Floral Rainbow

I’m not sure if it’s just a British thing but we have a little mnemonic for the colours of the rainbow: “Richard of York gave battle in vain”. That’s the phrase that has stuck in my mind since childhood, rather than the “Roy G. Biv” of this challenge. But whatever method you choose to remind…… Continue reading Floral Rainbow

Unexpected Beauty

Like me, you’ve probably never noticed a Potato flower before. Usually we just see the tubers, as we’re peeling them and cooking them for dinner, but if you accidentally start growing potato plants (for example if you chucked a bunch of old gone-to-seed potatoes into the compost pile) you’d be surprised! Obviously we weren’t growing…… Continue reading Unexpected Beauty

Aquilegia

I very carefully focused on the stamens in this shot, which was tricky as there was quite a breeze and the flower kept swaying! But thankfully I got the shot I wanted. I like how soft the green background is, and that you can see all the detail of this interestingly shaped flower.

Bluebell Blanket

I’m not going to waffle on because it’s late, and the photos speak for themselves. I had a walk at lunchtime in the woods near where I work, and it was beautiful – the Bluebells blanketed the ground and the smell and sight was spectacular. Hope it comes across in the photos 🙂