Sunday, 31 March 2013

Snowy Easter.

In the Palm House at Botanic Gardens last Saturday and the spring flowers were gorgeous.

The smell of the hyacinths was overpowering.

These perky looking daffodils were peeping out of the windows...

                      these poor daffodils, heads down, outside in the freezing snow.

Then yesterday we went to Newcastle.
The sky was blue, it was sunny and people were walking on the beach.

Along the promenade and Slieve Donard was covered in snow.

Anyone for a dip in the Rock Pool?

Or maybe the Tropicana Warm Sea Pools!

We headed up into the mountains.
 I was surprised at all the snow still on the road and piled high either side.

It was very pretty.

There were signs of spring as we made our way back down...

                     ...and the cockerel on my old quilt is off to deliver the eggs for Easter.

Must be Spring!


Ali Hogg said...

the colour of the flowers in the Palm house are stunning - I must pay a visit some day....pretty pictures of Newcastle and the Mournes. Still some snow here in Castlereagh but it is gradually disappearing, Ali

snoopysgranny said...

Go now, Ali, it's at it's best. 'Government Art Collection' exhibition on too in the museum. It's worth seeing.