Tis the Season

Hello friends,

“Tis the Season” is the prompt at Our Beautiful World – OBW177

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and

Our World Tuesday : Lucia Edition

A star for the Christmas tree

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Lots of Christmas decorations at Ludwig’s Rose Garden, Pretoria, 2016

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Poinsettia flowers

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A sparkling Christmas tree at the Jacaranda Children’s Home – Festival of Lights, Pretoria 2013

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Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful day.

Regards,

Amelia

Peaceful

Hello friends,

“Peaceful” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW176

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Peaceful to me is ….

my cat sitting peacefully on the garden wall

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a walk on a lonely beach on a cloudy and windy day,

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sitting outside on a warm summer’s day… and

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burning candles.

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Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful day.

Regards,

Amelia

Bloom

Hello friends,

“Bloom” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW164

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and I also entered Floral Fridays Fotos – FFF251

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I love to take photos of flowers and especially if they are from our garden. We live in a frost free area of Pretoria, South Africa and we do have flowers blooming all year round. So here is a few I want to share.

Click on the photos for a larger view.

Agapathus

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Pelargonium

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Azalea

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Roses

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Petrea (Purple wreath)

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Thanks for visiting today!

Regards,

Amelia

Bridges

Hello friends,

“Bridge” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW160

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Click on the photos for a larger view.

A garden bridge at Garden World Nursery, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa. I took the photo at their annual Spring festival.

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Another bridge in the garden of  Jasmyn Farm Stall, Hartbeespoort, South Africa.

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Lambeth Bridge in London photographed by me during a visit in 2009. Living in a very dry country such big rivers are just awesome to see!

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Bode Museum in Berlin, Germany as part of Berlin’s Museum Island on the Spree photographed during my visit in 2009. The Baroque style building and bridges are so beautiful.

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Thanks for visiting today.

Regards,

Amelia

Windows

Hello friends,

“Window” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW158

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Click on the photos for a larger view.

Photo taken on a rainy day at the Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa.

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Photo taken in 2015 at our holiday unit in Clarens, Free State, South Africa

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 Lots of windows! Photo taken in 2008 during our visit to Berlin, Germany.

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Thanks for visiting today!

Kind regards,

Amelia

Texture

Hello friends,

“Texture” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW151

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Click on the photos for a larger view.

Lavender, Margaret Roberts Herbal Center, Gauteng, South Africa

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Cactus plant  in our garden, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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Cables on Table Mountain, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Thanks for visiting today.

Regards,

Amelia

Reflection

Hello friends,

“Reflection” is the prompt this week at Our Beautiful World – OBW150

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Click on the photos for a larger view.

I took this photo during a holiday at Stone Hill, Magaliesburg, South Africa. This was during winter and in the late afternoon.

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A pretty elf in the fairy gallery at the Margaret Roberts Herbal Center, De Wildt, South Africa

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Our cat Tinkerbell drinking water from the bird bath in our garden.

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Thanks for visiting today, I hope you enjoy the photos. I am not a professional but love to capture special moments.

Regards,

Amelia

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