Author Archives: utesmile

About utesmile

Love life, music and dance. Live today as for tomorrow it will be all history!

Memories

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Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.

Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As it is holiday time, sunny weather, time to spend with the family or friends we will make memories.

We all take our cameras with us, take pictures and look at them later, remembering a wonderful time.

We should not just go somewhere take pictures and leave.

No, we should take the view in consciously, enjoy the very moment, then take a picture.

Like that when we look at the picture later, we have more emotions and really remember how it was then.

 

 

Therefore, to have great memories we need to walk around with our eyes open and brain working……to keep those amazing images alive in our memory.

Be conscious about what you see, what you feel and what you smell and firstly it makes you feel really alive and you have a whole lot more fantastic memories.

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away”

Enjoy the world and the moments consciously and you can enjoy life much more!

 

 

We make memories every day in our lives, not only on holidays.

So make sure you make and give wonderful memories , not only for yourself but also for others, your children, your parents, your friends.

 

Have a memorable day!

Holiday Time

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Finally August and for most it is holiday time.

For me it also means time do to things around the house.

Here an update:

My wooden kitchen worktop needed a little tender loving care.

So I started to sand it down.

Now nice and smooth, I can varnish it.

Another day I made bracelets. .

I love making jewellery, make presents or sell some at markets occasionally.

I made all these with different seed beads.

 

I have in my garden an ‘elephant ear’ plant, it grows amazingly big.

 

 

As you know I love my plants and flowers.

Therefore I became a ‘friend of Kew Gardens’.

Kew Gardens is a wonderful huge botanical garden offering unique landscapes and iconic architecture from every stage of the Garden’s history.

It has a collection of living plants which is the largest and most diverse in the world growing in the gardens and in glass houses.

It is in West London and I can go by train.

I can’t wait to go, out for a day lost in the gardens……

There will be updates on this with more pictures of the gardens.

Wishing all a wonderful Summer 2018!

Love

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Love is patient,

love is kind,

does not envy,

it does not boast,

it is not proud,

it is not rude,

it is not self seeking,

it i not easily angered,

it keeps on record of wrong,

it always protects,

always trusts,

always hopes,

love never fails.

Corinthians13: 4-8

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One of my favourite passages written in a really lovely way!

 

Wisteria and other beauties along the road

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It is colourful flower time

the Earth is laughing!

Beautiful Wisteria hanging out of a garden


Tiny flowers along the shopping mall

Even tinier flower, shot with a Macro lens on my phone.

Petunias in a flower basket

Little flowers , again captured with a Macro lens.

 

and all together

 

Fantastic Display – 100 Years of RAF

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To commemorate 100 years of the RAF – Royal Air Force

The RAF sent 100 Aircraft to Buckingham Palace.

My house was on the flight path and I saw most of the Aircrafts flying over.

It was a fantastic display.

My first video shows the number 100 in planes

 

The second one are the famous Red arrows.

I felt very lucky to have seen some myself!

Here is the whole video at Buckingham Palace as recorded by the BBC.

Strawberry Galore

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My strawberries this year grew absolutely beautiful.

They bloomed a lot:

 

We seem to have had enough rain

and then the sun came.

I had more strawberries than ever.

Just look

 

A collage out of my many harvests.

 

and then came out the

Strawberry bowl to eat them out of.

 

 

Oh how yummy they were.

There are still now some late comers, I eat straight of the plant.

What a joy, what great gift!

Feeling low – Here are some helpful pick ups

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It is not easy to be always on top of the world.

If you are feeling down at the moment,

here are some quotes to help and a cup of positivitea.

 

Everyday is a new day- a day for new beginnings.

You can only deal with one day at a time.

Don’t stress too much about tomorrow.

Easy does it.

No matter how hard the past,

you can always begin again. – Buddha

Don’t worry about the entire future.

It can only come one day at a time.

Do what you can

with what you have

where you are.

Think of a precious privilege

it is to be alive-

to breathe, to think,. to enjoy 

and to love.

Marcus Aurelius

 

 

Wishing you a better day and sending you comforting hugs!