Taken yesterday on a walk from Cogden to Burton Bradstock
Jane at Rainbow Junkie……. …………… ……breezy
Cathy at Nanacathy…….. ……. ……….. …….3 pics
me at Wild Daffodil……… ……… ……….scented
Melissa at The Aran Artisan ………………elusive
Denis at Haiku Hound…….. ……….. ……paddle?
Christina A Look at the Little Things ……. …rummage
Dorris at Dig With Dorris …………………………succulent
and please welcome a first time entry from
Debbie at Curiosity Takes Me …………………..Summer from the boat
The denotes a post that is also joining in with Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge – it’s fun to combine the two.
The denotes a post with a poem or haiku written to go with the photo, but not using Ronovan’s prompt words.
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Thank you everyone for your sunny summery entries.
Four fab photo fiends created the 52 Week Photo Challenge, we are:
This week’s prompt
There are little pockets of time when the world stops spinning quite so fast and one steps into some kind of heaven – lunch with old school friends in a beautiful peaceful haven of a garden gave me just such a blissful time on Saturday .
Everything about those few hours seemed to be in a bubble of delight, and now I so wish I had taken lots more pictures of Anna’s garden: the pond surrounded by irises, the Himalayan Musk climbing roses that scrambled up through the trees, 40feet and more, the brassicas which looked worthy of a Chelsea garden, poppies and foxgloves all in whites and pinks and some trying to be peonies.
The lunch was delicious. I was introduced to flat Spanish peaches, which I have never seen before, they are quite small and so sweet.
We had them with raspberries and strawberry and champagne creme fraiche mmm!mmm!
and the paper napkins…… My friends do not blog, or read blogs or spend much time on the computer, so they were bemused as to why I might want to photograph a napkin!
Love those colours together!
But you dear readers understand, don’t you!
Inspiration for doodles, colour combos, journaling etc etc….. I might print the pic of the napkin and use it in a photo album spread some how
And I bet the knitters and crocheters also understand why sitting in a gorgeous garden, chatting with old friends after a delicious lunch in the sunshine with a cuppa and crocheting is just about as near heaven as one can get!
Anna has also grown a magnificent Rambling Rector rose, tumbling through a tree near her front door, the scent was an extraordinary mix of spicy scents – was it Campari, with cloves and cinnamon.. the smell reminded me of something and I just couldn’t place it. I was so intrigued by it and Anna gave me a bunch to take home
which I put in a wine glass with ladies mantle and feverfew. I snipped a few of the older blooms off, but couldn’t throw them away, so they float in a little bowl found in a charity shop and they sit on my bedroom windowsill, catching the light and letting the magic of the day stay with me a while longer.
Thank you to Anna and Jane for such a special afternoon.
Here’s to us all finding a pocket of heaven in our world!
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