We've had a few additions to our cactus collection so I photographed them nicely portrait style. Some are sharp and prickly, some are colourful, yet others are soft and rubbery. They are fascinating plants!
Monday, 18 November 2013
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
A little while ago I shared a post exclusively about the world of weeds. I had great fun walking the streets and side roads with Lauren, photographing some quite beautiful weeds.
And here is another example of the beauty that may be found not only in cultured and nourished flowers and plants, but in those plants which grow on their own, mostly unwanted, called weeds:
Friday, 1 November 2013
When I returned to our balcony in the evening I was surprised to see the grasshopper still hanging around, this time on our lavender plant. Look at the immaculate design of his legs as his front leg holds on to a small shoot. How cool is this?!
Thursday, 31 October 2013
In the second photo of the series, the grasshopper rests a brief while before embarking on the climb up the orchid stem. My camera lens up close didn't seem to disturb him in the slightest!
If you missed the first picture, take a look right here, it's well worth the click!
These are my favourite plants and I'm seeing them around more and more these days. It is the red bamboo plant and I'm fascinated by...
We've had a few additions to our cactus collection so I photographed them nicely portrait style. Some are sharp and prickly, some are c...
A little while ago I shared a post exclusively about the world of weeds . I had great fun walking the streets and side roads with Lauren, ...
The other day, this stunningly beautiful grasshopper paid a visit to my balcony garden and stayed there all day and into the night. I could...
Welcome to my little photo essay on the world of weeds. In trying to explain to my young daughter Lauren what weeds are, I told her...
Velvet skies brush away the daylight and usher in the night in Kuantan, Malaysia
We are enjoying watching our flowers grow on our balcony garden. These purple blooms are particular favourites of mine. Hope you feel the s...
I'm always slightly embarrassed when I don't know the proper name of a plant or flower, hence the self-made title "The plant w...
I am participating in the A-Z April 2013 blogging challenge, an annual blog challenge where thousands of people write posts based on each l...
In Malaysia, these flowers are named 'Bunga Kertas' which translates as 'Paper Flower' due to its thin petals. They come in ...