This week I thought I’d have a go at Hugh’s Photo Challenge – the prompt word this week is Fresh. I had just the photo in mind, flowers….. I like to photograph flowers.
The bouquet below was a gift from my friend who came to mine for dinner a while ago. I like to photograph flowers when they’re still fresh and beautiful. I always think it’s sad when they die so this is my way to preserve them, and keep them fresh for me to remember them at their very best. That way when I look at them I remember the occasion too, which is always nice, a lovely memory to retain.
My friend and her daughter came round one evening for a meal, I went all Jame Oliver on them and made lots of fresh Italian food from scratch with fresh herbs, salad, and pasta!
It was a blast. Loved the company, the food and of course the beautiful flowers!
Here’s the photo of the salad (to the left,) it was so fresh, and inviting: peppers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, oregano, cucumber, and Greek feta…. It had a very fancy name:
Horiatiki salad. http://www.jamieoliver.com/search/?s=horiatiki+salad
I made Gennaro’s parma ham and red pepper with taglierini:
To the right is my photo of the sauce. I’m afraid the photo didn’t quite do it justice. It was yum.
Enjoy!! There’s nothing quite like sharing home cooked food made with fresh herbs and love.
Oh, before I go I have some news for you. I’ve been particularly inspired recently and have been editing my WIP. (So I haven’t had so much time for blogging, apologies if I haven’t been taking part in all of my usual weekly activities. I’m really missing my haiku, writer’s quotes, blog battle, etc…… So I’m trying to do what I can when I can….)
Amazingly my WIP now stands at 84,338 words!! My baby has grown so much! It’s putting on weight, getting plump. I’m getting it ready for the final read with beta readers…. And I’m so much more confident with its progress…..
It’s now on Wattpad, and I’ve decided on a title. Doing a happy dance…
The Curse of Time. : https://www.wattpad.com/story/67166165-the-curse-of-time
Don’t be shy. Do have a read, comment… and share.
Thanks so much! I’ve really been touched by the enormous amount of support and encouragement I’ve had from the blogging community.
Love ya! xxx
Don’t forget to pop over to Hugh’s blog to join in the weekly photography fun:
Do you like to photograph flowers too? And cook food? What’s your favourite types of food?
Do comment, I’d love to hear from you.
Bye for now, Happy Sunday, Happy dreams – fresh flowers and food!
Marje @ Kyrosmagica xx
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