Flower Power

Some of the images I took recently from a photo shoot with a lady who loves what she does. She is not just an amazing florist. She turns her flowers into works of art. She is the founder of DeBunga. They do bespoke flower arrangements for all sorts of occasions. There’s always something you can keep with you long after the flowers have wilted.

I had tremendous fun and my eyes just couldn’t get enough of their amazing forms and colours! I know now how Monet felt with regards to flowers.

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. ~Emma Goldman

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~Iris Murdoch, A Fairly Honourable Defeat

Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. ~Chinese Proverb


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ~Claude Monet

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Stop and smell the flowers

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you’ll find it there.
~Robb Sagendorph

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
~Helen Keller

The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.
~Author Unknown

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