a splash of colour

Last Friday was World Photography Day (apparently) and to mark the event Tara asked us to take a photo over the weekend.

So, being the good girl that I am, I did what I was told.

Well, I nearly did. I took my camera out and everything.

Turns out I left the battery charging in the kitchen. Dagnammit.

On Monday, while I was going about my housewifely duties (pffff) when I saw these right next to the washing line.

I had been feeling a bit blue, but that little splash of colour cheered me up no end.

I know they weren’t taken at the weekend, but I’m hoping Tara will let me off. Besides, if it was next week, Monday would be counted as part of the weekend. Just saying.

See more, most of which probably stuck to the rules over at sticky fingers.

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  1. SAHMlovingit · August 24, 2011

    Gorgeous colour – my favourite. Sorry to hear about your Granny x
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  2. helloitsgemma · August 24, 2011

    it's amazing the 'hold' Tara has over us. Love these they are so 'blousey' – is that a word, very up front.
    Glad they cheered you up XXX
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  3. Jenny Paulin · August 24, 2011

    Gosh those flowers are stunnng! Never seen that – was going to say breed buts not right!- variety before. Such vibrant images, really great x

    • tiddlyompompom · August 24, 2011

      I have no idea what they are. This is only our second summer in this house & I don't remember them from last summer. I'm hoping some green fingered reader may be able to enlighten me :)

  4. Mum2babyinsomniac · August 24, 2011

    Wow, these are amazing! I absolutely love walking round and just looking at the flowers in everyones gardens at the moment, sadly I never used to notice them when I was younger. I might even get into gardening so that next year my garden can be full of them! x
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    • tiddlyompompom · August 24, 2011

      I have only got into gardening since I have been old enough to have my own outside space. One day I may even know what plants are called other than flowers and trees :)

  5. Nicki Cawood · August 24, 2011

    What beautiful colours! I'm glad these gave you a bit of a lift x

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  6. mutteringsofafool · August 24, 2011

    very bright colours, they must really stand out in the garden!

    • tiddlyompompom · August 24, 2011

      they do, so find it hard to believe I didn't see them last year? I blame the then new-born little m :)

  7. LauraCYMFT · August 24, 2011

    Those are really lovely :)

    • tiddlyompompom · August 24, 2011

      thank you. there are LOADS of them too so it's very colourful in our garden right now :)

  8. pamperedmummy · August 24, 2011

    Wow what great flowers.

  9. chloe hogben · August 24, 2011

    I love the colour!
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    • tiddlyompompom · August 24, 2011

      I'm not a huge fan of pink, but even I think they're pretty :)

  10. Tattie Weasle · August 24, 2011

    A splash of colour to lift the soul: sorry to read about your Gran and I loved the pix of the steps…
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  11. mumsarcade · August 24, 2011

    These are lovely and a flash of colour can lift the spirits.
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  12. Tara · August 24, 2011

    I'll let you off cause it's you. And because I do love me a close up flower photo. But mostly cause it's you x