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Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Signs of spring!

Having got heartily sick of winter, I was delighted when spring flowers and buds started appearing! They immediately lift my spirits.

This is the one and only crocus in our garden at the moment!

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These ones are in a park in Portobello.

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I absolutely love the purple and white variety. I'm trying to work out how to interpret it in a jewellery design.


Leaf buds on shrubs near Silverknowes.

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Forsythia, in Portobello.

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Daffodils, also in a park in Portobello.

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This is (I think) blackthorn. There's a lot of it growing on the way to the supermarket, so we get to see it a lot, which is good becasue it's beautiful while in flower.

One of my snow and ice posts showed the same shrubs covered in snow a few months ago.

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I want to make this in silver!

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Also, note that there is 1) a blue sky, b) no rain falling and iii) no howling gale blowing all the flowers sideways!