Tuesday, January 11, 2011


This is the type of plant that even I can cope with:

On sale today from a street vendor, it is the perfect antidote to the post-Christmas blues.  And it gives me an excuse to post one of my favourite Italian golden oldies, sung by one of my favourite Italian artistes:

Massimo Ranieri - Rose rosse


sally in norfolk said...

Beautiful :-)

Lucia said...

I love this song I can actually hear my dad singing it when he was alive....it makes me sad sometimes to hear it.

Winchester whisperer said...

Bella! I've just bought my first hyacinth bulbs of the year

Ellee Seymour said...

And it's not even Valentine's Day!

James Higham said...

The Rose of Modica.

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Thanks, Sally. Hi, Lucia. I've always loved it, too. I do hope most of the memories are happy. Hi, WW. I'm so useless at plants I can't even grow hyacinth bulbs! Not far off, though, Ellee. It could be, James.


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