Backlight

The new January Squares challenge, hosted as ever by Becky, the Queen of Squares, is all about ____light. In this often dull month light of any kind is what we all need to lift our spirits as we wait impatiently for spring to begin. Click on the link to find out more.

Backlight

Japanese Maple Leaves: the Latin name, Acer palmatum, comes from the word palmatum (palm), referring to the hand-like shape of the leaves as noticed by Swedish doctor and botanist Carl Peter Thunberg in the 18th century.

backlight (verb) = illuminate from behind.

January Squares | Day Ten

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Heyjude

I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

24 thoughts on “Backlight”

  1. Well I never knew that about its name! We are both sharing word facts today 🙂 and you are right your backlight is a perfect mood enhancer

        1. So kind! But we were chatting on the walk today and one of the ladies had grown a potted orchid tree from the seeds of one in the water park where we used to do t’ai chi. So now we all want one 🙂 🙂

        2. Do you have any idea how long it takes me to write my walks? Slow is my middle name 🙂 🙂 Happy Saturday! AND I have to try and keep an eye on the tennis, even though I can’t actually watch it!

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