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May 23, 2018


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قیمت میلگرد

thank you for photos


where were these photos taken??

قیمت میلگرد میانه

I always love seeing your beautiful spring-y photos just as our world down under is spinning into winter. I have to say though, this autumn has been spectcular! Beautiful colours, but will now have to gear myself up for the cold.


Oh how delicious your chatty writing is. I haven’t visited your sweet blog in awhile, so delighted to find you’re still here and your words still make me smile. I love your writing, the way you describe everything. I’ve just been in your neck of the woods and feel transported back instantly with the beautiful buttercups. Back in Australia now, with memories to treasure of proper English springtime in my heart. Bluebells! Buttercups and what we call Queen Anne’s Lace (frothy cow parsley). Thank you so much for the joy you share xoxo


How interesting! I knew about the abbreviation for FA but not that there was an actual child who was murdered. That's shocking and I would never have guessed. The origins of sayings always tend to surprise, don't they?


I thought you might appreciate this lovely article Lucy. xx


Veggie Mama

I always love seeing your beautiful spring-y photos just as our world down under is spinning into winter. I have to say though, this autumn has been spectcular! Beautiful colours, but will now have to gear myself up for the cold.


Thank you for the reminder to get out and enjoy the season. Your photos capture it so well. I’ve been admiring the buttercups and daisies in our lawn - good excuse not to mow it?

kathryn heywood

Lovely Lucy, you inspired me to go for walk and admire our local fields and park. It was beautiful.

Lisa McClung, Southern Patches

Beautiful Photography. I had never heard the use of Sweet Fanny Adams this way or the grisly story behind it. There is a town in the south in the United States where there is a theater called Sweet Fanny Adams they do sort of an old time vaudeville show it is very funny and entertaining.


Cow parsley - so overlooked by so many (including me at times) yet, how beautifully dainty are they? Your photo of them captures that in spades. Wonderful photography, Lucy. Thank you so much.
Val, x


How I love your photos. My family emigrated to Australia in 1968 and you bring back so many childhood memories of bluebells, buttercups and cowslips. Plus I am now hooked on making blankets!


“I dozed & drowsed & seemed to feel the sun in my brain sending all my thoughts to seek repose in the shadow. I write there at an open window looking onto the field; & the field was gilt with buttercups...” Virginia Woolf Diary, Monday June 9, 1919.


Thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures. You are blessed to have an area that gives you such delightful change of season.

Helen Lightly

Your photos are just stunning 😊 so bright and pretty and make my heart happy, especially today when it’s wet and grey in South Wales ☔️ Thank you for another beautiful post x


Thank you again Lucy for sharing the great photos. You do live in a lovely part of the world. So much to admire. As a child we used to hold the buttercups under our chin to see if we liked butter, just like Penny said in her post.


Oh so many beautiful photo's Lucy. Fanny Adams hee hee. I use a term you got Buckleys lol Reference below

Uncertain. Candidates are: A reference to William Buckley (1780-1856), a convict who escaped in Victoria in 1803 and lived among the Aborigines there for 30 years (survival in the bush was reckoned no chance).


What fantastic photos, I can feel how wonderful it was there. I wish I'd taken my camera down to the river the other day. The dog was playing with his whippet friend in the buttercups in the sunshine and it was magical. Hopefully they'll still be there next time I go. Wishing you a lovely weekend. CJ xx

Heidi Clarke

My mum called us Fanny Ann if we were I guess 'fanning ' around she now use it on granddaughters.
Did make me smile though.

Kay Amhaus

So jealous of how you have this "beautifulness" so close at hand. It must be so lovely in the area where you live.


We in Texas call those butter cups.

Teresa Kasner

Oh Lucy.. you captured some amazing images! I felt like I was right there.. loved it all. I'm happy for you that your weather is being so fair. We're having a run of nice warm days, too. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)


Oh my! When our family moved to Alton in Hampshire years ago the story of 'Fanny Adams' was the first thing the locals told us about. The reason the phrase became popular was that she had been cut into many pieces and year later those in the navy used to joke that the tinned food they were given contained Sweet Fanny Adams' remains...



You really know how to make me smile!!! I'm speechless. You really do live in a little piece of Heaven.

Hugs, Kimmy


My mum always used to say sweet fa. I still use it a lot but not heard anyone else say it for a long time. I am on annual leave from work next week and I am looking forward to spending some time in the garden, going for long walks with the dogs, a lot of crafting both in and out doors (weather dependent) and as for the rest of the time I intend to do an awful lot of SFA :-)


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