Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Out and about

I'd like to share a couple of photos from the past few weeks and just getting around to sharing them here on my blog.
First of all, I love the shade of the pretty blue hydrangeas I bought at the market the other day

I said hello to this sweet chicken who was also out walking early in the morning

ANZ Bank customers were in for a treat with the rhinestone encrusted ATM machines which were there to celebrate Auckland's Pride Festival, a few weeks back

Happy Saint Patrick's day and have a great week

May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain,
tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you
and all your heart might desire
~ Irish blessing



  1. Dearest Carolyn,
    Lovely color blue Hydrangea you brought back and it looks stunning with your blue china.
    Happy Saint Patrick's Day as well and sending you love,

  2. How spectacular look those blue hudrangeas and how lovely they decorate your blue china Carolyn! Thanks for the Irish blessing, wish the same for you.
    A warm hug,

  3. It was nice to see some photos from
    your week, lovely flower.

  4. Hello Carolyn,
    What great pictures. Happy St-Patrick's day and have fun waiting in line at the ATM.
    Big hug,

  5. Happy St. Patrick's day and I love your photograhs
    St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time - a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic. ~Adrienne Cook

  6. Hi dear Carolyn ! Es percibió so el colorido de esa hortencias , parece que llego la primavera por allá ,,que tenga un bello día

  7. So nice my Dear!
    I love hydrangeas, hens and this wonderful poetry!
    Happy time Carolyn!
    With love,

  8. Those Hydrangeas are such a gorgeous colour! x

  9. aww such lovely photos to see..
    thank you dear...Happy Saint Patrick's Day to you.
    big hugs and love x

  10. Happy St.Patrick`s Day to you dear Carolyn, and to your Irish family .
    The Hydrangea is stunningly blue, and the ATM mashine looks amazing !! S sweet henns walking in the mornings, how fun, does it belong to you, or did it run away from home , lol !!
    Hugs ,Dorthe

  11. That hydrangea is spectacular! I love that color so much. I think it's just about the most beautiful color of all. Thank you for sharing.

  12. carolyn love, I love the hydrangeas and blue china !!! everything from love angie

  13. Thanks for taking us on your ventures Carolyn. Your hydrangeas are just lovely. Hope all is well!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  14. That is the prettiest ATM I have ever seen!

  15. Oh sweet Carolyn, how I've missed you ! I am barely getting around on my blog list here, and to see your blue hydrangeas is marvelous! They are my ultimate favorites. I have some on my newest post that I put up to just make an announcement given that I am no longer blogging. But it's sure great to make some visits! Wishing you a lovely day, Anita

  16. Boy do I love that Irish blessing! And those hydrangea are STUNNING! Such a cute chicken out and about as well! Happy week you! May it be a good one!! Nicole xoxo

  17. Dear Carolyn,
    your Blue Hydrangea is wonderful, so pretty! I love those plants. Mine in the agrden just start to get the first tiny green sprouts, and I hope, they will flower again this summer!
    Wishing you a wonderful week my dear friend,
    sending Love and hugs,
    Claudia xo

  18. Your hydrangeas are wonderful and look stunning with the blue china. So funny the chicken!

  19. Dear Carolyn
    I love the picture with the chicken.
    Wow... your Hydrangea in blue is so beautyful.
    Thank you also for your nice comment on my blog.
    I wish you a happy rest of the week with a lot of sun.
    Love and hugs Yvonne

  20. How pretty your hydrangea's are with all your gorgeous blue dishes, Dear Carolyn! So nice of 'The Little Red Hen' to accompany you on your walk and that is the prettiest ATM machine I have ever seen! Makes withdrawing your money a little less painful, I'm sure:) Wishing you a lovely week, my Dear. xo Karen

  21. Beautiful blue......love from me Ria...x!

  22. Carolyn, your hydrangeas are stunning. I am liking them more and more as I see them on my friend's blogs. They look so pretty next to your blue dish set. oh, that little chicken looks so funny just watching the world go by.

    Thank you for the Irish blessing, Carolyn. I appreciate that. I hope you had a nice St. Patrick's Day. I was married by a jolly Irish Priest haha.

    love, ~Sheri

  23. Dear Carolyn,
    How did I miss this? I hope your day was a joyful one.
    I just adore the brilliant blue hydrangeas! And being part Irish, I really enjoyed the Irish blessing...
    Thank you for coming over and leaving such kind words..
    Wishing you a beautiful weekend.

  24. Blue hortensia...so beautiful, love the colour! Lovely post from you again!
    Have a great day, take care...

  25. Oh, yet again, I love the idea of being out and about....and now it is our spring and we are going to start this ritual of observing nature and gardens, and feeling good about it.

    Dearest Carolyn, THANK YOU for coming to visit. Yes, I am bold. I am going to self-publish and I can't wait to get more underway. Right now, it's the process of selecting posts, but the fun will be the layout and revision and then, the photos..

    Have a splendid day dear one! Anita

  26. Hope you had a lovely St Patrick's day Carolyn?! The blue hydrangea looks very pretty and I spotted some beautiful blue and white floral china on your cupboard too. Is it by Burleigh?

    Wishing you a Happy weekend!

    Madelief x


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