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Time to stop and smell the flowers

2011.04.14
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I felt a little photographically uninspired this afternoon but I took my camera into Chichester with me in any case when I went in to run a few errands. I stopped briefly in a small garden near the city centre which sits inside what used to be a church. All that remains now are the walls and it’s a lovely secluded spot for a quiet lunch break. There were lots of these pretty yellow daisies there and I experimented with keeping one in focus and allowing the others to disappear into a blur.

When I got home Lucy was keen to go outside so I let her out into the back garden. She sat on the edge of our veg patch for a few minutes sniffing and chewing at the special cat grass my Mum grew for her (I think it’s supposed to help with furballs but I don’t know how it differs from normal grass!) and I managed to catch this rather cute portrait before she ran off to continue her explorations.
21 Comments
davidcardona Precious! Thanks for sharing!
davidcardona · 2011-04-14: 12:13
abstractlight looks like she was waiting to have her pic taken
abstractlight · 2011-04-14: 12:18
Andarta They are both lovely pictures :-) Lucy can be so expressive!
Andarta · 2011-04-14: 13:19
josy63 A quiet time made by sweetness...
josy63 · 2011-04-14: 13:23
Lynda A pair of lovely shots
Lynda · 2011-04-14: 13:42
revenant What lovely flowers - your klepto cat looks like it's eyeing them...
revenant · 2011-04-14: 13:44
yellodog The flower pic was excellent.
yellodog · 2011-04-14: 13:52
davids The letter-box format of the flower pic is really effective - I like that kind of cropping
davids · 2011-04-14: 14:07
danrav What a great set Helen. I smile everytime I see Lucy!!
danrav · 2011-04-14: 14:35
Kay I think you will find these the flowers are called Celandine !We have a lot of these in our garden, althouth they are "weeds/wild flowers" they give a lot of colour this time of a year. Love Lucy, she knows how to pose!
Kay · 2011-04-14: 15:49
berlulu Lovely shots!
berlulu · 2011-04-14: 15:52
????? Both lovely shots helen!
????? · 2011-04-14: 18:24
Jarvo What a cheeky little face your cat has :-)
Jarvo · 2011-04-14: 21:18
liveandletlive Love that shot of Lucy Helen!
liveandletlive · 2011-04-14: 22:36
lookagain Great DOF in #1...also lovely color! Haha....Lucy gave you a great pose and expression before she scampered off....what a beauty!
lookagain · 2011-04-14: 23:20
mystic1 Beautiful captures enjoyed the capture of Lucy
mystic1 · 2011-04-14: 23:44
slowpete lovely post esp like the crop of the first one
slowpete · 2011-04-15: 03:55
SheriJ #1 well done great color. I love kitties also!! I have 5!!! aaahhhh!!!
SheriJ · 2011-04-15: 09:23
Eiram she is so sweet:)
Eiram · 2011-04-15: 13:47
Ryana Seems your cat is up to something ... ;^)
Wonderful shots, both!
Ryana · 2011-04-16: 13:42
wildduck Soooo sweet!
wildduck · 2011-04-17: 13:37
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Category: Plants and flowers
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Tagged: flower daisy yellow lucy cat grass
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