 Jun 2012 6:52AM
Absolutely delighted for you Carol, I'm so pleased that everything turned out ok. Looks like June is going to be a great month.

And a new month means even more stunning close-ups of wonderful, interesting beasties. Excellent shots all round.

saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
1 Jun 2012 7:01AM
I'm Really happy for you, Carol, a beautiful morning with a great nieuws, Have a great weekend,
wonderful and great set of images too,WinkWinkWink
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:13AM
Prayers have been answered,I'm so pleased for youSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile and a wonderful set of images.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:14AM
What a great start to the month of June
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:23AM
A great set...
Very nice tones great detail...
Well taken...

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:27AM
fantastic news carol SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile and a fantastic capture too brilliant detail super colours and light hope things just get better and better for you from now on Grin a belter nice one Wink
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
1 Jun 2012 7:30AM
That's one BIG smile Carol! So pleased it's worked out for you!!! Grin
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:36AM
A very happy Carol SmileSmileSmileSmile
Delighted with your news - and a fantastic capture to mark the day SmileSmile
moiral 7 12 Scotland
1 Jun 2012 7:42AM
You must be over the moon Carol. It will be such a relief to have this worry lifted from your shoulders. Happy 1st of June GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin.
Great shots by the way. Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1812 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:45AM
Good news! Now relax and enjoy your photography!
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
1 Jun 2012 8:03AM

Quote:Grat pics and great news Carol ...Bill

Yep, my thoughts entirely! Grin

SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
1 Jun 2012 8:04AM
Wonderful news Carol, and what a great relief for you - and us. Smile And such a fab image to start June with.
Big smiles all round. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 8:14AM
Great newsSmile Great imageSmile Carole
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 8:23AM
Great news and a great photograph.
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 8:33AM
Three fabulous shots, Carol, and great news as well.
1 Jun 2012 8:40AM
Some good news at last Carol to go with these superb close ups, hope you feel a little better now Smile Smile Smile
Richsr 10 91 223 England
1 Jun 2012 9:02AM
That is good new Carol, good details in these capture
Regards Richard
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
1 Jun 2012 9:07AM
Kept the locusts at bay, and shown us the grasshopper.

Excellent news, Carol.

1 Jun 2012 9:16AM
superb shot and i'm glad things are on thr UP for you
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 9:18AM
so pleased for you Carol and today another beautiful speciman posted
1 Jun 2012 9:35AM
Great shots and great news.

marktc Plus
7 96 15 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 9:39AM
Great news I am so pleased for you. Top images as well... Nicely done and awarded.
1 Jun 2012 9:43AM
Magic Carol so happy for you and i extend my thanks also to all who have helped well done a good day for all.
oh the pic what pic TongueTongue oops pics V1 for me today carol but all could easily stand on their own pleased for you hurrah better then the jubilee mefinks!!

smile relax and have a damn good weekend

susanbarton 9 11 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 9:46AM
So pleased for you Carol.

Another wonderful shot

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
1 Jun 2012 9:52AM
And there was I ready to snap up the property on the cheap....Humph!Wink

Good news Carol....Grin

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
1 Jun 2012 9:53AM
Great news.....I am so happy for you, and and is if to concur with that feeling, you have posted three cracking images, all so crisp and detailed.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 9:57AM
Great news at last Carol, a new start to the month
great set of images
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
1 Jun 2012 10:42AM
Excellent news Carol, very good set again but for me V2 today.


TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 11:02AM
Wonderful news, Carol, so pleased for you - and, incidentally, your pictures are great as usual.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
1 Jun 2012 11:31AM
EXCELLENT news on the home front Smile


So glad this weight has been lifted, Carol.

Lovely captures of this bizarre looking hopper. Looks like a bodybuilder!

Andrew Grin
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
1 Jun 2012 11:50AM
I'm so glad to hear this good news. The generosity of people is astounding and heartwarming.
I hope all goes well from here on in.
That is one robust looks like he's doing his morning exercise.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 1:00PM
Happy news! Congratulations, after the storm comes the calm... Very happy to hear the outcome! Bravo Carol.
PS - The lovely green grass hopper has the colour of hope! It celebrates the outcome we all hopped for you. IB
1 Jun 2012 1:33PM
Fabulous news and images ! best wishes GillSmile
Have a wedding then our hols. Will let you know if we make it into R. gWink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Jun 2012 1:37PM
he is a handsome so and so, isn't he!
So glad to hear the good news!!!
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 2:36PM
Great stuff in all respects.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
1 Jun 2012 2:39PM
Well, Carol, it's so nice to hear some good news for once, and yours has brightened this dull day Grin How happy I am for you Smile
And what a wonderful set, too...but he can't camouflage himself from your prying camera! Wink
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 202 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 3:16PM
I'm so pleased to hear your news Carol - you must be feeling on top of the world!! Great grasshopper too!!
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 3:27PM
Wonderful News and fantastic shot Carol.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
1 Jun 2012 4:08PM
I have only this to say wrt the photo and your excellent news:

tmann 12 4 2 United States
1 Jun 2012 5:50PM
stunning stunning detail!!!
gajewski 13 10 9 United States
1 Jun 2012 6:39PM
I am sooo happy that this worked for you.
AND -- this is another fine photo you have presented us with.
1 Jun 2012 6:58PM
Great news for you and a fabulous set of images.
danbrann 13 636 17
1 Jun 2012 7:00PM
Excellent Carol.
Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
1 Jun 2012 7:30PM
Great set of shots Carol. I am drawn to V2, I just prefer the composition.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 8:05PM
So pleased for you CarolWink

Having only picked up on this, since my absence, I am curious how the situation arose in the first place?

1 Jun 2012 8:35PM
Three fantastic shots Carol,well done,so pleased for you with your great news...Lin
8 10 10 England
1 Jun 2012 9:23PM
Wonderful news + wonderful shots - Have a happy and peaceful weekend Carol.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1966 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 10:17PM
Superb hopper pictures, Carol.
I am truly touched by the generosity of members of this site, and so very happy that your situation has been resolved.
2 Jun 2012 8:44AM
congratulations carol, not only on the wonderful image but also on saving your home.
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2012 8:56AM
Thats wonderful news Carol!!!!!!
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
2 Jun 2012 12:55PM
A fantastic set of images Carol and some even better news for you on a personal front. I'm glad to hear that your home has been saved and you can look forward to the future with confidence. It is heartening to hear that the epzers' have rallied round in your hour of need and have generously given their money to you, many of whom have never met you, Ed
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
5 Jun 2012 4:57AM
Wonderful news Carol, I'm so happy for you, and to celebrate you've posted another set of fantastic quality images, well done on all counts!
Rgds., Jim
Ps. So good to know my cionfidence in the members on this site was fully justified, when enough rally to the cause, a small helping hand goes a long way!
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 11:45AM
Upon my return from holiday I have been looking through your posts to see what has happened - such wonderful news; let's hope that it is plain sailing all the way from now on!

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