Category Archives: Gardening

Spring has sprung!

One of the best things about taking a holiday in January, is that you get to miss January in the UK.  When we left it had been raining for weeks, and although the sun wasn’t setting until 4.30pm, it was … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

  I’m keeping with the autumnal theme this week for the Weekly Photo Challenge, presenting a Grand Old Oak Tree

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge; Two

Keeping with the animal theme for week two of Cee’s challenge in the series ‘Numbers or number grouping’ but I’m not sure if I can find photos of 3 for next week!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

I have only just learnt how to do this with my camera; To take a macro photo and have the background out of focus.  I have been learning how to use my camera better and make it take the photos … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh Flowers in my Garden

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is Fresh As I said in my last post for this challenge this week we have been experiencing the third week of a wonderful heatwave and nobody is complaining as we have had enough of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Camera’s Eyes

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is The World Through Your Eyes Last week I posted a photo that I had taken of a blue Geranium, and I mentioned that this photo was the result of a single shot not the … Continue reading

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Spring has made it to my Garden!

Last week we had a couple of days where the temperature topped 20°C, and the flowers that had almost given up burst into blossom Even Myrtle got a chance to explore the garden for the first time this year.  This … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

I have been trying to work out how to take close up photos with my camera, and today I finally took one I like! So I invite you to become lost in the detail of my Orchid;

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Time flies!

At the end of this month my eldest daughter Rebekah will be 18.  I’m finding that hard to take in!  My baby will be an adult in less than 30 days!! It hardly seems any time at all since she … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Theme: Foliage

Striking hairy mollies (Cinnabar caterpillars) decorate the ragwort

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