Saturday, 24 October 2015

Geranium Petals

Autumn leaves and geranium petals

Princess staying warm indoors!

The lamp in the background is "Dancer"  -   carved and painted birch wood.
I made this some years ago to honour the passing of a close friend.

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Friday, 2 October 2015

Blue Skies and Elderberries

Fledgling wood pigeon, in our elderberry bush in July, a few days before it became fully airborne ......

The bush is now laden with berries but for some reason the birds are not eating them .....

Perhaps the unusually warm September weather and blue skies have lulled them
into thinking it's still summer .....

We could get used to this too!

Wild flowers in the park continue their life cycle.

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Monday, 16 March 2015

Almost Gone

Crocuses and snowflakes are again leaving us until next year.

How swiftly their fragile beauty seems to come and go  ..........

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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Sweet Dreams !

I've been trimming dead leaves and flowers on a cyclamen plant in the guest room.

The old Limoges plate was used purely for convenience but as I was about to bin the materials I noticed how interesting the colours, shapes and composition looked  .........

A friend is coming to stay......will he be "Dreaming with Hypnos" ?

This sculpture head of Hypnos, ancient Greek God of Sleep, lives in the guest bedroom.
It was believed that he sent people to sleep by touching their forehead with his wand or fanning them with his dark wings. In my depiction the dream bird flies through his head.

Sweet dreams !

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Saturday, 14 February 2015

February Blue


Pansies in a protected window box


Early flowering small shrub rhododendron

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Sunday, 1 February 2015

Imbolg - Candlemas

In the Northern Hemisphere, we are now halfway between the Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox,
and we welcome the returning light  ........

At the edge of a woodland, new growth stirs unseen beneath the surface  .......

The same area in August -  grasses, brambles, nettles and rosebay willowherb

Today   -   sunshine and blue skies ..........

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