Tag Archives: flowers

A short holiday in Spain

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You all know how I love my palm trees

so we had a short holiday in Spain near Barcelona.

 

We stayed in Calella in Catalonia.

Calella

 

A wonderful beach welcomed us and

just listening to the sound of the waves was so relaxing and calming.

 

 

Calella had wonderful plants,

a lovely church,

a light house

small streets with delightful shops

and amazing houses with cacti growing up… over 2 floors

 

We enjoyed the warmth and the beautiful beach.

and had a relaxing time.

A truly wonderful short holiday!

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Weekly Inspiration No 27 – Take care

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Life is like a flower

If you don’t take care of it,

it will fade.”

 

I bought some reduced, dry and almost dying plants at the local DIY shop.

I wanted to nurture them and give them life again.

First they got greener with water,

then they started blooming.

 

 

Now they show me how thankful they are with many colouful blooms,

I am grateful too!

 

I enjoy them every day and take care of them.

They give me smiles every day!

 

Take care of things to enjoy!

Also take care of yourself !

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Much love

from me!

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My special walk

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I heard from Steffi that WordPress is doing this special walk wwwp5k .

A 5k run/walk is approximately 3.1 miles long. That is roughly equal to:

  • Twelve laps around a track.

  • Approximately 6,000-7,500 steps.

  • Approximately 50-60 minutes of brisk walking.

It was any time between Monday, September 19th to Sunday, September 25th, lace up your running/walking/hiking/hopping shoes and join us for the 5k blogged about around the world!

 I participated and here is my post

I made it a mindful walk on my own.

My impressions from my walk:

a beautiful church

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a cat on the windowsill

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lovely coloured flowery bushes

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more sweet flowers

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and now for the count:

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That was a lovely mindful walk,

Why not try a mindful walk yourself,

being fully present,

notice the beauty around you,

enjoy every step you do,

… and you don’t even notice how far you go!

 

 

Holiday time

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In August I went on holiday to different places for short periods.

( Mallorca- Spain and Germany)

In Mallorca the palm trees were my favourite, ( see here)

In Germany the lakes for swimming were super.

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This is the dress I bought in Mallorca.

With Spanish temperatures in Bavaria I could wear it again.

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Here is the proof….. I went into this lake too….

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yes, I did go deeper and swam, it was so refreshing.

What a view of the blue sky …… under the shade of a tree.

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The flowers with all the different vibrant colours always bring a spectacular show.

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I also have learnt how to make the best latte or cappuccino, with frothy milk.

Yummy.

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Goes really well with a slice of Black Forest Gateau.sst

 

Life is good!

Enjoy every moment!

I do!

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Hello March – Nature focus

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March sounds almost like Spring already…

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I have heard the most beautiful bird

singing this morning, to introduce March.

Daffodils are out.

So let’s

Notice the flowers start blooming.

Listen to the birds song

Enjoy the sunshine

Appreciate the lighter longer evenings,

Bring colour into your life in March…

 Buy flowers for someone,

 Put the red skirt/ trousers on,

Walk more, be conscious of the trees.

Enjoy the fresh air and smile.

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Wishing you all a wonderful March !

 

 

A walk in Cambridge

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We took a trip to Cambridge the University town for a day!

This one is the famous Kings College.

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We went to the Botanical Garden, enjoy the walk with me!

I left the pictures in the original size as I love how they came out, very focused

– done with my phone!

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Super flowers, amazing plants- nature all around the world.

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… and a relaxing palm tree for me!

Olympic Park Inspiration

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As the weather is so nice I am lately only using my bicycle to get around.

Also I do trips to the Olympic park often, as it is so beautiful and relaxing.

Here some pictures from a piece of meadow land

with plants and flowers which were planted to attract many bees and mini beasts.

It is great to hear the flying and buzzing sounds from the meadow.

Enjoy!

Flowers are our greatest silent friends.

Flowers are the music of the ground,

from Earth’s lips spoken without sound.

Edwin Curran

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On my way home I saw this in front of the local pub!

 

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Easy to know where to go…..

 

 

 

 

3 Years -Thank You

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3 years and my blog is still running with the help and support of

YOU

my lovely people whom I love and  cherish.

I couldn’t do it without you.

A heartfelt and emotional thank you to all of you from the very first followers 3 years ago to the very new ones.

Everyone is welcome to a little oasis of calm and reflection, beauty, positivity  and music.

This blog gives me all that and more with your comments and your love I feel.

 

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So today I let you take in the beauty with photos I took last week in Germany (big thank you to my wonderful sister and her beautiful garden)

Enjoy

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Austrian Mountains

Austrian Mountains

"Schalbenschwanz"

“Schalbenschwanz”

 

 Wishing you a wonderful day and many hugs to all my cyber friends!

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from Ute  ♥♥♥

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