Dried UP Flowers

“That flower Those petals The smell Are only dried UP memories of love… – Himanshu Saxena FOTD SquareUp – Dried UP Flowers

It’s a Pink World

“Always look on the pink side of life.” It is the first time that I discovered this particular challenge from Cee… and it’s about everything that is Pink! First entry for CMMC – Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge FOTD Clematis or Leather Flowers An installation at the National Gallery of Victoria as part of the NGV…

Calla Lily Sprouted Up

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse This yellow-orange Lily suddenly sprouted UP in my back garden. I used to have only white lilies but now these are some pleasant addition. Cee’s FOTD Challenge Becky B’s SquareUp – Sprouted Up Please click image to enlarge.

Gardenia

“Spread fragrance like the gardenia. It does even when it is faded… kAkoli Gardenias have white creamy flowers with glossy leaves and has an exquisite perfume. Their flowers are best during the warmer months of the year… from November to May. FOTD

Poinsettia – Flowers of the Holy Night

The reason we associate poinsettias with the holidays comes from an old Mexican legend. A young girl named Pepita was sad that she didn’t have a gift to leave for the baby Jesus at Christmas Eve services. Her cousin tried to comfort her and said that Jesus would love any present from her, even the…

Pink Roses for the 1st of December

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen Time went by so fast … it’s as if 2020 has just started then fast forward…it is only 24 more days til Christmas. FOTD

Sunflowers

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. it’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller We always love sunflowers because of its big, bright yellow flower heads. It brightens your day and you can’t help but smile whenever you see it. What is special about sunflowers is that it follows…

A Bunch of Flowers

“Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.” – Japanese Proverb Found in a flower shop in Mornington, Australia. Just an ordinary bunch but together with the green can, it looks rather quite photogenic …don’t you think so? FOTD Mornington Peninsula #3

Rhododendrons in Sassafras

Sassafras has always been my favourite place to go to during weekends. So it is not surprising that once we are able to do so, after the lockdown, my hubby and I went for a short 30 minute drive to the mountains. It is springtime and it is time for these pretty fuschia Rhododendrons to…

Pink

“Friends are like flowers. They bring colour to our world.” – unknown FOTD Please click photo to enlarge.

Yellow

“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is a pretty flower…a weed in fact. FOTD

Red, Green and Grey in Squares

“Each single colour has its purpose. It represents the emotions and the beauty of life. Some days are gloomy and some are sad. Each colour reveals stories.” – Musk@@n Red Lighted Candles from Our Lady of Manaoag in Pangasinan, Philippines Red Roses in a Nursery in Daylesford, Australia Green Capsicums from a Vegie Garden near…