The view from my balcony, May 7, 2013

Here’s the view from my balcony this afternoon.

View from my balcony, 7 May 2013

View from my balcony, 7 May 2013

Also, some views of my balcony garden.

White petunias on the windowsill

White petunias on the windowsill

And some more petunias about to bloom very soon:

Blue Star petunias about to bloom

Blue Star petunias about to bloom

The humble petunia:  so much happiness in such a small, cheap, easy-to-grow package.

The view from my balcony, November 27 2012.

View from my balcony Nov 27th

Saw a rosy gleam through the window and opened the balcony door to reveal this spectacular dawn light.  My camera wasn’t good enough to capture it really.

 

Amateur macro photography of the day: Rose

Rose

Rose from my balcony

I am experimenting with my camera.  Here’s a rose from the plant I have on the balcony.  The rest of the balcony is not quite so photogenic, so it got cropped out.

I don’t know if this is actually “macro”, or just a close-up, but I used the “macro” setting on my rotten little camera so that’s what I’m calling it.

It rained last night and the day before, and that makes me almost too happy to post.  The real world calls.  I’ll be back next time it’s disgustingly sunny and I need to hide indoors.

 

The view from my balcony #18: A weird morning

It’s a clear cold morning.  The wind is howling outside.  I can hear the faint deranged barking of my landlady’s dog.   There are no clouds in the sky, but it feels like some kind of storm is coming.

The view from my balcony on February 16, 2012

The view from my balcony looking slightly toward the north

And because Google searchers are desperate to know more about “exiled chickens”, here is the view out my OTHER window (after the jump).

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