After the Rain

Yesterday it rained pretty much all day long. This morning there is some sunshine amongst the clouds and it’s dry. The garden is jewelled with water droplets and I couldn’t resist going out and getting some lovely droplet photos. It’s mainly the Alchemilla which is one of the best plants for holding onto droplets, but…… Continue reading After the Rain

Raindrops on Roses

When thinking about the word ‘ephemeral’ I realised that most things in nature are ephemeral, lasting but a moment in the grand scheme of things. Flowers, insects, leaves … allowing us a glimpse of their beauty for a while in their often short lives. And droplets, one of my favourite things, they are gone when…… Continue reading Raindrops on Roses

Precious Droplet

I managed to get out with the camera very briefly yesterday between the rain showers. There wasn’t much to see in my quick potter round the garden but I did spot the new Honeysuckle leaves growing. On a closer viewing I saw this droplet resting there. It looks like it’s being carried carefully – a…… Continue reading Precious Droplet

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow (2)

I went for a lovely little Christmas Eve walk today, and one of the main things that caught my eye was the gorse. It’s one of the few things in flower at the moment and it’s brightening up the village. It’s so nice to have a bit of sunshine today after several days of rain…… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow (2)