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December Daily® 2017 – Album Cover

Here we are once again. Time it flies! As ever I am excited to document our December and have made an album to hold the stories of the season. As I thought about what I wanted on the cover this … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Who Needs a Plan

Sharing another story from our 2015 holidays to the US. Who needs a plan? Sometimes things don’t go to plan. Take our bus ride out to the Pacific Ocean to see the Camera Obscura. First it was rather windy… and … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Thirty Six

Here I am in my favourite second hand bookshop. Barter Books in Alnwick. Gav and I were on our own because poor old Bud was at the vets having stitched from an incident on the beach that morning! He is … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Wishes on the Wind

I am always trying to improve my photography skills and in the summer I asked H to come outside on a bright day and cast dandelion seeds to the wind. This is a great exercise in freezing moving objects if … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Sunny Sunflowers

Found another photo or two of some little vases I did in early August. I say this every year but I do adore these flowers so much and must try to grow more next year. I think the varieties here … Continue reading

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Beautiful Butterflies

  Been so very happy this summer to see beautiful butterflies in our garden and lucky enough to have snapped photos of them too! Above is the Red Admiral and below we have a Small Tortoiseshell. Look at that pretty … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Thirty Five

A dream of mine is to have home grown salad all year round. It never happens but this pot full of salad leaves is a step in the right direction. They are in the greenhouse so protected from frost. First … Continue reading

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Layout Share – That Perfect Movie Time

Still getting stories told from our 2015 holidays! But that is the beauty of this hobby you can keep returning to photos and stories there is not time limit and no right or wrong! That Perfect Movie Time Here is … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Pink Symmetry and Purple Haze

A couple more arrangements to share. We are away at the moment at the cottage we love in Northumberland, hence the lack of posts these last couple of days. The abundance of Cosmos a few weeks ago spurred me on … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Selfie Quest Part Three

I wonder what I would have done without the self timer on cameras? Certainly there would be no crazy photo challenges of this nature in my albums! During our 2015 trip to the US we got very good at this … Continue reading

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