From the archives – 15th August 2016. After moaning about the wild and windy weather lately, I thought to check out what I was doing this time last year. (well, 15th August, 2016 was close enough). It appears I was in the Royal Botanic Gardens doing some flower photography. The dark background suggests it was on a dark overcast Winter day, but it didn’t stop these lovely pink flowers shining. I’ve had… Read More
From the archives – 13th October 2016
From the Archives – 13th June 2017 I hate walking along the main road to the nearby Shopping Centre. (In fact I usually catch a bus, tram or taxi). It’s so boring. The roads. The cars. The car exhaust fumes. The traffic sounds. So back in mid June I set myself a challenge to see how many flowers I could photograph in residential gardens, (or next to footpaths), along the walk. It… Read More
My potted blueberry is flowering. On re-reading the identification tag from the plant nursery tonight, apparently it produces red flowers during winter. I’ve never grown a blueberry before, let alone in a pot on a west-facing balcony, and was surprised to see the flowers at this time of year. Looks promising for a good crop next Spring/Summer.
From the archives – 15th August, 2016