The Art of Sandra Busby...
Painter of Playful Light in Glass and Still Life

Saturday, 13 March 2010

The Darling Buds of...March...



If you've read through my blog from the start, you have probably learned that I like the warmth. My husband always tells me that I blossom in the summer - a bit like the flowers I suppose! 
At about this time of year my eyes are actively scanning for buds, or indeed any sign that spring is on the way. 
I have had enough of being cold through to the bone, as much as I've had enough of being indoors with the central heating on. The only thing I like about the winter is lighting the log fire - that's it.

When the summer comes we will spend much of our spare time outside, whether it is lying in the sun, eating our dinner, or just generally pondering around the garden - as long as it's outside in the sunshine I really don't mind! 

My husband has decided that this year he's going to make a vegetable patch. The idea of picking something out of the ground and cooking it minutes later sounds delightful and I'm looking forward to watching them grow. I might even draw their progress too. So - watch this space!

© Sandra Busby

Since it's Mothers Day tomorrow I thought it only right to dedicate this weekends posts to my Mum and the things she likes best - spring flowers.
So, today I took a wander around the garden with my sketch book and pencils and drew all of the buds I could find. To my delight, some are even beginning to flower!


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