Miscellaneous, just a photo

picnic in the mist

nothing stops the hardy englishman and his picnic!  serene st leonards on sea

the colour blue

here is a collection of blue things in my bedroom – flowers from my terrace, a vintage dress,  embroidered cushion,  heart ceramic made by my daughter,  silk spool from kempton,  blue enamelled butterfly brooch,  turquoise necklace by my favourite jewellery Peppi Taylor,  glass goblet from a pop up sale……    blue is the colour of honesty, reliability, trust and loyalty – its a colour that seeks peace and tranquility.

the colour red

red is the symbol of danger, anger, energy,  embarrassment, LOVE and PASSION……….

its a warm and positive colour associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive

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getting older…..

you know you are getting old when

a .  your kids are all away and you are alone at home

b. your daughter asks you to text her to let her know that you got home safely after a night out together

c. your son claims he needs a 2 man tent for a festival, cos he is taller than the other boys

d.  you tell your kids to turn off all the lights and close the windows once you turn in for bed.

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clouds and peonies

dont you love to lie in the grass daydreaming and watching the clouds? i love the changing patterns of clouds – these peonies reminded me of fluffy clouds and dove white feathers.

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sunflowers

sunflowers colouring the local fields a hue of yellow brilliance – contrasting with the blue skies its like a painting.    did you know that sunflower seeds are anti inflammatory and are high in vitamin E and magnesium?   they are very easy to sprinkle on your breakfast cereals or on a salad.

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fields of colour

the surrounding fields of el palmar between our village vejer de la fronterra and the sea, look like a painting at the moment.  due to the unusual  recent rains, the fields are  covered in  late spring flowers!

raindrops

there is always something magical about raindrops, glistening once the rain has ceased – a perfect product of nature…..

did you know how raindrops are formed? in order to have rain you must have a cloud–a cloud is made up of water in the air (water vapor.) along with this water are tiny particles called condensation nuclei–for instance, the little pieces of salt leftover after sea water evaporates, or a particle of dust or smoke. condensation occurs when the water vapor wraps itself around the tiny particles. each particle (surrounded by water) becomes a tiny droplet, these tiny droplets join together to form larger droplets, which is in turn rain.

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a washing line

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golden years

for alfie, how has 20 years flown by – i remember him being born in my bathroom at about this time of the morning…..

Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop

Don’t let me hear you say life’s taking you nowhere, angel
Come get up my baby
Look at that sky, life’s begun
Nights are warm and the days are young
Come get up my baby

There’s my baby, lost that’s all
Once I’m begging you save her little soul
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Come get up my baby

Last night they loved you, opening doors and pulling some strings, angel
Come get up my baby
In walked luck and you looked in time
Never look back, walk tall, act fine
Come get up my baby

I’ll stick with you baby for a thousand years
Nothing’s gonna touch you in these golden years, gold
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Come get up my baby1

Some of these days, and it won’t be long
Gonna drive back down where you once belonged
In the back of a dream car twenty foot long
Don’t cry my sweet, don’t break my heart
Doing all right, but you gotta get smart
Wish upon, wish upon, day upon day, I believe oh Lord
I believe all the way
Come get up my baby

Run for the shadows, run for the shadows
Run for the shadows in these golden years

There’s my baby, lost that’s all
Once I’m begging you save her little soul
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Come get up my baby

Don’t let me hear you say life’s taking you nowhere, angel
Come get up my baby
Run for the shadows, run for the shadows
Run for the shadows in these golden years

I’ll stick with you baby for a thousand years
Nothing’s gonna touch you in these golden years, gold

Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop
Golden years, gold whop whop whop

David Bowie

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