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Picture of the Week #18

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Just realised I forgot to post week 18 picture – so here it is.

Being really busy and not having internet always – it is harder at the moment.

So please bear with me and I do try to visit you all in between.

Picture taken by me in my garden

Food for thought

Joy is a pure state of bliss,
and it's attained by bringing comfort and relief to other people.
Doing so will bring joy to your life everyday.

Sylvia Browne

Picture of the Week #11

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Something completely different for this week.

We found behind a gasfire a fireplace

which looks like the Tunnel of the London Underground

right there in our new front room.

Food for thought

Courage isn't 
having the strength to go on - 
it's the going on 
when you don't have the strength.

Napoleon Bonaparte 

Picture of the Week #10

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Today a picture of my new garden.

Blooming already with beautiful Camellias.

This one is specially beautiful with the shape of its’ petals.

Food for thought

Say only what you mean.
Avoid using the word to speak against yourself
or to gossip.
Use the power of your word 
in the direction of truth and love.

Don Miguel Ruiz

My new adventure

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Learn something new they say.

It is never too late to learn something new.

Since I was younger I was always fascinated by the Double Bass.

When I saw it in an orchestra or just in a small Jazz band I wanted to have a try myself on picking.

This dream has finally come true with the help of my sister.

I have a Double Bass on hire for a while at home and I am learning the notes and scales.

 
Learn something new.
Try something different.
Convince yourself that you have no limits.

Brian Tracy

What would you like to learn?

Every leaf is unique

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Looking closer at an Agave at Kew Gardens, you can see clearly that every leaf has a unique pattern of the way it has grown from the inside.

The leaves have similar patterns but evey one is unique to its’ unfolding.

We are unique creatures, every one of us.

Be YOU.
Don't be someone else.
YOU are a unique individual.
Be proud... rock it loud.

Apolo Ohno

Outing in nature – part four – Rye

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Our next stop was Rye a small English town by the coast in East Sussex. In the centre, cobbled lanes like Mermaid Street are lined with medieval, half-timbered houses. Mermaid Street is most famous where the Mermaid Inn is located which was used by smugglers. The historic houses date back from 15th century – many are 500 and 600 years old. You find also a Castle and the Ypres Tower.

Ypres Tower
Castle

Many of the old houses in the centre have lovely names above the door:

The house with two doors

The house with the seat

The house oppsite

Every house is made up beautifully with flowers in the front. I can imagine they are rather quirky inside.

Outer beauty is what the eyes can see,
inner beauty can only be seen through the heart.
~ Cagla Bicer ~ 

Outing in nature – part three – Bateman’s House

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We went along to Bateman's, which was Rudyard Kipling's house for 34 years and were he died in 1936. It is a 17th century house, beautiful with vast land around as Rudyard Kipling bought more land during his time there.

Rudyard Kipling's most famous fiction is the Jungle book.

Rudyard Kipling was the most famous author in England,and was earning £5,000 per year; the cost of Bateman's, £9,300, was thus entirely affordable. ( A secretary earned around £80 a year). 
He wrote many stories in this house, his American wife made sure he would not be disturbed uncessessay. 


Bateman’s built 1634
Garden
Outer beauty is what the eyes can see,
inner beauty can only be seen through the heart.
~ Cagla Bicer ~ 

His rather large blue Rolls Royce from the 1920’s was displayed in the garage. He loved that car. It was behind glass and the picture did not come out.

Never give up – like Nature

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I was walking through a forest with trees fallen down.

Yet still more growth comes through the trunk which lies on the forest ground.

It reminded me that

Nature never gives up.

new beginnings

Every day is a new beginning.

Take a deep breath, smile

and start again.

If you don't give up on something
you truly believe in,
you will find a way.
Roy T. Bennett
You should never give up.
No matter how hard the situation is,
always believe that
something beautiful is going
to happen.

If you are in a situation like that at the moment,

please know that you are not alone and you are precious and loved.

My best wishes for you

and may the rise for you soon again.

♥♥♥ Sending hugs and comfort to you ♥♥♥