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Latest posts by SweetPea93

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:58

I don't have any recent photos, but I thought I'd have a look through some of my old photos from a couple of years ago from when I lived in Birmingham, or when I still lived at home in Burton with my folks...


Most if not all are from old film camera, with out of date film, which I had developed myself or had cross processed. I studied photography for a wee while. So they haven't been tampered with digitally and whatnot, believe it or not!

 My Dad's sporadic approach to gardening, if he liked it, it can grow, and as much as it liked to.

 I do like it when a photo looks more like a painting than a photo, these two were taken in the University of Birmingham's grounds.

This is probably one of my favourite flower photos, as I don't really take that many really, but this was growing totally alone in with some trees.


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:38

I'd love to be able to grow peppers like that! The baby ones in my greenhouse are really struggling, very jealous!

Camera Corner

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 11:29

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 22:52
It's always assumed I sound like I'm from Yorkshire. Having heard my own voice and having an auntie with a Yorkshire accent I just don't hear it.

I love Lichfield. Many days out as a child there. Alrewas was a favourite of my dads too.

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 20:23

David K, going back to your original post, I'm from Burton on Trent originally, it's always nice to hear people have heard of it... I now live in worcester and people look at me blankly when they ask where my accent is from. Never thought I had much of one, but ho hum. Lovely photo, must dig out the proper camera when I can

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 19:26

That top one is stunning Lizzie, I'm just in awe of the space you have, if that's the size of the garden imagine the house!


And thank you so much Mrs Garden, I sat down in it for ten minutes just admiring the flowers as much as you can a garden that faces a road and a busy pedestrian path!

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:44

Thanks Cleo! It's starting to take shape, just need some much bigger pots ready for the seedlings! I really love the oranges, I had a lot of pinks and purples, feels more balanced now. I only wish I could have some hanging baskets or some of the pots that lie flat against the wall.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:35

I take it his is a wee snail too? tut tut!

Time to get busy!

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:34

that's the problem with being a sales assistant for the past 5 years, I've never had to pay full price for clothes, especially when I've a penchant for rooting about in charity shops! I wanted to learn how to knit cat toys and other such useful things, I think I always knew an entire jumper would be beyond my remit! I managed a scarf for the OH's teddy bear!

Best April Fool Gags

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:28

Seeing as I'm a sales assistant i'm very glad nobody has ever done this to me!

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