Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes & Early Summer Poppies

Hello Happy Tuesday to You, We've subtly stepped in to the first month of a new season had you noticed? The transition from spring to summer often seems to meld in to one and we notice it so much less than the others when you think about it, for example how much do we welcome the relief of warm days and green buds on previously stark branches as we move from winter to spring. And our attention is always captured when the colours change from summer brights to autumn golds as we experience that first feeling of wanting to wear cosy socks and boots instead of sandals, at the cross over from summer to Autumn, Where as we seem to slip from spring to summer very softly and quietly.
What is your favourite thing about the summer time? So many of us will be getting excited about our holidays, the promise of longer days and warm nights, sun kissed skin and fresh summer produce. I welcomed the new season on Sunday by baking strawberry cheesecake cupcakes for our cousins Birthday BBQ, a little too much sugar for me but much enjoyed by the rest of the family. Also I couldn't help but admire, the Beauty of bright red poppies with their paper thin petals that have come up just in time for summer. My favourite of all wild flowers I find the poppy to be so enchanting, they are so delicate in their structure, that tall thin stem and such delicate petals that with a strong breeze will be gone, blown off in to the distance. 
Nature is a wonderful reminder of the impermanence of all things, the fragility of life, and the importance of making each moment count, there is so much Beauty to be found in present moment awareness, so much grace and wonder and a deeper connection to our selves and others if we can aim to construct the days of our life's in this way.


  1. Fantastic photos again......and those cakes look so professional! Clever girl..... xx

  2. awww thank you Linda it's so nice to log on and find that I have comments! :) all my talk of summer and it has thrown it down all day! ahhh well the plants look happy! x