Monday, 28 March 2016

SCAVENGER HUNT SUNDAY and THROUGH MY LENS

    • I photographed all these shots  (bar one) while I was still on the Isle of Wight last week. My granddaughter, Anna was not too well on Sunday and as she had no make up on she obliged me with a BEFORE make up shot.  


    • I had hoped that my second shot would be taken just before she left for school on Monday morning however we had to take her to hospital and although she is now home however has Glandular Fever.  

    • So below is another shot I took of her a few days earler when we took her out  for her birthday.  She is wearing stage make up as she had been performing at a festival. So this is my AFTER shot with make up on her eyes.



    • We do not normally eat desert during the week however Gillian surprised us after our evening meal with this DELICIOUS one.


    • This is an old Belfast KITCHEN SINK which last year I decided to plant up and place at the front of my home.  This shot was taken last August. Recently I received another Belfast sink from a friend which I still have to decide what I am going to put into it.  I have it in the back garden and this year I may sow Cosmos seeds in it and hope I have a wonderful display of colour in the summer when my daughter Judith and family are home from Malawi for a visit.


My daughter, Gillian has a group of  friends that encourage each other to eat healthily and exercise so once a week they go for a walk together and then have breakfast at a local restaurant.  This morning, Rose could not be with us so we offered to take her gorgeous dog Benny for a walk.  This is him patiently waiting for me to through him his stick again. AN ANIMAL that is both  beautiful and gentle.


While on the I.O.W I brought the book ‘Birds of Costa Rica’ with me in the hope I would some time to read it.  I did get to read about the climate and topography of this island which has 903 bird species.   I photographed the KEY to the diversity of this beautiful island to show you, along with the map which illustrates the six major life zones, each with its own unique mixture of bird species.

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24 comments:

  1. Love the story of your pictures! I should take Scavenger Hunt Sunday someday ;)
    Have a good week ahead!

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  2. Lovely photostory and a wonderful dog!
    Get well soon for your granddaughter (I know that diesease - )

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  3. Benny of course steals the show! :) Thank you for linking in with "Through My Lens"

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  4. Your granddaughter is beautiful even without make up!
    Belfast sinks are great planters! Love the shot of Benny!

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  5. Poor Anna. Glandular fever is no fun at all. I hope she recovers quickly - and is back to her beautiful healthy self again.

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  6. The benny shot ist my favourite one - i love the color of the dog and the way he looks. Thank you for showing! Greetings Marion

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  7. Hello, your granddaughter is beautiful. I hope she is feeling better. The dog Benny is pretty. Great photos. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

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  8. your granddaughter is beautiful and i hope she is feeling better! benny is so cute! love your sink planter too!

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  9. a great set...your granddaughter is beautiful!!!

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  10. Sorry to hear your Granddaughter is not feeling well. Hope she recovers quickly. Great shots.

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  11. Cute doggie! And your granddaughter is beautiful with or without makeup.

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  12. I hope your granddaughter is feeling better, Margaret. She is a beautiful woman--she does not need to wear makeup with her beautiful eyes and skin! I like her Claddagh ring--I wear one that is very special to me. The pavlova looked delicious, and your kitchen sink planter is brilliant!
    I've heard Costa Rico is a very beautiful and tropical place--no wonder so many birds chose to live there!

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  13. The Sheepdog and the Sink with plants got my attention.
    Your granddaughter is good looking also.
    I didn't know you're awesome at portraits also :)
    Have a Happy Week, Margaret!!
    Peace :)

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  14. i love the one with benny :-)

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  15. These are delightful! I hope Anna is feeling better now. She is a lovely young lady. Sweet doggie face with his stick. I just love that sink overflowing with green. Cosmos would be colorful. Hope to see it in full bloom.

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  16. Dog + Beach + stick = hours of enjoyment!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  17. I'm sorry to hear about your grand-daughter being poorly (glandular fever is not nice) and I hope she feels a bit better soon.

    Love the planted up Belfast Sink - we used to have one in our garden which I used to fill with mesbryanthemums. For some unknown reason we got rid of it - something I really regret.

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  18. Great interesting photos Margaret.
    I particularly like Bennie and the Belfast sink.
    I hope your Grand-daughter is feeling better. It's such a shame.

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  19. Glad your granddaughter is home as it is never pleasant when a young one has to be taken to a hospital, cosmos does sound pretty in the Belfast sink. and Benny is a beautiful dog.

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  20. Your granddaughter is so lovely. I trust she is feeling better. And what a beautiful pup! A hike with him would be truly a treat!

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  21. Your granddaughter is just lovely... both with and without.... Also love what you have done with your kitchen sink!! So cute

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