Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Spring Scenes

Memories of Spring

Spring is a long time away so here are some spring scenes from my archives. I haven’t managed to visit either Salamanca Market or the Botanical Gardens in Hobart for quite some time.

flower stall
Spring at Salamanca Market
A sunny day at the Botanical Gardens in Hobart.

This is the tulip farm at Table Cape. I visited there several years ago to see the tulips. Now I am close enough that I might get to see them more often.

Tulip Farm, near Wynyard, Tasmania

I’ve taken so many photos of hte apple blossoms in the Huon Valley.

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Apple Blossom in spring – Huon Valley, Tasmania
King Alfred Daffodils.


I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.

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