Tag Archives: colours

Deck the halls

December is a bit weird here – it’s summer, the days are long and hot (this week fearfully, frighteningly so), but Christmas is coming, so there is plenty of ‘snow’ and ‘ice’ about too, as befits a holiday that originated … Continue reading

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The Fall

And just so the leaves and trees don’t feel left out as I write about autumn, here are a few pictures of leaves, particularly the fall of them, and trees in all their loveliness…    

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Orange

Technically autumn is over, but as is often the way, the trees and colours are still fantastic. I have been particularly struck by the orange, not of leaves so much as flowers and fruit – and not even oranges (it’s … Continue reading

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Christmas flowers (hint: not holly)

It’s funny how we here in the southern summer have so completely taken on northern hemispherical ideas about Christmas – the snow and wintry looks to so many cards, the Christmas decorations daubed with pretend snow and the ‘frosted’ trees. … Continue reading

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Autumn in winter

The trees are still glorious, the skies blue (yesterday anyway), the mornings are crisp, the season hasn’t closed in. It has been very dry, and cool but not really wintry much yet. I went looking for colour yesterday, when thinking … Continue reading

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Zinnias

A couple of weeks ago┬áBet and I went to the Heysen Academy at Hahndorf to have a look at their exhibitions. The upstairs gallery showed the work of three illustrators – all quite different, and all really skilled and fine. … Continue reading

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Buttons! At last!

Readers could be excused for thinking that the name of this blog is a tease or false advertising or an illusion or simply there for metaphoric purposes, as apart from the very first post, buttons have been conspicuous by their … Continue reading

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