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Centaurea cyanus

Latin Name: Centaurea cyanus
Common Name: cornflower
Family: Asteraceae
Plant type: Annual
Origin: Europe
Hard Zone: 2-11
Mature Size: 3′ x 2′
Leaf: narrow lanceolate… 26 more words


New Lens

These photos are from the “first roll” taken with my new lens a Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro OS. I have since take a few more pictures which I’ll be sharing. 43 more words


Quote for the Week

“In the afternoon, over gold screens, I will brush the blue dust of my dreams.”

    John Gould Fletcher, author and poet

Camera shy

The one in the torrential rain. I was rocking the festival look. Wellies, denim skirt, dishevelled look.  A super fast turnaround in a church. There was roughly a ten minute window of opportunity to hoist up the lychgate and decorate the pews. 102 more words


The Garden Blues!

Blue is the colour today as the Agapanthus begin their summer of flowering.  Delicate blue bells on a multitude of individual stems create a unique floral crown. 33 more words


This Week I Have Been Mostly...

I don’t have too much to report this week. I’ve had quite a quiet week, with a lot of drawing and Mr Story being out of the house for 16 hours at a time, working hard. 500 more words