I love this spot especially when the tide is in like it was this morning. It is so calm and peaceful. Usually there are lots of swans and wild ducks around but this morning it was quiet.
We took a beautiful early morning walk around Boscawen Park, Truro yesterday and I couldn’t believe how pretty the flower beds are. A lot of time, effort, planning and hard work goes into the park making it one of the prettiest places to take a stroll around in my local area. Perfect for lots of different children’s outdoor activities to do in wide open spaces.
I love this view so much that I had to add a black and white photo to the post as well to show you the stunning scenery. The colour photo shows the sea in the background which is harder to make out in the black and white photo.
You wouldn’t believe it but I was standing in the entrance of a cemetery to take these photos, so as you can imagine there was a beautiful calmness and serene atmosphere in this spot.
Over the past few weeks we can all agree that the weather has been not quite ‘Summer’ weather. We have had a few great days of sunshine here and there, but when it has rained, well it has almost been like the heavens opened and flooded us all.
This mixture of warm and wet weather conditions has been perfect for gardens. As I walk around my parents garden and also my own I can see how all the plants look brighter, full of life – nature at it’s very best.
This photo of the perfect bee accompanied by the lovely ladybird, is one of the few shots captured around the garden. I feel there is something very special about this picture.
All of the following pictures are taken with just a camera phone. Some of which can be very good these days for capturing those precious moments.
This gorgeous pink rose is one of my favourite colours. The petals are very pretty and perfectly formed.
One the slope part of my back garden, this type of reed plant has started to grow all by itself. It fits in perfectly with my other shrubs so I have left it where it is and weeded around it. The type of soil in my garden is clay so its always wet most of the time, especially with our damp climate in Cornwall. I’m assuming that these conditions are perfect for this type of reed, hence it growing very fast!
This gorgeous yellow flower completely brightens up the garden – reminds me of the sun.
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