Tag Archives: nature

Today is …. #21

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…a day to slow down…

 

Nature does not hurry,

yet everything is accomplished. 

Lao Tzu

 

 

 

 

We all dash from one place to another-

slow down with mindful walking.

Take slower breaths,

watch your feet as you place them on the ground,

and bring awareness to your body as it moves.

Take your time,

just as nature does!

 

 

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Today is …. #17

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…. a day in nature

Go and see nature at its’ best.

 

A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods – Rachel Carsen

 

Rain leaves beautiful ‘diamonds’ on leaves.

 

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“I like people

who are smiling when it’s raining!”

 

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Pictures taken in my mum’s garden by me.

Unroll the Beauty

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When I was at Kew Gardens last time

I was fascinated by the fern growing.

 

 

The way it unrolls itself, looking like an ammonite first…

each stem …..

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unrolls ……

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then each little side branch unrolls separately

with more leaves unrolling.

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Everything unrolls slowly to perfection,

all in good time.

Nature is fascinating.

 

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Adopt the pace of nature.

Her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

all pictures taken by me at Kew Gardens.

Shades of Green

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Green is the colour of nature.

The colour of Mother Nature

The colour of Life and energy.

It symbolizes growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility.

Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety.

Dark green is also commonly associated with money.

 

…. just look at these different greens….

so many shades

 

 

and many different shapes and textures.

 

 

Green is relaxing for me, it feels warm, yet fresh.

However I do not have many outfits in green.

Do you love green?

What is your favourite colour?

 

Pictures taken by me at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens 2nd Smile – The weekend starts

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Another wonderful day in Kew Gardens.

Please walk with me through the

Prince of Wales Conservatory

There are Orchids

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There are meat eating plants

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Beautiful Cacti

 

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There are waterfalls

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Floating Baking trays….

 

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Amazing plants and colours

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I can’t get enough of the natures variety and beautiful displays.

 

Hope you enjoy the small tour. Soak it up and relax!

Wishing all a relaxing weekend!

 

All pictures taken by me at Kew Gardens.

Please let me know if the pictures display correctly. Thanks

Simply Red

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The way you start your day
can affect your whole day…
Begin it with a smile
calmness of mind
coolness of emotions
and a heart filled with gratitude.

Take time to smell the flowers
Take time to hug a tree
Take time to hear each bird sing
Take time to simply be.

 

We might miss some of the beauty on life 

if we don’t slow down

and pay attention to the little things around us.

 

Start your day with the beauty of red today!

         

 

Different shapes,

different shades,

all unique,

all beautiful!

 

Just like you!

 

 

My new bicycle

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As I love riding a bicycle, I found a new one I really liked.

More like a Dutch style bicycle.

This is a big frame, big wheels and it is very comfortable, to get on too.

(more like the bike I had which was stolen 3 years ago.)

After that I bought a folding bike to keep at home.

Now I have a place in a bike hanger, close to my house, so I could get myself a bigger bike again.

The folding bike found a loving new home too.

 

Direct from the dealer I rode it home on the scenic route along the river.

It was a lovely day and perfect for a ride, just glorious.

It is called ‘cafe’ – I like that 🙂

I bought myself a basket for the front too for little shopping.

Now I can go to many more rides and enjoy the sunshine and outdoors.

Do you ride a bicycle ? and enjoy it ?

Enjoy the little beauties along the road, walking or cycling,

nature calls, go for it!