Karen Toms

Posts with Month: July 2013

The power of light can be so simple but so effective. I really liked how the world celebrated the arrival of the new Royal baby, Prince George Alexander Louis, this week by turning the lights illuminating landmarks blue.

Tower Bridge turns blue

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Jane Austen £10 note

Well the first topic of this week’s Thursday Art may not strictly be art but it does involve a portrait so I think it’s a justifiable inclusion.

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Blue hydrangeas

Sometimes it’s the simple things that brighten your day.

Blue hydrangeas cut from our neighbour's garden.

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Blue hydrangeas

Golden sailing

Troy class boat, 'Gold', racing in Fowey Bay, Cornwall

Just had to share this picture of my sailing boat, ‘Gold’, gleaming in the evening sun…

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Golden sailing

Viktor & Rolf strapless wedding dress

Dutch designers, Viktor & Rolf, have launched their first ever bridal collection.

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Outdoor showers

Outdoor shower

When I first saw the pictures of these great outdoor showers back in May, I thought that they would be great inspiration if I was still living in Australia.

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Outdoor showers