Tag Archives: nature

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!

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

 

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!