Carpet of Flowers

When I went for a walk yesterday, the Celandines were really putting on a good show. The woodland path was surrounded by them. So bright and cheerful 🙂 And of course, I couldn’t just leave it there, I have to get closer 🙂 I didn’t notice at the time, but the central flower in the…… Continue reading Carpet of Flowers

Delicate Primrose Yellow

Primrose yellow is such a gentle, delicate kind of yellow. While the Daffodils, Dandelions and Forsythia are proclaiming the start of spring with their bright sunshine yellow, the primrose is more subtle with its approach. And when adorned with shining raindrops, the picture is complete. These Primroses are in my garden. I’m hoping to have…… Continue reading Delicate Primrose Yellow

Yellow Loosestrife

Yellow Loosestrife take quite some time to flower. They seem to spend weeks and weeks looking as if they’ll flower any minute, and then finally a profusion of yellow blooms open and make it worth waiting for. The flower buds appeared at the beginning of June: By mid-June (15th) they looked fit to burst, ready…… Continue reading Yellow Loosestrife

Sunshine spread

Last weekend I came across this lovely area full of Celandines so I got down low (legs protesting) and got some shots showing the riot of yellow. I usually get a shot of an individual flower, so this is a different approach to try and share with you the glory of so much spring loveliness.…… Continue reading Sunshine spread

Yellow Thirds

Buttercup Meadow

I was looking through my photos to see what would work with the Weekly Photo Challenge this week and picked out a few to ponder … then when I was finished I looked at what I’d come up with and discovered I accidentally had a theme emerging! Three photos showing thirds and bokeh … and…… Continue reading Yellow Thirds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

Ok, so maybe it’s not perfect symmetry, but when these petals fully unfurl, this Celandine will be a perfect symmetrical star of sunshine. The centre part is already symmetrical anyway! One of the first spring flowers you see around here and such a welcome splash of colour in the hedgerow. This one is one of…… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry