Category Archives: Garden

Wordless Wednesday: Spring in the Yarra Valley

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

I love the crisp, fresh days of Autumn that follow the dusty, dry heat of the Australian summer. It’s been a gorgeous weekend with perfect blue skies, warm sun and cool evenings. The trees in my neighbourhood are starting to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

Life would be dull without our dreams and goals; their achievement so sweet and satisfying. It had been a lifelong dream to visit Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny, France. This dream was fulfilled in the spring of 2011, with a … Continue reading

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Another day amongst the daffodils

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Chemo week and my fourth day of sitting on the verandah in the late winter sun watching the daffodils in full bloom.  I can also see them from lying in my bed…

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The Footsteps Echo

The footsteps echo softly down the corridors of time, And memories gently stir like windmills of the mind, Faces flicker silently like pictures on a screen, And voices have a cadence heard only in a dream.   Days gone by, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Feeding the mind and soul in Paris

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

The Mount Macedon Memorial Cross is a monument to those who served in the world wars.  This photo was taken on ANZAC Day, April 25th, last year. If you look closely you will see the wreaths laid at its base … Continue reading

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