Tag Archives: nature

Autumn Feeling

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Still beautiful Autumn and the leaves are falling…

It feels great rustling through the leaves

like a child…..

My old Primary School from the back….

 

A lovely Ginkgo tree with blue sky,

just so beautiful!

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Weekly inspiration No 43 – Patience

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 Patience is a virtue,

as they say….

In the dictionary it says:

the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.

 

 

Many problems wouldn’t be problems,

many irate exchanges,

many road rage incidents,

could be avoided if people had more patience.

 

 

Be patient is sometimes very hard,

specially when we are excited.

This could be me……

 

 

Be always humble, gentle, and patient. Show your love by being tolerant with one another.
(Ephesians 4:2)

Hot tempers cause arguments, but patience brings peace.
(Proverbs 15:18)

 

Nature is patient

 Adopt the pace of nature,

her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Have a peaceful and patient day!

With love

from me

❤ ❤ ❤

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.

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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!

Weekly Inspiration No 32 – Enjoyment again and again

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I really enjoyed Spring with its’ wonderful blossom

This post showed how beautiful Spring blossom was.

Now in August we can reap the fruits…

I harvested pears from a small tree

and made pear jam out of it.

That is only from the first kilo.

I shall do more in a minute.

Nature gives us so much to enjoy!

Make the most of it!

Much love

from me!

❤ ❤ ❤

 

 

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 !

 

 

Patience

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Patience is a virtue as they say.

“The hardest test in life is having the patience to wait for the right moment.”

I am known for my patience and I was tested last week.

I have tomato plants for the first time and I am watering like crazy and care for them.

They had flowers and the first little tomatoes came out.

I was so proud.

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For a long time they have stayed green.

– All through August and have not changed.

– Mind you we had not so much sun nor heat.

“Be Patient. Good things come to those who wait!”

I asked my sister if I should pick it green and let it ripen indoors.

She advised me to wait a bit longer….

… and guess what … the week after ….

I am so happy to say they are getting colour.

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Thanks to my sister, she will read it here too – ‘Thank you’ –  I waited and was patient.

I will enjoy this tomato more than any other one before.

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So don’t rush things…. everything will be there when ready!

Be patient!