Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A tiny gallery space...

On Monday I mentioned that I would take some photos of the garden that I visited today. But I forgot to take my camera! I'll remember next time!
However, I suddenly recalled that I do have some photos of the smallest room in her house which I think you will enjoy....







Jill xx 

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Autumn....


 While most of the trees around my house remain green....for now...there is one that is putting on a beautiful Autumn show....





Jillxx

Monday, April 7, 2014

I call this work !?



I love gardening! So I am very lucky that gardening is one of the jobs I do.

Today, being Monday, I garden at a particularly nice place. The owner sometimes gardens with me and at such times, like today, it really doesn't feel like a job at all. It is more like visiting a friend and helping her as we chat.

I am particularly fortunate that all the people I work for are either friends or have become friends over the years that I have worked for them.

Today was the perfect day to be outside. The heat of summer has gone, but the day was gorgeous. The sky was a pretty blue, it was calm and I just love the tranquil atmosphere of suburbia on a weekday. Having worked for years in offices, I often feel like I am on holiday when I spend the day gardening on a weekday…even when I am working hard.  There is an absence of all the sounds that are usual in the weekends…less mowing, fewer people. Do you know what I mean?



Today I had my camera with me so I took some pictures of the lovely sculptural objects that are dotted around my Monday garden, adding character and mood to the space.







On Wednesday I will be gardening at the home of an artist friend. I'll take my camera and see if I can capture some of the interesting nooks and crannies of her garden. She has one space, which I adore, that we call her secret garden. It may be a challenge to portray its secretiveness on film. We'll see....

I hope the start to your week has been a lovely one too!

Jillxx