Mars, Libraries and Flower Baskets

27 Jul

After three months of clear skies, tonight it is raining and cloudy, just the night when I had hoped to see the Full Moon and the Lunar Eclipse. If the skies clear, I will post photos tomorrow.  However, last night, I did get a picture of the almost full moon and, if you look very carefully in the bottom left hand corner, Mars, the red planet!

Nearly full Moon and Mars

This came my way earlier today.


Our town is full of beautiful flowering baskets hanging from  lamp posts and brackets above shops.

Beautiful baskets in Redruth, this one outside our favourite coffee shop, Home Ground.



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6 responses to “Mars, Libraries and Flower Baskets

  1. saymber

    July 27, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    I hope you are able to catch pictures of the eclipse. Your picture here is lovely. I really liked the message about what a library is a capable of doing – so true! Whether it is in a town or just in your own home 🙂

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    • mybeautfulthings

      July 30, 2018 at 12:44 pm

      Sadly the cloud cover was too thick – never mind, next time – next January………….

      Liked by 1 person

  2. nrhatch

    July 27, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    Thanks for pointing out Mars to me . . . otherwise I might have missed it.

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  3. utesmile

    July 27, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    Exactly what I thought. hopefully I can look at it in between clouds. Glad we had some rain though.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. ksbeth

    July 27, 2018 at 6:46 pm

    At least the flowers will be happy



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