Spring: Week 15 of 52 week photography project

Spring blossoms in the garden for week 15 of 52 week photography project

Welcome to Week  15 of our 52 week photography project where the theme was Spring for us and for our Northern Hemisphere participant - Autumn. My special photo shows some of the beautiful spring blossoms on a tree in our garden.  The soft colour of them had me entranced as I looked up through the canopy and …

Wordless Wednesday: Tulip time

Tulip centre in the spring garden for Wordless Wednesday

 Wordless Wednesday - also known as Worth a Word Wednesday I always enjoy spring time when my tulips appear every year without fail. I do nothing to encourage them, they just keep appearing. I love the pattern that appears when looking down into the centre of the flower and although this tulip has almost finished and …

Worth a Word Wednesday: Unfurling

Magnolia unfurling into spring

 Wordless Wednesday - has been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I couldn't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Unfurling into springEvery year I think I take a similar photo to this one.  I try to capture the magnolia flowers unfurling- I love Spring and I love our magnolia tree. It's huge now …

Wordless Wednesday – 3 May 2017

It's Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday - wherever you are in the world. The seasonal differences within our huge country never cease to amaze me.  Just a week ago I was up north in Brisbane in Qld where autumn was not evident at all.  It was a pleasant 25 degrees during the day and no autumnal colours were …

Anticipating anticipation – Weekly Photo Challenge

Is it possible to anticipate anticipation?  I like to think so. With summer holidays upon us and family members from near and afar preparing to gather, I am anticipating the anticipation of us all being together again for the first time in over a year. I love spending time with my family 🙂  My three …

Finding Zen in gardening and poetry

Finding Zen in gardening and poetry A while ago, I was inspired to plant some bright colourful flowers in my sunroom/conservatory/hothouse/she-shed/glasshouse/orangery - call it what you will - and I marvelled at the peace that one gets when digging, planting and creating something new. It's a kind of zen feeling isn't it? Maybe I should …

Mundane Monday Challenge – getting busy!

It's not just us humans who get busy on a Monday - here are some little visitors who decided my potted plants were a perfect spot to have some breakfast! The Mundane Monday Challenge is hosted by PhoTrablogger and is a challenge created to find beauty in almost everything. The challenge is simple : find beauty in everyday mundane things, capture …