Tag Archive: flowers

Life beyond a dirty window

As you’d expect, when I’m writing I spend a lot of time at the desk in my home office. My desk faces a wall, and there is a window positioned to my left. Throughout much of the year I keep… (READ MORE)

Shadows in the Garden

Hello dear reader, are you having a good week? I certainly hope so. If I push to one side all the deep thinking I’ve been occupying myself with (because that’s all rather exhausting and ho-hum), things are pretty OK with… (READ MORE)

A few moments in January …

Sure, I may be a little late in welcoming in this latest year, but perhaps that’s just an indication of how nicely 2012 has been treating me. I’ve been very much enjoying the feeling of ‘space’ the new year has… (READ MORE)

Thoughts about flowers

I’m just a little bit smitten with the world of flowers at the moment … I seem to be constantly on the lookout for pretty blooms to display around the home. They have a way of making everything feel brighter,… (READ MORE)

A day best spent outdoors …

So today is Australia Day, and that means like a lot of other people around the country (sorry if you aren’t one), I get the day off work and the chance to enjoy a little mid-week break. While the Mr… (READ MORE)

Thinking about the goodness of yellow …

You know how yellow sometimes gets stuck with a bad colour reputation? It’s been known to keep company with the jealous and the cowardly – such unfortunate associations, as some truly wonderful things come in yellow. Things like custard, iconic… (READ MORE)

Jacaranda time of year …

I’ve been meaning to share my love of Jacaranda flowering season for some time now … and with the blooms starting to appear in greater abundance on the ground instead of on the trees, the time now seems long overdue…. (READ MORE)

Saturday Sights

It’s been a lovely sort of Saturday in my world. The sun has been shining (but not too warmly), a breeze has been blowing (but not too strongly), and the dog has been snoozing (but not too deeply). Given all… (READ MORE)

Skyward bound …

We can all do with a little escape from time to time, and often it doesn’t even matter whether the form of our escape happens in our dreams or in our reality. Whenever and however I manage to dream myself… (READ MORE)

The dresses are coming, summer is on its way…

The weather has been getting decidedly warmer of late (at least where I live), and with the heat comes the sights that accompany the summer months… Flowers are bursting into life and delivering their fragrance into the welcoming arms of… (READ MORE)