Emily in Autumn

This was one of those last-minute, organised in haste on a hunch idea…that turned into something amazing. I had seen some recent photos from Cloudhill gardens and the beautiful Autumn Colours (we don’t get a lot of Autumn colour in Melbourne). The weather said Tuesday should be nice. So I thought I would pop in…

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Autumn at Cloudehill

I must admit, it’s been a while since I was at Cloudehill Gardens, but it truly is sheer magic in Autumn. Much of Australia is either green all year round, or brown and dry. So to get some bright Autumn colour is something rather exciting and you mostly have to head to higher ground like…

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Walk in the rain

Walking down the garden path to the studio, had me stop and go grab my camera. Tiny little raindrops on plants from recent rain showers, glittering and calling to me. So I grabbed my camera and spent an hour or so just pottering in the backyard, with my cat for company. The dog? He was…

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Share your world – 5th April 2022

Many people have been saying for a while now, it’s not IF you will catch Covid, it’s WHEN. Well my when was nearly two weeks ago. It started with a sore scratchy throat, then the headache, the body aches and then the fever. Then it hit my lungs and the constant coughing. I couldn’t stop…

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Random Flowers

I have already recently shared some paper daisies and kangaroo paw from a recent trip to Australia Gardens, I’ve been there so many times of late, but it’s always changing. Here are just a few more random flower shots… I hope I haven’t bored you too much with my flower shots? I’ll be back soon…

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Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paw is a weird little flower, named for its likeness to Kangaroo Paws (as in the animal). I think they are so pretty and so structural, We have several in our own gardens, but only a few are really abundant. The common red one (which we have) is fairly easy to grow, the yellow…

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Paper Daisies

I have a bit of a confession to make. I adore flowers and every time I photograph something, that seems to be my current favourite. I like so many different varieties, it’s hard to just pick one. There are a few I am not huge fans of, like carnations, stock and a few others, it…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 3

This week I have been sharing images taken at Australia Gardens in Cranbourne, with the Lensbaby lenses – Sweet80, Edge50 and Velvet56. Today I am sharing the Kangaroo paw. The gardens have so many varieties, mostly in mass plantings (the best way to showcase them I think), they had a new one this time a…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 2

The other day I shared some random pics from our day at Australia Gardens in Cranbourne on a recent trip hubby and I did. Today I want to share the everlasting daisies or paper daisies. I have always had a fascination with these flowers and capture them whenever I can. I love them on their…

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Cranbourne Gardens Pt 1

I have been spending quite a bit of time lately exploring my local gardens, I have three, in particular, I love to visit for the flora and fauna, Cranbourne Gardens or Australia Gardens is uniquely Australian Natives, birds, flowers, trees and animals. It’s free to enter, which makes it a great cheap day out. The…

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