Life is like a garden: sometimes plentiful, sometimes sparse, greener than others or drier than some, but no matter what the season – always looking for the sun. Be happy; be botanical.
Posted in Deciduous trees, garden diary, garden journal, garden photography, gratitude, mountain gardens, philosophy, poetry, Spring
Tagged be happy, daily inspirations, garden photography, gardenlife, live life in the sun, mountain gardens, philosophy, pink magnolias, positivity, seasons of life
This October, take time to grow…..
Posted in community garden, Foliage, garden journal, garden photography, gratitude, Life and meaning
Tagged garden journal, gratitude, inspiration, Life and meaning, ordered plantings, purpose and meaning, spring borders, spring plantings
This evening’s portal into the night.
Posted in Autumnal foliage, Deciduous trees, Foliage, garden photography, gratitude, Night photography, sunsets, Symbolism, trees, winter garden
Tagged garden photography, Night photography, prose, winter
After our wintry summer in the Czech Republic we have returned filled with newfound vigour and hope. Life does deal us remarkable events. This beautiful tree in Northern Tasmania, near Boat Harbour has come to symbolise new family connections and … Continue reading
Posted in Family history, garden writing, gratitude, photography, Symbolism, Tasmania, travel, trees
Tagged bays, family, garden photography, pine trees, symbolism, Tasmania
More often than not, an opportunity to be in the garden offers a time for reflection. I reflect on recent changes, our return from Prague and family. I used to say that all problems are solved in the garden. For … Continue reading
Posted in bushland, cats, Foliage, garden diary, garden photography, garden writing, gratitude, Horticulture, Life lessons
Tagged Cats, clivia, edogwoid, friends, irises, mountain gardens, nature, peace, photography, wombats
After months of sunless days, today we captured the sun. These tiny seasonal delights appeared and were caught – tangible sunshine. Though the light fades and returns, the start of Spring is near. White cat captures the moment. And these … Continue reading
Posted in bushland, cats, Deciduous trees, flowers, garden diary, garden photography, garden writing, gratitude, Hellebores, Horticulture, Jonquils, mountain gardens, Rhododendron, winter, winter garden
Tagged blue, Cats, deciduous trees, garden diary, garden ornaments, photography, silver, sunshine, violas, winter
It was one of those serene and surprising weekends. We were fortunate enough to be able to visit a charming little cottage by the sea. Its owners had kindly allowed us to stay in this place where their own children … Continue reading
Posted in Beach houses, Beach walks, beaches, daughters, gratitude, Marine life, mothers, photography, Seals, wildlife, winter
Tagged beach houses, beaches, furniture, marine life, memories, oceans, photograohy, playtime, seals, surprises, wildlife rangers