Category Archives: Whimsy

Short Film Showcase* – Dancing flowers

If you’ve got a moment (OK 4 minutes), then you could hardly do better than to watch this beautiful, mesmerising short film by Jamie Scott, shot as time-lapse photography, which shows springtime flowers blooming and dancing. I loved it. Go … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wintersweet, Lily, Lily, Rose

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Wordless Wednesday – Success! Let there be many baby Titans

Time to sow the seeds of success!

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Honfleur and the window displays

Last week we had our windows replaced and luckily the weather wasn’t too cold or wet, otherwise the dog and I would have been quite miserable, huddled in the one useable room. To prepare for the job, it took me … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wimpole Pumpkins

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Wordless Wednesday – Dissolution of the shaggy ink caps

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Presents, seeds and cons? The adventure begins …

Yesterday’s post saw the final packet of seeds bought by my son as a birthday present for me pop through the letterbox. Since he knows that I like to try new plants every year, he went online and chose a … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Fancy a cuppa?

Having got over the worst of my fascination with the so-called Cup and Saucer vine (Cobaea scandens) in last Wednesday’s’ Wordless’ post I decided to ruthlessly cut some of the flowers to use in today’s vase (fear not they are … Continue reading

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Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction … was not so tasty

I can’t remember how I came to have passion flower seeds (Passiflora caerulea) to sow, but inevitably I sowed them and a great many germinated. So then I had to decide what to do with them. I thought that a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Who’s wearing a ballgown in the garden?

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