My laptop still being away, and most of my pictures with it, I’ve dug deep into my archives for this submission for HeyJude’s Life In Colour Challenge.
I’m not taking a leaf out of Jude’s book by suggesting you count all the reds you can see. For more pictures, check out my post about Hidcote Manor’s famous border.
I hadn’t been blogging for very long when I wrote that post and was unsure how to respond when it attracted a lengthy, poorly spelled comment, purporting to be from an indignant aristocrat. It’s one of the strangest comments I’ve had, including those bizarre spam ones we are blessed that Akismet catches. Continue reading “Red Border And A Controversial Comment”
Many stores have taken to employing gnomes as a deterrent to shop lifters. To a casual browser who has no ill intent, the gnome’s expression seems friendly and appealing, but a more particular look ought to deter any potential miscreant who knows what’s good for them. Continue reading “Red Clothes”
Red flowers have more boldness than any other flower. They’re rich and dramatic. If there’s just one in a scene or an arrangement, that’s where our eyes are drawn.
I’ve always found them a challenge to photograph, as the colour the camera captures tends not to match the colour our eyes see, but I have these to offer. Continue reading “Red Flowers”
When HeyJude suggested this topic, my hopes were not high of having any pictures of blue buildings in my archives, but I did find a few, assuming turquoise counts. These are all from the colourful Southern States of America. Continue reading “Travel Word’s Life In Colour Challenge: Blue Buildings”
The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is one of a select few in the US where tropical plants can be grown outside all year round. The garden is built around a series of lakes and a collection of palm trees and many of its vistas are superb. Continue reading “Two From The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden”
I imagine many people would like the chance to see if they work best on Tennessee Williams’ favourite beach. Continue reading “No Moonshine On The Beach”