Goose grass, cleavers, or Galium Aparine can be found all over Europe. My childhood favourite name for it was sticky buds. Hands up who’s crept up behind some unsuspecting soul and thrown it onto their back, or worse, realised someone’s done it to you and you’ve been walking around with it for hours.
Last weekend I was playing with my biggest grand daughter on Tree Island when she decided to crown me with a mound of cleavers and a feather.
This may seem like a stretch for a spiny, pointy, spiky square, but up close they have millions of tiny prickles!
Becky has mega thorns today, not the kind to brush against, a bit like me when I’m tired 🙂
32 thoughts on “A Prickly Sunday smile”
Love it, and your cheeky smile most of all! Happy Sunday, Gilly xx
Happy St Patricks Sunday to you Sue, hope you’re internet is fixed soon!
Many thanks, Gilly! Happy Sunday to you! 😊😊
Tiny prickles works for me. My sweetheart kept pocket-dialing me last night from a different time zone when I was really sleepy and then not answering when I called him back. That made me super prickly after a few goes!
Oh I can imagine, hope you have a non prickly Sunday!
Lovely to see you, Gilly, and I love the quill. xx
Thanks Myfanwy 🙂
Cheeky smile and pricklies all add up to a woman with a
beautiful face. Loved this, Gilly. Fun …!!!
Ahh bless you Issy, thanks for seeing beyond the tired eyes!
Your heart radiates love in your face 😍
Well someone had fun!
Any excuse to act my shoe size!
Oh I love this so much! Might be my favourite spiky square to date, such fun!! And yup hands up cannot resist playing with this, I’ve caught out more than one person in my life 😃
I knew you would have somehow 🙂
Hee hee, I wonder why you would think that of me?!!!!!
Well bedecked, Gilly. Queen of the Spring.
Gilly takes a bow x:-) x
Just a precious moment in time! You look devine!
Ahh thanks, it’s great fun playing with the grandkids 🙂
What a Monday morning treat, oh goddess!. I love the jaunty feather and the manifestation of relationship with your granddaughter.
Thanks darling, she is a lovely young girl, very creative and has a great imagination xx
You are adorable! Can I hug you? 🙂 🙂
Can I please have a hug as well? 🙂 🙂
There’s always plenty of hugs to go round x 🙂 x
Of course you can- it’s Sunday! 🙂 🙂
So are you Jo my sweet, hugs anytime x 🙂 x
Wonderful photo Gilly … ah cleavers alive and well in my garden
Excellent, did your lovely dog eat them?
Not that I know of Miss … 🙂
What a charming, heartwarming capture of you, Gilly! ❤