Celia Hart's blog about what's going on in and around her studio.
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Flower viewing

Today was a day for looking in wonder
at the hundreds of white blossoms
against the beautiful blue sky.

In Japan there's a word for it


flower viewing

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who have lost their homes and family in
the earthquake and tsunami
Save the Children have set up an emergency appeal
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  1. I see you too are having a Blackthorn Winter, with the flowers like snow along the hedges. Very beautiful here, and all the tiny leaves unwrapping. Brimstones, Peacocks and Commas fluttering hopefully.

  2. Hi Wendy - I think your hedges are ahead of ours - the Blackthorn buds have yet to break (these are wild Cherry Plums)

    Hi OBCS - the aftermath of the Japan earthquake and tsunami are almost too much to take in - so waht must it be like for children who have lost everything?


  3. waiting for my skies to turn that warm spring-blue as they're still a cool winter-blue-grey.

  4. I've been standing under our wild cherry for a few days, inhaling the wonderful scent, listening to the grazing bees and watching the petals falling like snow around me. Heavenly - and makes me realise how lucky I am.

  5. Celia, we are of like mind today!

    I love the round photo - how did you do that?!!



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