Black Rose

This is a perennial succulent, commonly known as Black Rose. It has burgundy to very dark burgundy leaves that resembles flowers. For Cee’s Challenge – FOTD and for Sunshine’s Monday Macro – Black Rose

Of Blooms and Pancakes

“Happiness is mother and daughter time.” – unknown Pat, my baby, doesn’t live with us anymore. So it is during this rare time that I treasure her company most. This morning, we had a daughter – mum bonding time, when we went for brunch at our favourite cafe and had a bit of a walk…

Faded Orange Flowers

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly your whole life would change” – Buddha I saw these flowers at the botanical gardens. This is for Sunshine’s Macro Monday – Orange Flowers and for Cee’s FOTD Challenge – Orange Flowers

From a bud to a Lovely Purple Bloom …

“Wishing you smiles, hugs and lots of purple”- unknown Princess Flower (Tibouchina) is a tropical plant with vibrant purple flowers and “fuzzy” leaves that will bloom all season. This is for Cee’s Flower of the Day – Princess Flower and for Sunshines’s Macro Monday – Princess Flowers

At the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens

“A garden isn’t meant to be useful. It’s for joy.Rumer Godden found in Power of Simple Living by Ellyn Sanna” ― Rumer Godden The Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens in Daylesford, Australia is an amazing garden built on top of an extinct volcano. If I had known this, in the light of recent volcanic eruptions in New Zealand and in…

Country Side Daylesford

“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” – Dr Seuss This is my first post, after taking a bit of a break during Christmas and New Year. Took this photo on our short trip to Daylesford, the spa capital of Victoria. This is for Cee’s FOTD Challenge – Orange Flowers in…

FOTD – February 14, 2019 – Tulip

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. This day is not only for the young… It is for all those who still feel the excitement… the fun … the playfulness… the joy… Even though how old…

FOTD – February 8, 2019 – Cineraria Daisy

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval This flower is a memorable one as it is the one used to decorate my son and daughter in law’s wedding. I look at this flower and I believe it goes well with the theme of the challenge, which is Cineraria Daisy… but…