The Happy Hermit

Yesterday evening, I went for a walk around Vilnius and I was threefold lucky: I came past Vilnius Cathedral exactly at dusk, there were beautiful clouds, and I had my camera with me.

Here is the result:

I am not a bad photographer, nor was I drunk. The tower really is not quite straight.

And then, as it became darker, the lights of the cathedral were slowly turned on.

Until the whole cathedral was illuminated.

Which made for a spectacular contrast with the menacing dark clouds.

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(C) for all photos: Andreas Moser on 13 July 2012

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Photograph: To draw in light.

I have mixed feelings about dahlias.  When I was growing up during the 60s and 70s, they were very popular garden flowers in the UK.  I remember them filling up my childhood garden alongside the vegetables that my parents attempted to grow while holding down a young family and full-time jobs.  I certainly didn’t fully appreciate dahlias then, and I’m not sure they are my favourite now.

Towards the end of the 70s and early 80s dahlias went out of favour in Britain, appearing to only be loved by those who wished to show them at local horticultural and agricultural shows.

But it would seem that dahlias are coming back into favour now, and I am seeing them in most Canadian gardens now.  It is probably because they continue to flower throughout the late summer and into autumn, bringing colour to a garden that is slowly preparing for the…

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Seasonsgirl

The Boy are a little late but wanted to have their own post to wish you a happy 4th of July…

They wanted you to know what they are greatful for:

1. Mommy and Daddy

2. Kibble (their food)

3. Their beds

4. Their big back yard to play in

5. Treats- especially marrow bones

6. Their toys

7. Their Grandmother (who spoils them)

8. Naps

9. Rides in the truck

10. Long walks or hikes

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