Still Hanging On…

…but probably not for much longer.

Beautiful yellow poppies that flowered all summer and are still around even in November; they’re a cheering sight when I arrive home from work on a dark autumn afternoon. I hope they can stay around for a few more weeks, although they are looking somewhat tired by now. December?

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To Brighten the Day

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Hope this will make Monday morning more pleasant.

Another picture which I’ve also used on Instagram. But why not? After a frighteningly long gap, I need to find ways to make regular posting easier. Posting this one from my phone, just to see how it goes.

Time management!

Ceanothus

The Ceanothus in our garden has been a pleasure to look at this year.  All the other ones in the area seemed to flower a few weeks earlier (perhaps different varieties, or just in sunnier spots). So I wasn’t expecting such a wonderful show. Bees adore it, as do a host of other insects. I found it quite difficult to photograph the bees because they were just so, well, active!  But here’s my attempt…

There’s another one on my Instagram (katkarradz).