Category Archives: Flora

Plants, flowers, trees

Daffodils with a Difference

I’ve always loved daffodils.  I’m not sure where I bought these from, or even what particular type they are, but these are always the last of my daffodils to flower each spring, and their blooms tend to last longer than … Continue reading

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Floral Friday, December 2013

Late summer blooms in central France.  For other Floral Friday offerings, click the link.

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Ese’s Weekly Shoot and Quote Challenge – Scent

The splendour of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of its scent, nor the daisy of its simple charm.  If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its … Continue reading

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Mellow Fruitfulness…

Such a beautiful autumn morning!  For several months now, a foot problem has restricted my walking activity to a strictly ‘need to go’ basis, but the last few mornings I’ve ventured out again into the quiet streets of our local … Continue reading

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Remember when …

I remember a summer, not so long ago, when we picked about a hundred apples from the tree in our garden.  I made apple pies, apple sauce and stewed them with cinnamon to have with yoghourt. Thanks to a wet … Continue reading

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When Nature Doesn’t Cut It …

On the whole, I think nature had the edge…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Masterpiece

When I use the word ‘masterpiece’, I refer to the subject not the photo itself, of course.  🙂  (Taken in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sidney.) Post your interpretation of ‘Masterpiece’ to the Weekly Photo Challenge.

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