Saturday, September 13, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Boronia Megastigma Lutea (Common Name – Yellow Boronia)
Boronia megastigma, or yellow Boronia, is a species of shrub in the citrus family known by the common name brown boronia. This is one of several species of Boronia cultivated for its intense, attractive scent. It is the main Boronia source of essential oils, while its relative Boronia heterophylla is more often harvested for use as an aromatic cut ornamental. B. megastigma is a small shrub approaching a meter in maximum height. The narrow, thick, linear leaves are arranged in whorls about the thin stem branches. wiki
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
On Sunday, a new friend gave me this lovely infinity scarf. I was chatting with another friend when I got this glow of fuzzy feeling. When I was pregnant with Andrew, I knitted a coat with a similar texture and colour. I wore it everywhere I went. It was stretchy just like this scarf, and I wore it even when I was 9 months pregnant.
I had forgotten about this purple coat until I chatted with Roz. Andrew might have died, but he is in my heart, and it was having him that I became a writer.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Friday, September 5, 2014
Monday, September 1, 2014
Gladioli are great flowering summer bulbs for gardens and later they make wonderful cut flowers for the home. Commonly known as glad it is over, winter is over. They bloom in spring in Auckland, and after the drab winter, it's "Glad it is over."
The Gladiolus flower is the birth flower for August. Gladiolus represented the Roman Gladiators, before the African Gladioli became popular in the West.