Category Archives: flowers

Fall in the Hudson Valley

Last month I went to a conference above the Hudson river. The leaves were turning and  late garden flowers  blooming.  Although it was wet and windy outside everything seemed to glow with rich fall warmth.  I spent an hour one … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Grounds of an old Venetian Castle, Pylos, Greece

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On a hot, dusty day in early June I visited a beautiful, old castle that looked out onto the Meditereanian from Pylos on the Greek coast. Wildflowers were everywhere and I took many?photographs as I walked…

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Morning Walk in the Baja Desert behind Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo is known for it’s wonderful marine preserve  – a very special place teeming with ocean life. What is not so well known is that the desert behind the village is also amazing. I was lucky enough to go … Continue reading

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Wildflowers of Wildcat Canyon

On a beautiful day in May this year I went birding in Silverwood Reserve near Wildcat Canyon, (San Diego Audubon).  I am going to post  photographs of some of the birds I saw  but I could not resist showing you some … Continue reading

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A Wet and Windy afternoon at San Elijo Lagoon

Yesterday I went to San Elijo Lagoon between Cardiff and Solana Beach, California. There were heavy showers all day long and bouts of glorious sunshine and rainbows.  The rain made everything shine and there was new growth from recent rains … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Lake Wood in Ireland

The mixed woodlands in this corner of Ireland are deep and green with hints of old walls where fields once were.  Paths follow roads long gone.  In May the rich, new growth of late Spring is everywhere. On the edge … Continue reading

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Orchids at the Edge of the Wood

Early Purple Orchids are simply beautiful.  It is always a joy to see them every Spring growing at the edge of woodland in Ireland. I went for a walk down the grassy lane next to some woodland and saw several … Continue reading

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