Don’t judge a garden from your kitchen window

We’ve had two days of beautiful rain (which makes a pleasant change from ice), yet from our kitchen window, the garden looks sad. Well perhaps not sad, but quiet and withdrawn.

…but I stepped out from the cave this morning with a cup of tea and took a wander …

We always tend to think that the little Japanese maple is at her best in autumn

but I’m wondering if that’s so

because when you catch her with no clothes on

when she’s just stepped out from a shower

wearing nothing but a pair of earrings …

ooo la la!

But the thing is, she’s hidden from our kitchen window because the crepe myrtle steals the show…

and it’s pretty hard to compete with this

Still … take some time this weekend to look in the shadows

You might see something that you least expect.

Have a happy one. Stay warm xx

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    15 Comments

    1. Posted 13 July 2012 at 11:55 am | Permalink

      Alluring!!! Cheers Nonoy Manga

    2. Roswyn sanders
      Posted 13 July 2012 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

      This is so beautiful. I get a warm fuzzy feeling when I see your email in my box

    3. Posted 13 July 2012 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

      Beautiful! I love these!

      • Posted 13 July 2012 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

        Thank you Carah and thanks for following. Hope you get your money’s worth šŸ™‚

    4. Posted 13 July 2012 at 1:22 pm | Permalink

      Absolutely fabulous shots and more fabulous are the eyes that actually see it before the shots! Bravo!

      • Posted 13 July 2012 at 1:29 pm | Permalink

        Thank you Bob. A world away from Qatar! Most morning we’re covered in ice here atm.

        • Posted 13 July 2012 at 1:45 pm | Permalink

          Aah, it’s winter down under. Am now staying in Malaysia, hot & humid all year long, and plenty of rain.

    5. Posted 13 July 2012 at 7:39 pm | Permalink

      beautiful images ā™„

    6. Posted 14 July 2012 at 11:56 pm | Permalink

      Beautiful shots! Great work! šŸ™‚

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