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Sometimes it is not a plant itself that catches my eye, but the way the light falls on it casting shadows and patterns as in this delicate bamboo print.

Tremenheere Sculpture Garden. Near Gulval.

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21 thoughts on “Shadowland

    1. I don’t know Meg, opportunistic works pretty well. This did inspire me to visit a Japanese garden this week where I found more lovely patterns. I’m missing my camera now…

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      1. I love the idea of a Japanese garden but I’ve never seen one. I was hoping my son would have photos when he visited Kyoto, but it was the morning after a very big night before!

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    1. Thanks Gilly! Out in the garden again trying to contain the weeds. And wondering what on earth a rather large shrub is and whether I should prune it!

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      1. Oh dear, not identifiable? It’s overcast here again today and I haven’t been outside the door, good luck with the weeds, an invasion of chuggy-pigs are eating the strawberries 😦

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      2. Chuggy-pigs? The shrub flowered in winter with tiny white flowers – it might be a winter honeysuckle as they were definitely fragrant. It just seems to have exploded now and hiding some lovely geraniums underneath. Maybe I can clear the lower branched without causing too much harm?

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  1. Great photo Jude. The school where my sister teaches has a themed photo competition every year and a couple of years ago the theme was lace. We went on a holiday to Sydney together and were madly taking photos of shadows like this everywhere because we thought they looked lacy. She didn’t win, but we had some fun.

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  2. I was a bit shocked to realise I haven’t been here since the end of April so I’ve just binge-read all the posts I missed (and drowned your notifications list in Likes in the process). Your photos are as incredible as ever but I do love the harbour ones and the header shot of St Michael’s Mount was a definite winner. Congratulations on another grandson! My parents have a gross imbalance of 7 boys to 3 girls (mostly my fault. 😉 ).

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    1. ‘s all right H. I keep checking on you to see whether you have snucked a post in under the radar. I’m doing a lot of binge reading myself at the moment. Surprising amount to do in a new place, but everything is almost in its right location…

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