A social butterfly

I’ve been a bit of a social butterfly.

Good job we’ve had some rain so that the allotment can struggle along without me. Thanks however to Di for removing the shade cloth from my carrot bed now they have germinated.

Enjoyed a lovely couple of days with friends Simon and Lisa at Mt Tamborine who took me out for a celebratory Birthday Dinner and the next day helped me understand the settings on my new camera. Then off to the flower bed to get some macro shots  and this is what happened next ..

Scruffy gets in on the act

Back to Brisbane for a wonderful party hosted by son and daughter-in-law. Thank you Jenny and Steve, you thought of everything and really went the whole hog!

Up early on Sunday to catch the coach to the Carnival of Flowers at Toowoomba. This is an annual event which runs for a week when the spring flowers are out. The camera got another work-out and it’s been hard to decide which pics to include from the 100 or so I took. Here is a tiny taste.

A visit to the Clivia Society

One of the floats from the carnival

Just one of the private gardens on display

Monday morning and the start of another week. Enjoyed sharing the first day of the school holidays with grandsons.

Back to the allotment tomorrow. Better take a couple of big buckets with me – there’s going to be plenty to harvest.

Retirement can be great fun. (I think I’ve just found the name for my next blog.)

Jerry Coleby-Williams

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