Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Flowers

Flowers in Wynyard

It’s winter here now so there are not too many flowers around. I have bulbs just starting to poke through the earth but they are nothing much to look at yet. However, Waratah Wynyard Council always keep the flower beds around town blooming with whatever is in season. At the moment we have pansies. I snapped these just outside the Visitor Centre where I volunteer once a week. They were all taken with my phone, not my favourite method of photography but it will do when there are no other options.

Cheerful Pansies

This is a Waratah, also photographed just outside the Visitor Centre.

Finally, on my way to the taxi rank, I walked through Woolworths where they had these flowers for sale.

Roses on sale at the supermarket


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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