From Orange Trees to Orange Beanies

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Orange, which incorporates a few other Challenges. These are some orange trees during the past autumn season at the Rhododendron Botanical Garden. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Orange variety of flowers for…

Yellow Flower

“Today is going to be a great day.” The sky may be grey today where I am, but that is not a reason not to be happy. Happy Monday everyone. This is for Cee’s FOTD challenge #macroMonday

One Photo… Two Ways

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect.” – unknown For LAPD Lens Artist Photo Challenge – For Jez’s Water Water Everywhere My first photo is a rough rendition of boats in the Vltava, the longest river in the Czech Republic. This is just my trial of the Adobe Paint…

A flower

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse I like this flower both in colour or in Black and white… how about you? Cee’s FOTD Challenge Cee’s BW Challenge

Rain kissed the flower

“Rain kissed the flower, And the petals embraced the rain drops.” – Arvinth Manoharan For Cee’s FOTD Challenge

Blue Petals on a Windy Day!

“Don’t you think Daisies are the friendliest flower?” – Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail The forecast was rain tomorrow so I rushed to the Wilson’s Botanical Park to enjoy the sun and some needed exercise before the miserable weather in the next few days. I saw this pretty bluish bloom and tried to take a…

Australian Native Flowers

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Here are some of the Australian Native flowers which are very handy since they survive the whole year round…yes even in winter. Proteas, Grevillea, Banksia, Wattle are some of the names…. but you know me I don’t know much about flowers so I will leave that…

Japanese Anemone

“A white flower grows in quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.” – Rumi for Cee’s FOTD – Japanese Anemone

Raindrops on a Bright Pink Flower

“Small raindrops on flowers are like small happiness on life.” – Sushama BeckyB’s Square Challenge – Raindrops and a Bright Pink Flower Jude’s Life in Colour Challenge – Bright Pink FOTD – Pink Flower

Looking Upon Decay…

“I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.” – Henry Miller I love how these flowers are still standing upright even in decay… “There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind.” – Sarah Josepha Hale…

A Red Flower

“A flower has no time to waste; Her soul stems from self-love.” – Angie Weiland-Crosby FOTD – A red flower