Friday, 4 November 2011

Do they know it's nearly Christmas?

Here's a picture of me and Aoife enjoying the sunshine in...November! Leigh is busy making the Christmas cake and buying Christmas presents and in the garden it is warm and sunny and the flowers are still blooming:

This lovely rose is called Gertrude Jekyll after a famous English garden designer and writer. It hasn't bloomed until now! And the borders are still bright:

Oh well if the flowers don't know it's nearly Christmas maybe we shouldn't worry either. My little sister Aoife has never seen a winter yet - I won't tell her about the snow and ice and frost and -15C last year. Just let her enjoy the sunshine:


  1. It will be warm here this weekend, they say! But my toes are freezing cold, so we are all confused too. Hope you get to enjoy those flowers a little longer!

  2. So great that you have flowers this time of year! Enjoy them :)

  3. It's unbelievable isn't it Magic? Mind you a day of rain yesterday reminded us it was November. Aoiffe looks so cute in that photo, we think we'd like one to come and live with us, now to convince the popster ;-) Dex and Lou xxx

  4. Don't spoil Aoife's fun just yet - she will soon see how cold things can get?? We had 35 degrees yesterday and mum had to "cool down" the house last night with the air-conditioning. I must admit, I just lie on the rug when it feels warm to do much.

    Tail Wuggles, Rubie

  5. yeah, rocket has never seen snow either! something tells me he'd love it! we live in the desert, so we're lucky if we get snow every few years. we got snow earlier this year and i got to wear my snow boots!

    p.s. we love those roses, very beautiful.

    ♥ yuki and rocket

  6. Lovely flowers for so late in the season. Amazing how fast the holidays are coming!

    Critter Alley

  7. Those are very pretty flowers...winter, autumn, spring...all lost on Aunty Tooki cos here it is summer, summer, summer and summer. Yr sis Aoife looks really, really cute! Hope she will love her first winter...:)