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Grove Park Adventure

As I have done so many chores last Sunday I missed seeing Remembrance Day parade and celebrations. I decided to go to Grove Park where there is a monument for the people who fought the war. When I arrived there it is so serene. In the monument, there are poppies and wreath. I stayed to enjoy the ambiance and read some names of the people who died, who gave their life for the future generations. Mumbled 'Thank you' and walked around some more to take photos before I do my school run.

As it rained a lot in the past days, the plants and flowers looks so fresh. Some still got raindrops on them. Such a pretty sight.

The CCTV in operation sign is dedicated to my son who is currently obsessed with them.

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Grove Park After The Rain

Monday was really rainy and we stayed inside the house the whole day. By night time the sky cleared and its our sign to go out. Everything is so fresh and the smell is just amazing. We went to the park near our house again and it is nice that theres not much people in there. Plus the cafe is close so I can go near the garden that is usually for tables and chairs.

It is nice that a lot of the flowers are still in bloom.  Nicer that they have after rain drops. Been awhile since I last did this. Taking photos of plants. I got really really lost again in the middle of the flower beds and its just so amazing to be back in taking photos of them. Didn't take a lot of photos as its starting to go dark when we got there but I got enough to have an entry for this week's How Does Your Garden Grow and I am so glad that I can link up again.

Its not all fresh though as some of the flowers are already damage. It might be the changes in the weather or sign of the coming season too. What ever it is, it just mean that the plants is not going to be this pretty forever and I am glad that I got this moment to experience them in this state. I cant wait to see the changes that it going to happen to them soon though. I have to confess that I have been staying in this country for 4 years and yet this is the only time that I have the chance to see the season's effect on them closely.

xx

Manneskjur

*Used Nokia Lumia 1020 that was lended to me for #ConnectsTrial

Lazy Afternoon in Grove Park

Its been 2 weeks since I last joined this linky and I miss it dearly. I missed because I had some eye problem. The photos I am posting now is not okay as I am still adjusting to my glasses. Some time when I am in a ledge I dont know how high I am really as I feel I am really high but when I would jump I am really just a few inches off the ground. Still adjusting I am telling you.

Me and my son goes out every afternoon. If not he wont sleep on time. So for a change I skipped the beach and went to a park and let him play. Timed though as I requested him if I can take photos of flowers and plants. Surprisingly he said okay and when I told him we need to go I didn't get any complaints from him at all. What is happening to my son? Maturing. I am so proud of him today I gave him a wee bit of chocolate. The park is empty as everyone is on the beach sunbathing. There are few families and people who are siting on a bench reading books. I made a mental note of doing this when husband and son would attend a party this Saturday weather permits.

My son is awfully supportive the whole time I took photos. Not going far from me and giving me dandelions every time he sees one. He knows I like them. He would also tell me where there's awesome flowers are. Or would kneel with me to see the flowers closely.

It was a fine afternoon. I miss doing it and my son probably felt it too. The park is still beaming with flowers! They are well taken care of and I love the mix of colors. Yellows, reds and violets are every where! There's also a soft breeze that sways the plants lazily. We sat on the bench to watch this happening.

Again I apologize for the photo quality. I hope I gave these flowers' beauty some justice as they are really pretty in real life =)

xx

Manneskjur

Thankful Thursday

I am so lucky that everytime we are out my husband is always willing to babysit our son while I take photos of flowers in gardens that we visit. Few minutes by myself is doing wonders in my well being I am telling you. I am so happy after those few minutes of seeing these beautiful plants up close. Like this last Saturday. Sebastian and my husband stayed on an open lawn to watch some live music while I am few meters away taking photos in a secluded garden. Jill's Garden is located near the Garden of Fragrance but this is the only time I have visited it. I found out that this is another nice small quirky garden.

I also realized that it is awfully nice to take some photos while you have music in the background. It really does set the mood so maybe next time when its gloomier I can bring some music with me to lift my (the plants') spirit more.

My brain is really in a rut and I am out of words to describe everything that I am feeling at the moment. My writing muse left me (as if I ever had one). What I have are photos of blooms that delighted me in the past days. Hope you will enjoy looking at them as I enjoy taking photos of them!

Peace!

In addition we went walking to Bristol and this caught my attention. A plant patch with lettuces, chilli and tomato in addition to flowers in their College Green Park. Amazing right!

xx

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Manneskjur

Thankful Thursday

I am so lucky that everytime we are out my husband is always willing to babysit our son while I take photos of flowers in gardens that we visit. Few minutes by myself is doing wonders in my well being I am telling you. I am so happy after those few minutes of seeing these beautiful plants up close. Like this last Saturday. Sebastian and my husband stayed on an open lawn to watch some live music while I am few meters away taking photos in a secluded garden. Jill's Garden is located near the Garden of Fragrance but this is the only time I have visited it. I found out that this is another nice small quirky garden.

I also realized that it is awfully nice to take some photos while you have music in the background. It really does set the mood so maybe next time when its gloomier I can bring some music with me to lift my (the plants') spirit more.

My brain is really in a rut and I am out of words to describe everything that I am feeling at the moment. My writing muse left me (as if I ever had one). What I have are photos of blooms that delighted me in the past days. Hope you will enjoy looking at them as I enjoy taking photos of them!

Peace!

In addition we went walking to Bristol and this caught my attention. A plant patch with lettuces, chilli and tomato in addition to flowers in their College Green Park. Amazing right!

xx

Linking up to:

Manneskjur

Music and Play

Saturday was a bit gloomy but it did not stop us from going out. Weekends are the only days that we get to spend as a family lately so were taking all the opportunity when we have the chance. We just went near the house. A park where there are a small music fest. I notice before that son loves live music that I am always in the lookout for one for him to see. The duo was setting up when we arrive and we are lucky that there's a space for kids to play to kill time while adults are watching and listening to the music.

Son just went to the play area and played by himself. Sometimes he would play with me or his Dad. And with the other kids in there too. Ordinary. But to me this is something special. As before when Sebastian is younger he would never ever share a toy or a play with any other kids. He is so possesive of his space and toys (even if its not his) and this frustrates me. I thought it would last forever but now he is so mature. He plays like everyone is his best friend! And most of all he shares toys! I am so proud.

With the maturity comes the appreciation of music. As a toddler too he would never stay in one place and is always on a run mostly from me. Look at him now listening and watching the show! My little boy is growing up.

How Does Your Garden Of Fragrance Grow

So we went here. Around this area we are looking for film canister cuz we are trying geocaching for the first time.

We cant find anything. We searched high and low. I guess we need to really read the whole clue and places where it is. And download those apps. We are going to be ready next time. We gave up after an hour of looking around =P

While they (husband and son) are chillin after a gruelling geocache searching I decided to bring the cams out and take photos of the flowers.
Theres really not a lot of flowers in there yet and the area is a bit messy but there are quite interesting blooms.
I took photos in haste thats why they are not nice. Also I am still not getting how those filter works. I am sorry but I promise that I will go back and give those flowers proper photoshoot.

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