Tag Archives: flowers

‘Birds’ (part 2)

Once you start looking out for something (in this case strelitzias), you see them everywhere. These bird of paradise plants are flowering all over the place at the moment, and I couldn’t resist a few more snaps of them to … Continue reading

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Bird-watching (sort of)

Spring has definitely arrived, and I am a bit obsessed with all the gorgeous colours and flowers that are in gardens, on verges, everywhere you look at the moment. In previous years with this blog, I have featured wisteria, jacarandas … Continue reading

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Outside the fence

Spring is here and there are flowers blooming everywhere. I went for a walk the other morning and was struck by how many people have planted on the verges or by the footpaths outside their front gates (or side gates). … Continue reading

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Noticing Yellow

I have taken lots of photos of these yellow flowers this week – they are called Aeonium arboreum apparently (or Pinwheel desert rose, or tree houseleek, or tree aeonium, or thickleaf aeonium or…(see Google for more!)), and they are out … 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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Nature study

I have been on holidays this month, and though I have not got very far afield, I have done a few special things. I went to the Yorke Peninsula with dad for a couple of days. We stayed at Tickera, … 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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