Weekly Photo Challenge: Prolific (Victoria’s Last Best Cherry Blossoms)

Most of the cherry blossoms in Victoria have already bloomed, so when I saw the theme of this week’s Daily Post photo challenge, I thought I’d have to find something else to photograph.

But lo and behold, the last best blossoms (in my humble opinion) have suddenly burst open. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Springtime Flowers on a Cloudy Day

The weather’s been grey and rainy in my corner of the world this week – great weather for staying warm and cozy inside, but not so pleasant for walking outdoors.

Yesterday my husband and I ran some errands at our local shopping centre and didn’t feel like we had much to smile about as the cold rain started to soak us through. (Like many West Coasters, we don’t bother to use an umbrella. I’m not sure why we do that – I used to tell people that after living here for awhile, the rain just starts to roll off our backs, like a duck.) 🙂

But anyway, in the midst of feeling grumpy and cold, we noticed this colourful display of daffodils, tulips, and other flowers growing in the courtyard. Read more