Jacaranda time

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It is jacaranda season – there are purple trees everywhere; roads and lawns carpeted with their fallen flowers. They seem to glow, creating this luminous atmosphere around them, lush in their colour and vividness. I have been photographing them wherever I go over the past few days, so that I can record their presence here, reminding us that before the hullabaloo of the festive season comes glorious jacaranda time.

I am especially thinking of Nicky this week – she mentioned jacarandas in a comment on the previous post about flowers – and also her dad Mike, who died recently, as the jacarandas were blooming. This one is for you both.

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5 Responses to Jacaranda time

  1. nickypage says:

    well wow – that is like a big ehug seeing those beautiful photos – thankyou dear friend

  2. Mandy says:

    Wow, gotta love natures FREE art shows! I have just returned from Isle of Pines and Noumea, could not help but be impressed by the lovely vibrant colours and size of the tropical plants, flowers and trees….very beautiful.

  3. Hi Mandy, good to hear from you. Your holiday sounds lovely – nature’s lovely everywhere isn’t it…

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