Tuesday, 1 September 2015


“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” - Hal Borland

Today our calendar in the Southern Hemisphere marked the first day of Spring. The weather in Melbourne was absolutely glorious with sunshine, blue skies and a maximum temperature of 18˚C. It was a pleasure to shed some layers of clothing and go out walking and enjoying the fragrance of the jasmine and the pittosporum, the bright colours of the Spring bulb flowers and the blossom on the fruit trees.

Look at these beautiful Spring flowers in our garden and neighbourhood and if these are not enough here are some more!

It looks like the great weather will continue tomorrow, so more walks to enjoy the great outdoors. Winter seemed very long and harsh this year (although Melbourne does have very mild Winters, I know). In any case I am glad that the temperatures are climbing, that the sun is showing his face more and that the days are getting longer.

Here is Beethoven’s Violin Sonata.No.5, Op24 the “Spring Sonata”, with Anne Sophie Mutter (violin) and Lambert Orkis (piano).


  1. Hey ding a ding a ding

    Happy Spring time !

  2. Flowers and music are tied for beauty.

    Thanks for visiting.

  3. You gifted me with a visit to my blog ~~ flowers and music too! Thank you so much ~ "Happy Spring" ~~ cheers.