A Week of Flowers (Day 6) #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

It's day six of the A Week of Flowers Challenge hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs Here's some sunshine in the form of geums and marigold. Hawthorn tree blossom   dancing fushia flowers from our previous garden and white scabious

A Week of Flowers (Day 5) #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

Day five of the A Week of Flowers Challenge hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs The buddlejas have been gorgeous all summer, and the bees and butterflies have loved them too. There was a lavender border at the front of the house when we moved in which put on a great show and was … Continue reading A Week of Flowers (Day 5) #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

A Week of Flowers Challenge (Day 4) #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

Day four of the A Week of Flowers Challenge hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs It was lovely to see the new plants bloom this summer, including snapdragon and aster  hypericum and cosmos. Looking at these again is making me long for spring...  

A Week of Flowers Challenge (Day 3) #Flowers #AWeekinFlowers #GardeningTwitter

Day three of the A Week of Flowers Challenge hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs...hoping to bring some colour into what can be the dreary month of December. Firstly some other varieties of coreopsis that found a place in the garden and a chocolate cosmos

A Week of Flowers Challenge (day 2) #Flowers #AWeekinFlowers #GardeningTwitter

Day two of the A Week of Flowers Challenge hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs. Let's make it a colourful week going into December. We only moved into this house in March last year and there was nothing in the garden apart from a cherry tree, so it's been a mammoth task to get … Continue reading A Week of Flowers Challenge (day 2) #Flowers #AWeekinFlowers #GardeningTwitter

A Week of Flowers Challenge #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

I saw this on Rosie Amber's blog. Cathy at Words and Herbs is hosting A Week of Flowers Challenge, a great way to keep some colour going, especially as it's very dull and misty here at the moment. The challenge starts today and ends on the 6th December. Post one or two pictures each day … Continue reading A Week of Flowers Challenge #Flowers #AWeekofFlowers #GardeningTwitter

#SundayStills ~ Images and Memories #Vivid #Photography

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terry Webster Schrandt. The theme this week is Vivid. According to the dictionary vivid is a word that can describe something that 'produces a strong or clear impression on the senses', 'an intensely deep or bright colour' and 'very clear, powerful and detailed images' That second description … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ Images and Memories #Vivid #Photography

#SundayStills ~ Monthly Colour Challenge ~ Everything’s Peachy #naturephotography #floral

Welcome to the Sunday Stills Colour Challenge, hosted by Terry Webster Schrandt. This week's theme is apricot or pale orange. Peachy colours are abundant in nature, whether in florals... or in the sunrise - top right - and sunsets - left and bottom right. Happy to be a tiger for the day The amazing patterns of … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ Monthly Colour Challenge ~ Everything’s Peachy #naturephotography #floral

#SundayStills Monthly Colour Challenge ~ #Mustard #Photography

Welcome to the Sunday Stills Colour Challenge, hosted by Terry Webster Schrandt. This month's challenge is mustard. Taking it literally, mustard isn't one of my favourite things, particularly the extremely yellow English mustard. A colourful row of beach huts and if I absolutely had to have mustard it would have to be Dijon  These are … Continue reading #SundayStills Monthly Colour Challenge ~ #Mustard #Photography

A Visit to Powis Castle #Photography #Medieval

Castell Powys (in Welsh) was built around 1200 as a medieval fortress sitting in a hugely elevated position on the Welsh borders and is now in the care of the National Trust. No photography is allowed inside so the following images are from the impressive tiered garden with far reaching views. You can find out … Continue reading A Visit to Powis Castle #Photography #Medieval