Every time I step out the front door the carpet of jacaranda blossoms covering the lawn takes my breath away. The contrast between the purple of blossom and the emerald green of the grass is divine. Reminds me of playing with my beloved box of 72 Derwent Pencils as a child, I used to love re-arranging the order of the pencils trying to decide which colours best complemented each other.
The little one is in flower heaven at the moment, the garden is in full bloom and he spends ages examing and gathering flowers. Fla fla (flower) was one of his very first words and his favourites are the yellow ones. Lellow being his favourite colour and all!
He is itching to get his grubby paws on some of these and keeps asking me to go "cut some flowers for the house please mumma" but I am loving the gardenias and their glorious fragrance so much that it is towards them that the secateurs are headed:
Lastly Julia... I can't find your email address (or your blog?) to send this to you but I have been wanting to show it to you for ages... just couldn't find my high school year book in the chaos of the renovation! Very boring for everyone but Julia... anyway see arrow below!
Thought it might amuse you!