Wednesday, October 1, 2008

On Competitions...














Its been a HUGE weekend with us racing around to get the backyard spotless and set up for the local town garden competition. I had entered the outdoor movie screen area into the "Entertainment area" section, along with the backyard into the "Back Yard" section. We spent the weekend whippersnippering, mowing, pruning, weeding, watering, planting in the garden. I emptied and refilled my small swimming pool that we call a pond, got things generally tidied up and the place does look fantastic...All I can say is pity about under the house! Oh well, that's the next big project really.

The judging was yesterday, thankfully a lovely day weatherwise, not too hot, no wind and for the judges it would have been a lovely day for them wandering around other people's gardens.

We find out in a couple of weeks if we've done any good! I'm not really sure how we went, one of the judges sounded impressed with the size of the place. The judges weren't locals so I think that that was a good thing.

As well as the garden competition, I'm still joining in on some photography challenges. The most recent one was for a "character portrait"...So one afternoon, when I wasn't gardening, Seth and I went out to the airstrip to make use of some aircraft for a photo shoot. I was pretty happy with most of my results. Some of you will be amazed and possibly a bit shocked at just how similar to his dad the young pilot looks...

Seth himself, enjoyed being a model for me. I thought I was possibly going to have the reluctant teenager on my hands but he even suggested poses for the camera, which made my job a lot easier!




3 comments:

Nicci said...

Hey you, I wondered where you were all weekend! Garden looks great, as I scrolled down the page I actually thought the shots of Seth were old shots of Mark!!!

Ganeida said...

He's taller than Mark, but we always knew they looked alike. :)

Duchess said...

Can I just add...

I was asked how much it would cost me to hand over the Aviator sunnies...