To those who are still awaiting the arrival of Christmas – have a happy day.
Yesterday I spent Christmas Day in bed with a cold. 22ºC felt colder because it was 39ºC the previous day. The weather gods must have decided to give us some respite and today promises perfect weather for gardening (Cloudy, 19 – 23ºC in Sydney Australia).
For the first time in weeks I did not water the garden yesterday. This morning as I took the garbage bin out for collection I noticed a number of flowers were out before sunrise. I love that predawn light; everything looks benevolent in that hour.
I waited till the garbage truck had gone before going outside to take some photos. The air still held the smell of the neighbours’ Christmas leftovers. These photos were taken between 6:20 a.m and 7:07 a.m., some of the flowers in my garden right now but there are many more: