Friday, July 08, 2005

Flowers: Bluebells


This is a picture of bluebells I took some time ago (April 04). It was taken with my C50Z.

This gives an expanse of colour as opposed to the fine detail of one single bloom in a close up shot.

Some of you have contact me privatly and through this blog and Flickr regarding the London bombing. It was personally worrying for me because my 16 year old son Ben was due to go to London yesterday with his school. The train was tuned around before it reached London - there was quite a period when nobody knew anything though.

Naturally like many of you my thoughts and prayers are with the families of the dead and injured. Words cannot express my feelings about the incident.


Blogger MP said...

Nice field of flowers.

8/7/05 06:44  
Blogger Judy Birmingham (Seeing Anew Blog) said...

Ian, I'm glad to know that you and your family are okay. I was so sad to hear the news from London. Your photo of the bluebells is so peaceful -- a bit of needed comfort on this day, I'm sure.

8/7/05 07:26  
Blogger Ronalyn said...

Blue bells! Ah so relaxing! Beautiful! So many of them! I love the color BLUE!
Ian, I am so glad you and your family are okay! the news sadden me! have a good day!

8/7/05 09:35  
Blogger jane said...

Like a beautiful blue carpet.

Glad to know that you and yours are safe.

8/7/05 13:02  
Blogger ChickyBabe said...

I like the wider perspective instead of a close up in this case. It makes the colour stand out.

Glad to hear you and your family are safe. Take care.

8/7/05 13:10  
Blogger Rock Kauser said...


8/7/05 13:38  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh man Ian, that is gorgeous. My only wish would be to take that small amount of tree trunk out, it provides the only distraction from the beautiful field of blue.

I am very relieved to hear that your son is okay.

8/7/05 14:12  
Blogger Kim said...

This is a beautiful expanse of color. Very serene.

I'm also very grateful to hear that you and your family are ok and will continue to pray for the families of the victims of this horrendous event.

8/7/05 14:25  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very neat ...look like carpet....i like the color and texture of it.

8/7/05 14:26  
Blogger Joel said...

The original size on flickr is wonderful!

8/7/05 14:40  
Blogger Suyog said...

I am so glad that you and your family are fine. It is such a sad state of things. These bluebells lend so much peace and tranquility to the mind. Thank you God!

8/7/05 15:10  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yesterday was a horrible and agonizing day for us, here, the not knowing was almost soul destroying while we watched from afar, thankfully all our are okay and, happily, I'm glad to hear everything is fine for you and yours Ian.

8/7/05 15:37  
Blogger pk said...

Glad to know you and your family is ok. Nice picture, looks like a blue carpet.

8/7/05 16:06  
Blogger makuahine said...

WOW. I so wish I had one of those! (Fields of flowers)

Also, I am SO glad you and your family are safe!!!

8/7/05 16:38  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Glad to hear you and your family are safe.

This is a wonderful blue color.

8/7/05 17:11  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely image, Ian--I'd love to just roll myself up in them and relax for a few hours... I love those spindly tree limbs up at the top corner--they just add the perfect touch!

I'll add my gladness to everyone else's that you and your family are all safe.

8/7/05 17:26  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful field of flowers. I'm glad you dug this one out of the archives.

I'm glad you and your family are safe. It is scary times for everyone, and I hope one day we can live without fear.


8/7/05 18:20  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very glad that you and your family are okay...

And this field of bluebells is gorgeous.

8/7/05 19:06  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ian - my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

8/7/05 19:36  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ian - my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

8/7/05 19:36  
Blogger .bk said...

Ooooooh, this one is lovely! Makes you forget shitty times instantly. Thanks for bringing back the beauty of life. Bluebells - gotta remember those.

8/7/05 21:55  
Blogger Robert Phan said...


8/7/05 23:31  
Blogger Adventuring through Florida's WILD life! said...

That's a lot of bluebells.

More importantly, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

9/7/05 00:16  
Blogger Kamakshi said...

glad to know ur family is well. pretty bluebells.

9/7/05 06:20  
Blogger Metallyptica said...


9/7/05 10:23  
Blogger ren said...

glad that your family are ok.

9/7/05 14:28  
Blogger Ezequiel Mesquita said...

Wonderful picture Ian! I'm glad to know that you and your family are o.k.

9/7/05 16:36  

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