A Photo a Week Challenge: White

Firstly I must apologise for my absence recently – unfortunately life, or rather work, just got in the way and I found myself lacking in time, energy and inspiration to think about taking or posting any photos regularly. And I so very nearly managed to complete my 365 photo challenge – in the end I was about a month short. So now, having taken a rather longer (and certainly not intended) break than anticipated I’m hoping to get back and post some photos more regularly once again. I don’t think it will be on the daily basis as I had been doing previously but it will be on more of an ad hoc basis when the mood, or a challenge takes my fancy.

I thought I’d start with Nancy Merrill’s “A Photo a Week Challenge” which¬†as you can tell from the title is “white”. I’ve picked a few of my favourite white flower photos that I’ve taken over the last year for your pleasure and I hope you enjoy!

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To see other bloggers participating in this week’s challenge why not head over to Nancy Merrill’s blog and take a look at what they’re all up to.

Happy Anniversary!

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25 years ago today my hubby and I got married so it’s our silver wedding anniversary. I just have no idea where the last 25 years have gone! We shall be celebrating with family and friends in a few weeks time, during half term, but in the meantime here’s a collage of the cards and flowers we received.

Click the photo for a slightly clearer view!

Abstract Seeds

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Not sure what kind of seeds these are but I love the abstract nature of them.

Last Rose

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The final few roses are now blooming and I took the opportunity to capture a last photo or two before they finish for another year.

Nut Harvest

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The last few cob nuts are still hanging on to the hazel trees and soon the nut harvest will be finished for another year. It’s been a bumper year for nuts and the dog has had his fill every day!

First Autumn Colours

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The first leaves are beginning to change colour and autumn is truly on its way.  This is a Virginia Creeper and the leaves change to the most amazing shades of red and orange.

Crab Apple

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The ornamental crab tree is covered in fruits and although they look very tempting, this fruit is not for eating.