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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:16

I went to the post office for a stamp to send last night's program to my friend who could not go this week to the play and had to pass the charity shop where i bought these three terra cotta and ceramic plant pots for 50p each.  Took their picture then went up the garden with my camera.  July is so bright and colourful in the garden.


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 10:40

Here it is


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 10:31

Aah but all very useful,GWRS.I used to do all my own decorating in the bungalow as I was trained for six weeks by a master decorator for my job as a research paint chemist.  I will try to get a picture of my "Abstract" painting in the lounge which I painted when the bungalow next door after being empty for some time was finally sold .It is called "Celebration".  The 14 year old son of the family had rigged up a zipwire for his twelve year old sister to enjoy and my first signs of knowing I had new neighbours were from her squeals of delight.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 09:15

The picture is 24inches deep and 23 inches wide. Pat.  Looks good in my kitchen.  Itt is another one I never tire of looking at. It has been raining overnight in Bristol again so garden is rather damp but brightening up a bit now.  I felt like a wet rag coming out of the powerful play I saw last night.  It was all in one hour long act so no break from the violence and bad language and left you feeling so angry at the horrors of war that live on.  A few hours in my garden are really needed this morning to calm me down.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 18:25

Mine is the right way up to start with Edd.  Whatever is going on?

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 16:59

Here is a painting I did up my garden on MayDay 1991.  I was studyng the Impressionists at the time.  It is painted in acrylic.


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 15:35

Oh Pat, I most certainly do.  The delicacy of the flowers is perfect for the water colour medium.  TY for taking the trouble (and it certainly was trouble).to post it and thank your husband too.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 12:49

Another repeat!!!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 08:30

Aah yes,Pat, the snow does lock up the fresh water - alpines would not survive if it didn't!  They hate cold wet but snow is like a duvet to them, keeps them dry and warm.  I cannot help with the pic of your painting problem I'm afraid as I just took a pic on my camera of mine on the bedroom wall, transferred it to my laptop and uploaded from there no trouble.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 13/07/2015 at 14:09

I paid 20p for a huge net curtain but I expect poundland nets are neater.

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