A very small splash of colour
snippets of our garden in Ravenna
and a wee bit of random poetry
Not only humans are aware of the importance of a good pose.
I had to take a photo for that weekly contest I participate in, remember? Well, the other day at school I saw this paper coffee cup in the sun and..it was perfect. Because I liked the photo so much, I’m going to publish it…
This week’s photo contest theme
…is it Spring there, too?
you’re never out of original ideas for cards!
A cactus. A cat. A ca(c)t(us).
Yet another outing at the Jardin Botanico
It is impossible to imagine anything so lovely as these little Humming Birds, their variety and the extraordinary brilliancy of their colours. Queen Victoria, 1851 They poise themselves in the air, we hear not the humming of the wings, but we can almost fancy…
One never sees Paris for the first time; one always sees it again… Edmondo de Amicis The timeless Paris. Paris is always the same. Nothing changes in Paris. This post is, clearly, about Paris. And its everlasting-ness. We went back to the french capital…
A while ago, in Oslo, I saw this tree. Too amazing not to take photos of!
Gorgeous. This photo took a lot of time and patience, but I think it was worth it. Taken at the Real Jardin Botanico of Madrid.
As you might have noticed, it’s officially Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Well, at least in Europe, I’m not sure about everyone else. On Sunday we went to the Botanical Gardens of Madrid and it was beautiful. The flowers (yes, there were flowers), the…
The other day I woke up to a sound that had obviously seeped into my unconscious mind and nudged it into consciousness. I opened my eyes and listened. A gurgling sound reached my ears and, recognising it, I sprang out of bed and stared out…
I went to Scotland last week. I saw the Highland Cow (or Heeland Coo, as it’s pronounced in the incredibly difficult Scottish accent dictates). On wikipedia, they are described as a long-horned, wavy-haired cows whose coat can be black, brindled, red, yellow or dun….