Monday, May 21, 2007

And down came the rain.....

At last we have had a spot of rain. Not that much but at least on this day
there was no evaporation and everything is looking "washed".
Rain drops on bare Autumn branches.......
raindrops on rose buds.....
...on Mother's Day flowers.....
....... and little jewels on spider webs.

Sometimes it feels like it will never rain again. Then out of the blue, when you least expect it, down it comes. I believe the weather forecast for yesterday was: FINE with LIGHT RAIN. One would wonder how it could be fine if there is light rain! Does it mean that it will be fine unless it is raining and if that is the case, maybe we could all be weather forecasters? I think that is what is known as hedging your bets.


  1. These photos are just lovely my friend... Your garden is amazing as well... Hopefully if I know you long enough some of that will start rubbing off onto me... Mum was so good in the garden, I so wish it had have been genetic....

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  3. Hi
    These are great photos. Just out of curiosity, could you tell me what camera you are using?
    Much obliged.

  4. Hello Andrea,
    Thanks. It's actually a relatively cheap camera that has a number of different settings including a macro setting. A Panasonic DMC-LS2.
    Anyway, it's the most fun I've had in a long time. I saw your amazing artwork- just wonderful. I do miniature watercolours but never people so I'm always in awe of anyone who can paint/draw people. You capture them so well! I also love your fascination with nature, etc. I'm rather like that myself...we live on 5 acres in a bushland setting where I created 2 acres of garden that is very wildlife friendly. With every year we are getting more and more animals and birds making our garden home.....just as we like it.

  5. Hi Angela,

    I've been enjoying your blog and the soft colors, your photos are so lovely.

    I know how much you needed the rains. I live in the high desert and I appreciate the blooming of a single rose bud as if it were many.

    We planted 3 acres of poplars 10 years ago and the wildlife living there is amazing- the deer & elk have moved in, we have cottontails & pheasant and quail, so many there that it's just like walking into another world.
    Thank you so much for lovely walk through your gardens.

  6. Banner looks very pretty my friend...