Sunday, February 28, 2016

Cliffhanger


As per dictionary.com:

cliffhanger-noun
1. a melodramatic adventure serial in which each installment ends 
in suspense in order to interest the reader or viewer in the 
next installment.

2. a situation or contest of which the outcome is suspensefully 
uncertain up to the very last moment


Sunday, February 21, 2016

Hellebore Folklore



In 'A Modern Herbal' Mrs. Grieve says ‘In an old French romance, 
the sorcerer, to make himself invisible when passing through 
the enemy's camp, scatters powdered Hellebore in the air, as he goes.’ 



Saturday, February 20, 2016

Abkhazi Garden


The Abkhazi Garden emerged from a rocky lot.
Ultimately, it is the creative expression of 
an exiled Russian Prince and an orphan.


Thursday, February 18, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

I (heart) camellias!


Happy Valentine's Day!
Winter blooming camellias
to brighten your day!

The flower is a symbol of purity and longevity.
Coco Chanel favoured the white camellia.
She explored this motif extensively in her 





Friday, February 12, 2016

Perspective from 40 000 feet



...is breathtaking.
Something magical about being ABOVE the clouds.

Any guess where this might be?