Teeny Tiny Bee, and more…

Today is a bank holiday, so no working, I can just use my computer for fun things 🙂 So I thought I’d do another blog post as there are more photos to be shared. A tiny solitary bee also visited that Osteospermum that I shared in yesterday’s post. If you compare these photos with yesterday’s…… Continue reading Teeny Tiny Bee, and more…

Pretty in Pink

What a lovely theme for this week’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge – delicate colours. There are some very bright and eye catching colours in nature, but some of the most beautiful flowers are delicate, soft, pastel colours. I am lucky enough to have several growing in the garden, most with no assistance from me -…… Continue reading Pretty in Pink

Future Flowers

Back in February 2016 I bought myself an Orchid. I didn’t have a great track record of keeping plants alive at that point, but I decided I would enjoy the flowers and see if I could keep it going. Back then, I didn’t know that in the future I would still be enjoying this lovely…… Continue reading Future Flowers

Red

If you look in my Nature Guide, you’ll find there are a number of flowers with Red in their name. Sometimes they look pink to me, but if their name is red, then they count! We have: Red Campion: Red Clover: Red Dead-nettle Redshank With insects, red seems to be more literal and things definitely…… Continue reading Red

Baby Hat

I made this hat in one evening. Although I then forgot to actually give it to anyone, and their babies have probably outgrown it now! But it is very cute, and was nice to make. Pattern: Baby Hat, from Bavarian Crochet on-the-go by Jenny King. Yarn from my stash.

Nestled

At the weekend I bought some flowers to photograph as there’s not so much outdoors at the moment. I like how the centre of this flower is nestled deep between its soft pink petals. And with a yellow flower behind it, there’s a lovely bright contrast with the background.