Category Archives: Flowers

A Week of Flowers:Day 4 – 25/11/2020

Cathy at Words and Herbs is spreading cheer and sunshine this week (22-28th November) by posting daily flowery pictures. She has asked everyone to join in if they can, to combat Lockdown, Covid and other stresses and worries. You can … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Late-to-the-show cosmos

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Six on Saturday – The early badger catches the worm!

19th September This morning I was startled awake by the sound of breaking crockery, followed by a noise of scuffing through dried leaves. Were we under attack by thieves or stumbling drunkards??? I peered out of the window, but could … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Waving Wands with Shooting Stars

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from a timed entry to Hyde Hall

 

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In a vase on Monday – Dolly mixture

This week’s bunch of flowers reminds me of a childhood sweet called ‘Dolly mixture’. ‘Dolly mixture is a British confection, consisting of a variety of multi-coloured fondant shapes, such as cubes and cylinders, with subtle flavourings.‘ – Wikipedia Here’s a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A lavender leg massage on a wet day!

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In a Vase on Monday – A summer birthday party

Today’s vase is in-your-face bright and cheerful, ‘cos we are celebrating the birth of our first grandchild. Born at the weekend, she’s a healthy weight, with a shock of thick, dark hair, eyes wide open and a ready smile. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – In just one word: Courgettes!

25/07/2020 OK, I know am not alone, but I’ve got a courgette mountain. I put half the current pile outside the gate this morning, with a sign to let people know that they are free to good homes (or indeed … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A thistle by any other name … Berkheya purpurea

   

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