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I am on holiday on the Inner Hebridean island of Colonsay. It is my happy place. Thoughts of Colonsay rattle around in my head each and every day I am not here! I haven't got a vase to share this week but some lovely things I have found over the past few days, which are just as beautiful as a vase of flowers! I hope you agree! Here are some leaves of giant rhododendrons, growing in the outer gardens of Colonsay House. Some skeleton leaves of magnolia. The dried stem of a kelp seaweed. A couple of conkers (can never resist those!), and a branch heavily populated by a number of lichens. The air on Colonsay is so clean that lichens flourish here!

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  1. I think my comment just got lost, so will try again! Your autumn treasures are lovely and just as good as a vase! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Lovely photos in both of your posts today! ��

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    1. Thank you! This is a photogenic place! I seem to spend most of my time with my camera in one hand and a couple of dog leads in the other. Happy days here! A

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  2. I am so pleased you managed to make it to Colonsay again despite all the restrictions, and the selection of plant material you have collected is divine... I love all of them and am thrilled you were able to share them with us.

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    1. I can't tell you how happy I am to be back on Colonsay, especially after the disappointment of the trip being cancelled back in May. Only one more day now, which is hard to believe after all these months of looking forward. We have had a lovely sunny time and autumn colours are really kicking in - so lovely! A

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  3. I'm glad you're enjoying your holiday so thoroughly, Amanda! Colonsay is a beautiful place. I've appreciated the images you've posted on IG too.

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    1. Thanks so much Kris. Colonsay is my happy place. No doubt about that! It is so good to be here, although only one more day left now! We have to come back though! I am booked on to a beekeeping course next May which was postponed from May this year because of you know what. So, I will be looking forward again as the ferry pulls away from the pier on Wednesday afternoon!! A

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