Tag Archives: Gardens

Life in the Fast Lane

Dear Friends, Last Saturday, I learned from the Colorado Traveling Ducks that it was National Squirrel Appreciation Day.  After meeting a fleet-footed squirrel in Manchester, I definitely have an appreciation for their speed and agility. Did you know a squirrel moves fast? If you blink you’ll miss it. That’s what almost happened to me. I …

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Turning Japanese

Dear Friends, Japanese gardens are representations in miniature of the harmony in nature. Being small in stature and naturally harmonious, I was keen to visit the Japanese Garden at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart to see how well I fitted in. This cherry tree next to the gate was loaded with delicate pink …

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Delicate

Dear Friends, This week I found myself in a rather delicate situation. I was enjoying a quiet rest in the garden when I spotted another inhabitant out basking in the blazing sunshine. As you know I love making new friends, especially among the wildlife, so I strolled over to introduce myself. Unfortunately this bearded dragon …

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips

Dear Friends, While I was visiting the Blue Mountains I heard that Leura was the place to go to see spectacular gardens. I don’t profess to having green thumbs but I enjoy spending time in beautiful surroundings, so I went on the train from Katoomba to Leura to see for myself, and I wasn’t disappointed. When …

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