Thursday, May 31, 2007


I thought I'd sneak in with the 100th post with a photo I took a few days of an alium starting to come into flower. I've just bought a macro lens and am playing with this new toy!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

daily work

My pride and joy :)
I make them for a living - although a more modern model.

ray of light

Astor. He IS a beauty.

Friday, May 25, 2007

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Monday, May 14, 2007

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Hover fly on enjoying the Spirea

Spirea is one of those bushes that has thousands of tiny flowers - like the Photinia I suppose. I suppoe these sort of bushes offer small portions but many courses!


Another flower that came into bloom this week

royal update

Um. National overload?
Well. It WAS the king's birthday (April 30th)

...and back at our place we enjoy our new leather-couch. Queen Izzy even lets me sit in it from time to time.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Bluebell field

In a woodland about 15km away just outside a secret nuclear bunker that has been turned into a tourist attraction (honest!)

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Not a garden...

... just a window sill. My new orchid which, although quite lovely, didn't turn out to be as red in the center as promised. Bah.

Tristan is not very interested in orchids, but spends his time on the sofa looking grumpy.

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Mimi yawns

Again cross posted from teh Poor Mouth. I was lucky to catch Mimi mid yawn earlier on

Photinia blossom

The previous owner of our house had impeccable taste in shrubs, planting the Tree Paeony and the Photinia. The Photinia is currently in bloom and has thousands of tiny flowers...