Friday, 30 September 2011

The power of blue

Have been on a quest for late-in-the-day delphiniums to go with the seasonal gladioli, sunflowers and dahlias whose hot oranges and reds I love but that look even more spectacular when paired with a great plume of bright blue. I have been frustrated in this quest but it got me thinking how many times blue, so often a readily available and boring colour can be the visual catalyst for lifting the mundane into something truly beautiful.

Friday, 2 September 2011


After such a rubbish August it would be easy to feel depressed at the passing of summer and gloom at the prospect of shortening days (or is it just me!?) but Autumn does have its' good points - like CORN! And CONKERS. I'm sure there was something else as well, what was it now ……...