SL-Week 48/Silhouette


 

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From the veranda – sunset and silhouette of trees.

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Sunrise from my doorstep – silhouette of trees

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http://www.sylvain-landry.com/photo/sl-week-48-silouhette.html

 

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SL-WEEK 35 / Cook


Come and join the fun. Every week Sylvain puts up a different word to work with. Visit him

http://www.sylvain-landry.com/sl-week/sl-week-35-cook.html

COOK

 

 

 Christmas late lunch early dinner.

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Sconce. Yummy, strawberry jam with cream.

 

SL-WEEK 34: Trees


Have a look at the following link and see what it is all about:

http://www.sylvain-landry.com/sl-week/sl-week-34-trees.html

Cherry tree in full bloom, New Zealand

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“Kapokboom” in full bloom, Mokopane, South Africa

 A bit extra on the Kapokboom:

Ceiba speciosa – Silk floss tree – Kapokboom

Considered one of the most beautiful trees in the world, this Brazilian native thrives in South Africa. When in full bloom, this spectacular tree is hard to miss with its clouds of large, flimsy lily-like pink flowers cascading from the green branches.

http://suntrees.co.za/2015/04/22/ceiba-speciosa-silk-floss-tree-kapokboom/

SL-WEEK 31 : Time


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SL-WEEK 31 / Time

TIME

TIME is very important in the cycle of the monarch butterfly.

From egg to caterpillar.

to chrysalis

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to the Monarch butterfly.

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How long does it take for a Monarch butterfly to leave the chrysalis?

The process from egg to butterfly is weather dependent and also depends on the regional climate. It can take about four weeks in the peak of the summer in warmer climates. The egg takes 5 to 10 days, the larva/caterpillar and pupa/chrysalis each take about 10 to 14 days.

In winter, autumn and spring it takes a lot longer (if it happens at all – they continue to breed in Northland).

The process slows down in cool weather; in this way we can ‘use’ the climatic conditions to speed up or slow down the creation of a butterfly.

When the pupa is ready to hatch, the shell will be transparent and you can see the dark colours of the butterfly’s wings folded up inside. The transformation happens suddenly and if you turn away for a few minutes you will usually come back to find a butterfly.

– See more at: http://www.monarch.org.nz/monarch/faq/#sthash.pZUolthV.dpuf

 

 

 

SL-WEEK 24: Machine


SEWING MACHINE

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My sewing machine which I use to make all my quilts.

I also sewn many clothes on it.

COFFEE MACHINE

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I went for a Barista course a year ago.

We bought this coffee machine.

It makes perfect coffee!

http://www.sylvain-landry.com/sl-week/sl-week-24-machine.html

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