FOTD Delphinium

I planted a new delphinium in the back garden this spring and it has started blooming. I think it is stunning! The photo below is inspired by Cee’s photo challenges. It is shot at f25. the one above is f5. and the top one f8. I wanted to get this ‘from above’ angle and still…

Good Morning!

“Let us then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate, Still achieving, Still pursuing, Learn to labor, And to wait.” The words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and the ‘first thing in the morning’ enthusiasm of our little mini-Schnauzer June seemed to be the ideal response to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge “Morning” given…

Macro Monday: Milkweed

The milkweed is much prized by the Monarch butterfly and I am familiar with how it looks in the summer. But this past week I found it in a different state while walking on the Oak Ridges Trail.This is how it looks after surviving the Canadian winter. And here is the seed pod after it…

Color Your World Chestnut

It will not come as a surprise, to anyone who knows me, that the Chestnut in my World is my beautiful horse Biasini. Biasini is a huge part of my life and I am grateful for him every day. When I saw that Tourmaline’s Color Your World challenge was Chestnut and Copper it was easy…

A Square Viewed

I am hastily joining the “square gang” devised by Becky at The Life of B. Her lines and squares challenge will end on October 31 and , time flies, we are almost there. So here are my “squares”. Squares in London are green spaces which may be open to the public or are restricted for…

Color your World: Black

This week Tourmaline has given us the challenge of the color BLACK! Here is my response. The beauty of a black horse.

Pull up a seat!

“When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have.” Winston Churchill For me the horse is the best seat I can ever have. The horse gives me wings to go places I cannot go on my feet alone. So the seat on a horse, in the saddle, is…