Category Archives: Seasons

DAY 30!!! WHOOPPEE!!

Right… let me get this off my chest – I think I failed this 30 day test. No, let me rephrase that – I know I failed this test! However, last week I showed a tree photo and suggested that … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Teacher Says… Weekend Homework!

What was one of the first things teacher would say when you got back to school after the holidays? Yes… it usually went something like this… “Now class… it’s so good to see you’ve all returned safely – so, why … Continue reading

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Day 24 – In Search of Ethereal Perfection – Wildflower Wednesday

Social distancing – avoiding others – not going where the others are going. As you know, these last few weeks have seen almost all indoor gatherings and outdoor sports events cancelled. However – people have the desire for the outdoors … Continue reading

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Day 18 – In Adversity…

Look at today’s photo… look again. Aha… so, there’s the faintest smear of a rainbow there… if you look hard enough. To me, that is a reminder that even at the height of our troubles we may just glimpse beauty… … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Wildflower Wednesday – Beginnings…

Many moons ago, the idea for a Wildflower Wednesday series dawned on me. I then thought that beginning in mid March would give me a little more chance of finding new material as the spring settles in here in the … Continue reading

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Day 16 – the Joys of Being Creative!

There are times when we joke about the hardships we go through for our art – in a very tongue in cheek way. It is known that some artists can only birth their creations through angst-filled experiences. It is apparent … Continue reading

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Day 15 – 30 Day CC – Update Time!

On day one of this challenge, I posted a closeup photo of a very new bit of growth… so, here we go – showing you the same growth two weeks on. Maybe I’ll dedicate the last post of the challenge … Continue reading

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Day #11- the 30 Day CC – Lucky Thirteenth!!

So… Armageddon has started. That was something I heard yesterday. The schools are closed… seems the first time in forever St Patrick’s Day parades are not happening this year. I mean… how devastating for Ireland and the Irish around the … Continue reading

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