Friday, November 11, 2011

Spring days are here.

The sun is shinning beautifully today and reminds me why I love living where I do and so thankful for this.
This is the view looking out my stairwell window, the clear blue sky and sea makes my heart flutter.

Did you see the wonderful big full moon last night?
I wish you could have seen what I saw out my window and if I was not half asleep, would have got my camera out.
I got up in the night and looking out, was magical ~  the water looked like it had a large sheet of gold leaf spread across it and seemed as if you could have danced the night away, across the water. 

Today is the 11/11/11, a rather significant day!
Are you doing anything special today and in the weekend?
We are taking our kids out to dinner tonight so that will be great to catch up with them.

I hope that you have a fabulous weekend


  1. Breathtaking view! You are so lucky.

    11.11.11 I hear it's Corduroy Appreciation Day. Because the ones look like corduroy.... hehehe

  2. Gorgeous post, darling!
    Happy spring!


  3. Haha! you are so funny, Bella!


  4. It is so hard to imagine spring, when it is cold and snowing here. Enjoy your warm weather.

  5. Such an awesome view. Your view from you home is so wonderful. I can only dream of waking up to that view each day. Blessings, Ginger

  6. Hi Carolyn, I always love seeing pictures of you beautiful island and the splendid views you have from your home.
    Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the dinner with your kids tonight!
    Hugs to you,

  7. So beautiful! Yes, you will have Springtime now and here it is getting dull and grey and the autumn is here now! Leaves are falling ... but I like this time of the year , with all the candels and lights in the house ......
    Have a lovely weekend my friend,
    sending love and hugs

  8. Dearest Carolyn,

    It is very late for me but I finally managed to put all my Italian angels on my website and on my blog... Your spring is real and you are enjoying it, that shines through your post! You know what my brother told me Sunday when I called him? That his son Michiel will go to New Zealand in March for his education, for work! Pieter has been to Christ Church too but other than him, none in our family so far. So I'm really excited about that.

    Love to you,


  9. Carolyn your view is fabolous, so very beautiful.
    Did you know that this year is called The Angel year, and that if you count the year of birth and add how old you are this year ,you will also end up with 11 or 111- I did it with all I know, and it is true !!!
    So very strange.

  10. Beautiful view !!...enjoy a happy from

  11. You live in s magical place Carolyn - I can imagine you must pause and take a peek out your stairwell window each time you pass. Tonight here there is something special happening in the skies Venus Mercury and Antares will all be in line but will I stay up to watch? most probably not!
    Have a wonderful week-end & Keep safe
    Dianne xx

  12. That view makes my heart flutter too and a full moon over the water must have been magical indeed! Oh wow!

  13. What an amazing view you have!!!!

    Have a lovely weekend,

    Madelief x

  14. Beautiful pictures. I wish I could be there:)

    Greetings from the cold Germany
    Gaby xo

  15. I love this view and what lovely photos. I was actually too happy this morning when I woke up to a bright morning, the only day this week that wasn´t very foogy, and the sun stayed bright until 3 pm. :)

    Have a great weekend, Carolyn. :)

  16. Oh, I`m sure you saw just a wonderful view, it was magical moment, I don`t doubt that:)
    Oh, you have spring there, enjoy my friend:))
    Your country is really beautiful!!
    I wish you happy weekend and I`m sure you have it♥
    Hugs, Marge

  17. THAT is the view from your window??!! WOW! You are in heaven every single day!

  18. Hi Carolyn...
    Oh, such a beautiful view...makes me long for the water that I so love. You are in heaven, when you have days such as this! Your Camellia flowers are so pretty...I can smell the spring flowers from here.
    Hope you enjoyed your dinner with your children...

    Will be updating and completely changing my site in the coming weeks...hopefully before Christmas.

    Take care. Lots of hugs,

  19. What beautiful photos, Carolyn!! Oh, boy, to wake up and see this view everyday, heaven!!

    Today is Veterans Day here in the U.S. I have had several family members who have served and are serving and today I say an extra prayer and thank you to all of those who have served and continue to serve.

    And today Sophie and I took a little roadtrip!!!

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend, sweet friend!


  20. So nice, dear Carolyn! I wish you a happy springtime!
    Thank you also for the kind comment!
    I wish you a happy weekend and send you a lot of greetings from Switzerland.
    Hugs Yvonne

  21. What a wonderful photos, dear! :-) Thanks for your nice comments. Hugs for you!

  22. gorgeous!!!!!!!
    this world really is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!! spring over there and autumn over here!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    what a wonderful world as says the music!!!!
    happy wk,

  23. Good evening Carolyn! I cannot believe how one day away from the computer (I have been really sick) can leave me so behind my favorite blogs! SOOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL DEAREST, and yes, I SAW THAT MOON LAST NIGHT TOO! MUCH LOVE! Anita

  24. Oh you kind and wonderful FRIEND! Thank you for coming by to wish me health! I keep sneezing up a storm!!!!


  25. I did see the moon last might, it was so bright! I didn't even realize it was 11/11/11 until now. No, I didn't do anything special. I had a rather lazy day in fact. Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for sharing the beautiful view!

  26. Such a gorgeous view, Carolyn! Hope you're having a lovely weekend :) xoxo

  27. I am actually doing art tonight! lol The table is a mess and I'm so excited because it means I'm having fun. Hope you have a beautiful weekend and fun with the kids at dinner!

  28. Une vue merveilleuse...
    Belle journée,


  29. Hi Carolyn!
    how are you doing? hope life is treating you well. its been so long since i said hello to you :)

    these pics are lovely and the weather looks fantastic! i hope your family dinner went well.


  30. Beautiful view, dear Carolyn. Are those islands in the background or perhaps even Auckland?

    Have a great weekend,

    XOXO Lola & Nora:)

    PS Like Mr Bond too!

  31. Thanks for your message!

    We had another look - such beautiful views from yr window!

    Have a lovely weekend,


    XOXO Lola & Nora:)

  32. Beautiful photos, Carolyn! I'd love to visit your part of the world.

    I was in the car listening to the radio waiting for a bridge to go up and they counted down to 11:11 AM, 11/11/11. Made me smile.
    Happy spring!

  33. Nice view and nice weather too! have a good day with your family Catherine

  34. I get totally confused by your spring since our winter is coming so fast now! Love the pics! :-)

  35. Hello my dear.

    All OK?

    Very nice post! ;o)

    Kisses and hugs. NI ;o)

  36. These pictures capture all the beauty where you live. What a wonderful place. Where we live, Fall is approaching, and time for sweaters, hot chocolate, and getting ready for Thanksgiving. It's so nice that you spent time with the kids. Catching up is such a special thing.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  37. Great classy blog!
    Following you!
    xo DC

  38. what a lovely view!

    the moon was wonderful here last night too...

  39. Dear Carolyne, such an awesome view you have! Awwww, spring - you are a lucky woman, as much as i like christmas, but beginning of spring is just wonderful! have a sweet day! xx


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