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Weekly Photo Challenge – Escape – into our Flower-filled Cornish Lanes

21 May

Our Cornish hedges are filled with colour at the moment, pinks, whites and blues abound with golds and soft yellows and the lime greens of new leaf growth.  As we drive by, these all become beautiful blurs of mixed hues so I walked around the block, as it were, to capture the colours for you. I wish I could also bring you the quietness, the birdsong, the smells and the peace that came with taking all these photos for you.  Click on any photo for more detail.

 

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18 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge – Escape – into our Flower-filled Cornish Lanes

  1. Malou

    May 25, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    Beautiful post!

     
  2. on thehomefrontandbeyond

    May 22, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    we find amazing beauty all around us and I am so glad we have you to show us

     
  3. valeriedavies

    May 22, 2013 at 9:35 am

    There are few things as beautiful as an English lane – especially in spring !!!

     
  4. Teepee12

    May 22, 2013 at 6:47 am

    Your pictures look like my garden, so how can I not love them?

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 22, 2013 at 3:54 pm

      I’m very glad that you do! I’d love all those flowers in my garden but the lovely Mr S wouldn’t be so happy! 🙂

       
  5. Choc Chip Uru

    May 21, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Flower heaven my friend, your lanes are absolutely gorgeous! So natural and beautiful!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

     
  6. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    May 21, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    I could totally escape into your flowers…what a walk you have…and changing every day I’m sure…

     
  7. john zande

    May 21, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    I’m impressed with the variations of purple and blue in your neck of the woods.

     
  8. dhphotosite

    May 21, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    It must be a lovely sight seeing all these flowers!

     
  9. Kathleen Richardson

    May 21, 2013 at 11:36 am

    Sally, top row, left — primrose? I just dug up three different colors in helping a friend thin out her patch. Now they are in mine. Love that they start blooming in the coolest part of the spring here in New York state. Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 21, 2013 at 12:11 pm

      Yes, it is. If you hover over each photo, I have managed to name all but one. We have primroses in the garden too – I love them. They start here very early too and because of the cold Spring, I think, are still flowering.In fact, now I think about it, they have been in flower for more than 4 months!
      Glad you like the pictures. 🙂

       
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 21, 2013 at 4:15 pm

      Yes, it is. I love primroses too. Because of the cold Spring, I think, they have lasted much longer than usual so we have them now as well as all the other beauties. My first primrose photo this year was on January 19th so they’ve been in flower for 4 months already and there are still lots about! 🙂

       
  10. mixedupmeme

    May 21, 2013 at 11:23 am

    My favorite is the daisy with bee. It is a quick reminder that these flowers….no matter how lovely they are to us….are going about their purpose in spite of us. The bee is important to them for continued existence. I am no scientist and don’t know the first thing…
    I am sure the daisy is much more impressed with the bee than a silly English gal with an expensive camera. lol

    Love Ya Sally

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 21, 2013 at 12:08 pm

      You and Einstein follow the same line of thought when he says, “If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.”

      Every bee is to be celebrated and looked after!

      All the best to you 🙂

       
  11. Shelagh in Vermont

    May 21, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Wish I was escaping with you, altho I am finding new wildflowers in my woods here in Vermont every day now.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 21, 2013 at 11:03 am

      I’ve been following your progress on Fb 🙂

       

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