Flower of the day

It’s an old memory from Australia. There were orchids outside my in-laws’ caravan. The image was taken on the phone and edited using Hipstamatic. It’s for Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge

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Extra, extra

Extra, extra. See?Yesterday’s bloom holds otherFlowers inside it The image was taken many years ago. It was the first time I really looked at a hydrangea. I didn’t know they had petals within their petals until that day. For Rebecca’s October Poetry Challenge, Becky’s Past Square, and an old Daily Post Photo Challenge that asked […]

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A flame tree in full bloom

These also flower when jacarandas bloom. Found mainly along the east coast of Australia, they say these trees have an ancient history. If I remember correctly, this one was blooming on a busy road in Chatswood, Sydney. For Becky’s Tree squares this month.

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Flower of the Day

It was raining in London today. I trudged along its wet streets to post some birthday gifts for family back in Australia and New York. When I came home sodden from the rain, I discovered a box full of flowers on our kitchen bench. It was a surprise from kind friends in Sydney! They had […]

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Perspective

Looking up at a tree in full bloom on our street. The old Daily Post Photo Challenge from 7 March 2014 was on perspective. There were some interesting tips there by Ash. If you have time, please do check it out!

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Threes

Spotted this huge flower on my way back from church. I have no idea what it is, but it was about as big as my face with a beautiful scent. I filtered it three ways (using Hipstamatic of course!) to meet the old Daily Post brief. Via the old Daily Post Photo Challenge #155: Threes

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