First Tuesday in November

Cup day blooms
Cup day blooms
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bold colour

Most Kiwi’s and Aussies know what the first Tuesday in November means it’s Melbourne Cup Day, the race that ‘stops the nation’.  Synonymous with the race are the roses which are at their peak at Flemington Racecourse and in an omage to the day I’ve picked a rose growing in my friends garden.  The scent is divine and the colour strong and bold  image

First Tuesday in November

Last of Summers Bloom

A lovely spot of colour on a grey day
A lovely spot of colour on a grey day

From our place in the world, March heralded the start of Autumn or as it’s known in other parts of the world, Fall.

I was cheered to gather the last of my Dad’s roses from my garden to brighten our home on a cold and overcast day.

And yes, they smell as good as they look, colour and fragrance a stunning combination.

Enjoy!

Helen xox

Last of Summers Bloom

New Year 2013 – New Post

Well HELlo, been way too loooong since I was here (had to reset my password loooong)!

Do I catch up on the past 12 months, the good, the bad and the ugly,  or just start from this moment on?  Honestly, I prefer option 2, the New Year seems like a time of renewal and new hope.  Yes that feels right so this is the beginning once again!

So Welcome to my blog.   I am looking forward to the footprints I may make this year, anything is possible and the future is unknown so I am looking forward to a few surprises.  I have a major decision to make, get a new job or commit to studying full-time??? What to do?? Who knows, lets find out together.

New Year 2013 – New Post