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11 September 2022


Things in the world go desperately wrong when I choose a 'dark' or 'black' theme! 


have some comforting fruit

black raspberries are only available for a few short weeks in the summer



and gaze on a floral display

 Johann Rudolf Bys was a Swiss painter who did most of his important work while in Prague. He seems to have been quite partial to black backgrounds in his paintings.


while thinking about the world and the time in which we live

the colour black for Sunday Stamps


Mail Adventures said...

Blackberries and visiting a lighthouse... What perfect combination!

Two black stamps here.

Joy said...

Nothing to beat the sea, a sunny day and hedgerow fruit, beautiful view.
Some feathered friends here

viridian said...

I like the last stamp the best. The UK stamps will have a new monarch's profile on them, won't they? My contribution: