Outdoors

It IS Easy Being Green

For this week’s photo challenge, I am posting four pictures.

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Not looking very spring-like yet, but plenty of green.

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Trees, of course, they can’t be missing.

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Moss.

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Okay, so that’s not strictly green only, but everyone loves daffodils, right?

It IS Easy Being Green!

 

PS: Can I just say, I much preferred the Weekly Photo Challenge on Fridays. I know it technically doesn’t matter because you can post any time, but still, I liked Fridays better. And what happened to Discover Challenges on Tuesdays, they stopped doing them altogether without telling us why. I asked on Twitter but got no response…
Outdoors

March to Spring

It’s looking a bit like spring out there.

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I went for a walk on Saturday and was treated to this sight at my local park. Last year we had cold temperatures all the way till the end of April, so it’s definitely better in 2017, but as this is weather we’re talking about, I’m as cautious as ever.

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Some daffodils visible here. Daffodils are little pieces of sunshine as I like to say, though in this picture they resemble little stars more. Well, the sun is a star so it’s the same thing anyway.

Bonus

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The first time I’ve seen a cat in a park. Maybe (s)he hangs out there regularly, I don’t know, I don’t normally go to this corner of the park. This black-and-white creature even graciously posed for me:

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Outdoors, Random and Weird Phone Shots

Random and Weird Phone Shots – Something’s Growing

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They always grow there. Every time I go to the launderette, I load the washing machine and then go for a walk in the park while the washing’s being done. At around this time of year, I look for these violet coloured beauties, ‘cos by now I’m sooo over winter and they remind me hope is on the horizon.

I’m not being poetic here, by the way, I just have no idea what these flowers are called. Someone once told me they were crocuses. Please feel free to enlighten me in the comments.

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Some October Park Shots

Most of the leaves are still green here, with bits of gold here and there. Well, it looks nice anyway, so enjoy:

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It has become my custom to visit Heaton Park always on the penultimate Saturday in October and that’s where today’s pictures are from.

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You can never quote any Anne of Green Gables quote too much, especially not the one about Octobers.

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Look Up

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Every other post of mine is a picture of a sky, in fact I posted one last week, so I went for something different for this week’s challenge.

Most of the time I look down, like Nancy Thanki to avoid tripping over things (glad I’m not alone). Most of the time when I do look up, it’s to take a picture. Which maybe says something, whatever that is.

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Future

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When I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend, Marilla. I wonder how the road beyond it goes—what there is of green glory and soft, checkered light and shadows—what new landscapes—what new beauties—what curves and hills and valleys further on.

LM Montgomery–Anne of Green Gables

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Harmony

Some time ago I made a post called Red Yellow Green. I don’t know how I forgot to include this picture in it, maybe I forgot I had it, but it was one of the first things I thought of when I saw this week’s photo challenge. So here it is.

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Taken last October in Heaton Park.

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Bob Marley

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