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The Tiny Flowers of South East Iceland

We spent 36 hours in Iceland on our way to Canada, so we only had time to visit the Saga valley area in South East Iceland.   179 more words


No Vampires Allowed

Don’t you just love this time of the year, when everything is bursting with life in the garden and the first harvest is starting to come in. 208 more words


15.06.2015 Sisyrinchium californicum yellowstone

15.06.2015 Sisyrinchium angustifolium lucerne

Sisyrinchium, your name is a mouthful
but nevertheless you are beautiful.
I love the way you close your eyes at night…
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05.06.15 Campanula Carpatica on the rockery

29.06.15 Campanula Persicifolia

Campanula Carpatica
sits on my rockery
adding a splash of colour
for many a day.
Campanula Persicifolia…
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Mary's mini-garden

Towards the end of 2014 our great friend Mary gave us two old butler sinks to make into miniature alpine gardens. Soon after this a sudden illness took Mary from us. 243 more words


"Shot on iPhone 6"

You’ve probably seen the adds on billboards, in magazines or in other media. Apple is promoting the iPhone 6 camera’s leap in quality.  In my case I was heading across the elevated highway that connects West Seattle to Seattle proper when I first saw this photo on a huge billboard. 195 more words

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