Walking along the shoreline in San Diego I was virtually swamped by an explosion of colour – first these vibrant vending machines offering me a multitude of free advertising leaflets and then a stall full of colourful ceramic fishes.
I was definitely getting into the carnival spirit
and by the time I reached the kites down at Seaport Village
my energy levels were rising
and I was feeling very happy. After all it was February and here I was walking in sunny California 🙂
Ailsa is looking for intensity this week so what about this apple orchard inside the walled garden at Berrington Hall? There was a lot of vibrant colour there this week: the fiery reds and sulphuric yellows were in competition.
I’m delighted to see so much colour around at this time of year. I shall soak it in to get me through the grey days of the coming winter.
This week in Kirkcudbright — pronounced Kirr-coo-bree — I have been checking out the property in the old town, notable for its colourful façades. Obviously an excuse to have a lingering look at the windows.
Some are very colourful:
Some are very elegant:
Others are unusual:
Houses that have windows that have houses that have windows…
Mad about cats house
And then there are those that entice you to enter: