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paris in bloom by georgianna lane

  If you love flowers and if you love Paris (and frankly I don’t see how that could not be the case) then I have some exciting news for you.    There is a new book published full of the stunning photos by Georgianna Lane, who has spent a  year touring the best spots in Paris for admiring flowers. Be it in the Tuileries gardens, outside the Notre Dame Cathedral or simply on a flower stand in the street, Georgianna’s pictures are stunning and so romantic. She also has tips on...

spring in the garden – a pleasure to share

Spring really is just around the corner now and I am very excited about a special event that I’ll tell you about in just a minute…..   First though I have to say that the snowdrops in my garden are in full bloom, and the daffodils only need a day or two before they open up bright yellow and I can hardly wait to get back out there and start planning and hoping all over again. Don’t you think this early spring in the garden is one of the best moments?!    Full of promise, and...

roses to the rescue

  Here in the northern hemisphere we are at that time of the year where we need a serious dose of colour and floral softness.   Today my desk is coloured with roses.  The great thing about flowers is that they don’t have to be sophisticated or complicated.   With the garden still in winter mode, and able to offer little more than greenery, this is the time when I’m grateful for good florists who keep their store well stocked with temptation in all colours. These beautiful...

christmas shopping – special offer on our prints store

I don’t know about you , but I am rushing around trying to sort out christmas gifts and make other preparations for a full house at the end of December, actually in just one month’s time!!  YIKES! To help you lovely people with your christmas shopping I am offering a special christmas discount on the prints in my print store. In case you don’t know about this new feature on the site, we are now selling prints of favourite pictures that I have taken over the years for the...

a video for thanksgiving

If you’ve read this blog for a while you’ll know that each year I suffer from  ‘thanksgiving envy’!    Being British, I never had this holiday on my calendar, but I love this tradition of stopping to give thanks and to celebrate with family, and simply remember all the things we have to be grateful for.    Today I am thankful for my family and for this beautiful autumn.   I am thankful for the opportunities to share through this blog, and for the friendships that I find...

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