Category Archives: gratitude

Time of life

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.

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Time to grow

This October, take time to grow…..

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Night’s window

This evening’s portal into the night.

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Tree of Life 

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

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That’s life

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

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Capture

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

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A sleepy seal

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

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