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the cornflower, they say, was once worn by young men in love. the cornflower, they say, paints the tall grass with showers of azure.

Achilles’ shaman, bachelor’s button, the optical healer, the Hydra’s poison remedy. 68 more words

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Slightly more expired than inspired

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia, who has temporarily deserted Somerset to visit friends in Yorkshire where she saw this traditional scene at the Shipley cricket ground. 880 more words


Blue Sky, Bee Wings and A Courgette Flower

After a busy, busy morning, I spent the afternoon relaxing under a beautiful blue sky alternating between sewing up a tiny cardigan for our expected twin Grandbabies and reading.   24 more words


Pink Cornflowers

Camera: Canon EOS 60D | Focal length: 60 mm | Max lens aperture: f/2.8 | Exposure: 1/1250 at f/2.8 | ISO speed: ISO 100

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Floral Art

Recovery time

Today’s guest picture comes from my friend Bruce who had business in Berwick on Tweed and saw three bridges.  You may have to look carefully to find the third one. 470 more words


The blue cornflower

I know I said I was in love with the pink cornflower, but I do still love the blue ones as well. Here is one from that mixed annual seed packet