Stunning Ginger Street Cat enjoyed our meal!

We met this ginger gentleman some time ago in a McDonald’s restaurant. He was sitting at the edge of the outdoor seating area like a colorful cat statue. 

When we sat down to eat, he suddenly appeared at our table and waited patiently until we offered to share our meal. He didn’t beg or make a fuss and politely declined to eat cheese and French fries. He accepted only burgers. 

I was so pleased he was not keen on my vegetarian meal. However, the meat eaters in my family ended up with smaller than normal Big Macs! 😄😄

However, everyone was happy, especially our Ginger Street Cat guest. 

Enjoy your time,

Shorena

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Old Fences New Beauty

I always feel a bit sad when I walk past old fences that are broken, collapsed and re-painted repeatedly and weathered pale by sun, rain and time. I feel compelled to capture and preserve their dilapidated state and can’t stop photographing them.

Old fences remind me of old, adorable grandmas, who have been forgotten, or as my (not forgotten) grandma would say, ‘forgotten even by the death’. I don’t want they were forgotten by people – that’s why I photograph them. 

Have a look at my old fence textures and tell me – are they as beautiful as I think they are?

That’s all for today.

Have a lovely time,

Shorena

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Confused Nature

While others struggle with shoveling snow, here in Tbilisi we have almost forgotten what snow looks like. Instead of a ‘White Christmas’ we had a ‘Bright Christmas’. You don’t always get what you want or expect!

Nature appears to be completely confused. The trees and vines think it’s still Autumn and don’t want to let go of leaves and fruits, whilst some plants think it’s already spring and time to bloom.


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Confused nature photos in my gallery 🙂

If nature was human shaped it would look like him😉😃

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Have a nice time,

Shorena

Love Letter and Tiny Signs

My dear,

This is my favorite time of the year. Do you know why? Because I can clearly imagine how wonderful it will be to meet you so soon. This expectation gives me strength to keep going and not lose my joy for life. I am so thankful I can see you every year. I look forward to the day we meet again. I know it will be extra special.

I can’t wait for the moment when I feel your warmth as the world around me dances with butterflies. You mean everything to me, especially now when I’m so sad and frozen.

I know we will meet in ten days and I’m so full of expectations! I wish you were already here.

Dear Spring! Come soon and kick out this nasty, windy, frozen February! 😕🙃😄

I found some early signs of spring yesterday, very, very tiny signs 💛

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‘Tiny spring’ photos I took yesterday:

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For Love of Ivy

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Ivy is my absolute favorite plant. I can spend hours and hours photographing it – climbing up buildings and walls, through tree canopies, on the ground. I love it in every season of the year, in every way and condition – when it is green, red or even completely dried out.

Every single ivy plant is a finished piece of art for me.

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These natural fractals are beautiful all year round – their green color brings concrete jungles to life and gives me energy and joy.

It is my dream one day to have a big house completely covered by ivy and even more – to be surrounded by a lush garden of ivy!

Do I really need that big house if take into account the significant disadvantages, such as HIGH maintenance and never ending cleaning? Not really, though a big house would have large walls that could be covered with MORE ivy. Would it be too much? Would it quench my passion for exploring the city to take millions of photos of ivy-covered walls? Or would I get really bored of it? I don’t know. Right now, there can never be enough ivy for me!

For this post, I collected photos of ivy growing on colorful walls. Have a look and let me know what you think.

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Have a colorful day!

xoxoxo

Shorena