This ant's-eye view of an ominous spider shadow on the golden petal fascinates me, like a view from Microcosmos. The spider looks menacing but so patient too, I'm guessing its a case of waiting, waiting, waiting... Photo Credit: Chris Helzer From blog-post: Photos, not Politics | November 9, 2016 Blog home: The Prairie Ecologist ... Continue Reading →
We visited the wonderful Larnach Castle garden on Sun 13 Aug 2017. Larnach Castle are celebrating 50 Years of Restoration and Innovation 1967 - 2017. Congratulations to Margaret Barker and her family for their vision and for the hard work and investment they've put into this property over the years. This banner was near the... Continue Reading →
A selection of different kinds of BLUE, different shades, different forms - I hope you enjoy the variety! Sometime in the future I intend to do a separate post on "Indigo". All photos are used with permission. My grateful thanks to the "permitters" for allowing me to share your imagery. Blue Hydrangea from the... Continue Reading →
Yesterday we walked through the Clive Lister Garden, a small garden that's part of the Dunedin Botanic Garden. We found a mixed planting of snowdrops and black ophiopogon (black mondo grass). They worked very well together. The path in the above photo curves around to a small bridge. Bridge and pond in background. Looking toward... Continue Reading →
Today we walked through the Lister Garden and found this pleasing combination of snowdrops planted with black ophiopogon (black mondo grass). The Lister Garden is a small area that is part of the Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. I'll post more photos tomorrow! This photo by SO.
REBLOG: Just found this Awesome original COW cartoon from Sandy Flett, Brisbane, Australia. Click HERE to view the WHOLE cartoon.
Upon the dawning of a bright and crisp winter’s Saturday morning this morning , my family and I had a pleasant venture out to the countryside , escaping the “big smoke ” of Brisbane , to imbibe the beauty of the Australian bush and most importantly , to watch our youngest play soccer and subsequently stuff ourselves with pastries at the local country bakery .
And for some reason , I have come back from this journey , not only 3 kgs heavier , but with a burning need to draw a cow .
So here is my portrayal of :
” A cow ”
No doubt some of you , my uber intelligent blog readers , will see similarities in my little sketch , to the works of the great 17th Century Dutch pastoral painter , Paulus Potter , who sadly and remarkably , died of the milk borne disease…
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