Snowdrops :: Gotas de neve

A couple of weeks ago I started noticing snowdrops peering from the ground here and there. Snowdrops (galanthus nivalis) are usually known as a sign of spring. Seeing their delicate bell shaped flowers brings me the thought of longer days, warmer and coloured by blossoming fields and gardens. And it isn’t just snowdrops that I…

Sprigs :: Rebentos

Slowly the landscape is acquiring new tones of green, silver, pink and white. The trees are finally showing their leaves and new flowers bloom here and there, like a festival of colour. Happy Spring everyone! — Aos poucos, a paisagem vai ganhando novos tons de verde, prateado, rosa e branco. As árvores estão finalmente a…

Nature patterns :: Texturas da natureza

Most of my inspiration comes from nature. I am privileged to live in Scotland, a place where grazing land graciously meets the seaside, with snowy mountains peering at the sea. It would be impossible not to be inspired by this stunning scenery. Almost every time I step outside I get new ideas. This week I have…

In bloom :: Em flor

It’s April and Spring is in bloom. Trees are covered in white, tulips, daffodils and primroses are flourishing in every flower bead and the fields are sprinkled with white daisies. On my way home I keep spotting little creatures. Yesterday there was a small rabbit eating grass near the path, and in the small pond…