Sunday 31 May 2009

Shadow Shot Sunday

Shots from our lovely weekend away in Brighton.Chicken wire against a wall. I liked the way you don't notice the wire at first-the shadow is more substantial.

Shadow from the UFO like toy Louis had. Like a giant frisby. It was fun while it lasted but unfortunately got tangled in a tree a little later on.

Me, Claire and Mae on Brighton seafront. This is about 7pm and the sun was very low but still amazingly hot.

A rose in the garden of our cottage.

Shadowy horse from the field next to the garden. He was very friendly!
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Thursday 28 May 2009


Edna is her name and secret missions are her game. But first, here's how she turned out.
Beginning her skirt.
Relaxing in the sun before her adventure begins. I will tell you more another day! Bye bye Edna and GOOD LUCK!

Wednesday 27 May 2009

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens

Sissinghurst garden was created by Vita Sackville-West. It is beautiful. You can read about it here, Vita here. The colours are mouth-watering, the sun came out and brought with it a
juggling lady on the lawn, honey bees and the colours of the plants. I bought a little book of gardening columns by V S-W. I love them-she wrote in a funny, warm, wise and inspiring way. In one article, she talks about a tussie-mussie that her neighbour bought her from her own small garden. A tussie-mussie is the delightful term for a posy of flowers. My sweet peas have passed their best so I am going into my garden tomorrow to get a tussie-mussie of my own!
P.S.-I did the pictures small as there are so many. In the draft version they are all in blocks. When I publish they get into one long line! They seem to be working when you click on them though so if you want a closer look!

Tuesday 26 May 2009

White Spider

Here it comes!
A little further...

This spider was in Andy's brother's garden on Sunday. Earlier in the day it had caught and eaten a bumble bee. I found some white spiders by googling but nothing exactly the same. I have never seen one before. I love that-when you see something weird living in the garden, it's a zoo out there!
If anyone knows what this spider is I would love to know. I also googled albino spider and discovered there is a band of the same name!

Sunday 24 May 2009

Shadow Shot Sunday

Light in the bedroom on Friday morning about 6.20.

Great rusty scissor display in Greenwich market last Sunday. I liked this little sculpture the stall holder had made.

Shadow of my hand-looks like I am drinking a dainty cup of tea!

Long Woman of Blackheath shadow! Thursday evening.

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Saturday 23 May 2009

Garden Colour

The sun was out today while I was tidying my messy house. My garden is also messy but is showing its colours none the less!