161 Spirit of Iris

Fleur de Lys

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National flower of France. Deepest heavenly blue.

The sword symbolic for Liberty, carried by Marianne, heroine of the Republic, is represented by the 3 tiered petals of the elegant flowerhead and sleek stem form.

Faith, Valour, Wisdom

Each petal represents the qualities to maintain Liberty


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Victory.”

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150 Tonight’s special treat…….If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood

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Stourbridge, dusk walk, 5.00pm, October 31 2015

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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.”


146 Monday morning never felt so vibrant. Today in the Midlands. Carefully carefree

Something immense happened. Something made me take the leap into this baptism of light… Something. Something and everything washed over me. Life.

How is it that even brown wet leaves and dry straw can feel so very alive?  We may think that Autumn is about decay, but today, I realised that simply is not the case. And if one had experienced my 60 minutes of Revelation, would one feel totally satisfied that one’s life had been totally immense? Today, Flora’s scribes, the giants, the trapeze artists, the charmers, hangers-on, party goers, and life’s strange creatures, all joined up. They came into their own. It was spontaneous reality, but it was also the planning of a pure vision. Golden glitterings sparkled down from above from the heavenly blue. May that yellowy golden glitter rain its eternal freshness on my memory.

When something so incredible happens, we are all so very gracefully indulged.  And so today’s post can’t be helped, these pictures are the chronicle of that hour.  And it has to be done indulgently. I can’t hold back. It happened today and it has to be passed on. If tonight is October’s full moon, this must be have been the day of the fullest sun.

Now its late, but the fire-eaters, those scribes of writings in the leaves, acrobats and trapeze artists are all here below, in order as taken. This post must now close In the Wonder of Yellow Rain of the Glittering Tree and tomorrow will be the Return of the Strange Creatures. Goodnight from the UK.

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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Careful.”

Don’t be. Just be grateful

145 Cautionary Tales

IMG_4666 IMG_4700                        The night dusk before October’s moon, today’s hour was forced back

In stirring a night to standstill, Autumn’s organisation began 

Through the new visible,  the drying drifts of green to topaz, the animalic nocturne alights.

© 2015 La Floralie 2

Stourbridge walkabout, 17.00, Sunday 25 October 2015


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Careful.”

143 Deliberate . Natural Selection . Flora’s Fate Accompli 1

Natural Selection by Design

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Premeditated and purposeful application of:

structure

function

aesthetics

Across all curious time clocks, inside and outside, for future survival, a wild Flora leaves nothing to chance.

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© 2015 La Floralie 2


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Careful.”