Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

I may have lots of reflection photos, I may not. Fact is my photos are now in such a muddle I haven’t a clue! I think I would need to take a week’s leave to organise all my images now I’ve got a new laptop. Before I could always find any picture I’d taken in the last 12 years quite easily. Not anymore!
This one popped out so for now it’s the only one I’m posting, I may be back in a day or two.
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Join in with the challenge if you can find your pictures, http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/weekly-photo-challenge-reflections/

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Rosemoor Roses

Rosemoor is famous for its spectacular rose garden and is much visited in June for that very reason. I didn’t make it this year, but today I visited to see what was in bloom and was thrilled to see that the roses are having a wonderful second flush.

Just is case you think I’ve captured a few isolated flowers, here are a couple of the beds.


Aren’t they beautiful? From the amount of buds, it looks like there will be a good display for at least a couple of weeks, so if you’re in the area, go and enjoy the fragrance and colour.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

As soon as I saw the challenge I knew this photo was my choice, taken last Sunday at a sculpture exhibition at, you guessed it, Rosemoor.

Beauty of the garden
Beauty of the garden

Would you like to join in this week? http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/photo-challenge-unique/

100 Steps at the underpass

Myfanwy at http://chittlechattle.com/ began taking photos on a 100 step walk and several bloggers have followed her idea, it’s a great way of becoming aware of your surroundings. I’ve tried it from home and from work, and yesterday as I was at Rosemoor, where there is beauty in every direction, I decided to choose a particular starting point. Half way around the garden it changes its nature by going through an underpass on the A3124 to the original garden bequeathed by Lady Anne and bearing her name.

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I walked 50 steps in each direction from here and saw this cute bird, part of the sculpture exhibition

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Some well weathered and lichened stone

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Plenty of greenery of course but I like this leaf

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A sculpture with an interesting texture

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A leaf with a shimmer, about fifty centimetres across

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These are my favourites, I love the way the shadow became blue and I have no idea why, but I used my phone camera to take these shots because I was dodging the rain.

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Hope you like my steps Myfanwy!