Monday, 27 October 2008

Sweetness

We were back at the farm on the weekend for a birthday camping sleepover (hmmm, more like 'talk-over'!) for my newly 13-year-old daughter. I made Princess Martha's White Chocolate & Strawberry Cheesecake as the birthday cake - oh, my! It was VERY good!!
Being back at the farm allowed me to catch with my beloved roses which are blooming profusely right now. Here are just a few of them, mostly David Austins:
The softest pink of Mary Rose
One of my favourites, called 'Othello'
'Othello' again, beautiful perfume, but the most wicked of thorns!
'Golden Celebration'
'Perfume Perfection'
'Grace'
If I could send the heavenly scent of these roses across cyberspace to you I would!

13 comments:

  1. I love your roses. So beautiful. Thanks for sharing---I like to stop and smell the roses, even if it is over the internet.

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  2. Happy Birthday birthday girl. I can smell your roses from here.
    Hugs Mary.

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  3. wow - I just love David Austins. They are divine

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  4. Your roses are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Our roses are looking pretty good too at the moment. I just love roses, they're my absolute favourites - yours are looking fabulous ;o).

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  6. I have no roses so I'll enjoy yours instead. Cheesecake looks wonderful!

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  7. That cake looks yummy - but the roses - oh my, how beautiful! We are nearing the end of fall here - we had a heavy, windy rain Saturday night that took a lot of leaves off the trees - it's the one part of autumn I don't like - almost wish the snow would come soon - almost. Nice to know flowers are blooming somewhere. SuzK

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  8. Your roses are beautiful, thanks for sharing the photos

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  9. Love your roses. We are just in the process of having our front garden re-designed and I'm on the lookout for what roses to plant. I will take the names down of a few of those, they are beautiful and I figure if you have roses they need to be fragrant. Thanks for sharing them.

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  10. That cake looks SO good and those roses are just beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  11. Happy birthday to your daughter, all the way from Iceland. Your roses are amazing!

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  12. Mary is one of my favourites and is tucked away in a corner and I can always smell her flowering then find the roses............I would like to get more Mary's....

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