This is a close-up of my hydrangea, one of my favorite flowers.
Monday 31 January 2011
Monday 24 January 2011
So here's Stanley, my Blue Footed Boobie, whom I made a couple of years ago.
In fact he's already featured on my blog with his pal
He's a bit of a twit but I'm very fond of him!
Friday 21 January 2011
I took these photos at
They're tropical pitcher plants aka nepenthes aka 'monkey cups' because monkeys drink the water that gathers in them.
I'm submitting these photos for
I'm a week late, but the theme was "far from home" and as these plants originate in tropical rain forests, I felt it was fitting!
David Attenborough's documentary is well worth a watch.
Saturday 8 January 2011
We get a lot of rain in Ireland, but at least we also get a lot of rainbows, silver linings and all that! Oh ya and pots of gold hidden by leprechauns too!
Not that I'm religious or anything but as a kid suffering rainy summer days I liked the story in the old testament that when Noah and the Ark landed God promised that there would be no more floods,(what a liar) and the rainbow was the sign that the sun would shine again.
Hope is powerful, ask Annie....the sun will come out tomorrow...!