My Sunday Photo – 13th May 2017

This photo seems to be lacking so much, I think it would looks so much nicer with flowers covering those mounds of soil. I’m not sure why they didn’t plant spring flowers, just a little down the path there was a plethora of colourful tulips. I also didn’t manage to capture the lake in the back ground. You can just see it behind the trees. But, doesn’t the sky look glorious, so blue and bright, and the trees are green. Yes, Summer is definitely on the way.

I took the photo in Cannon Hill Park while taking a picnic with my eldest daughter. We sat on a park bench and just enjoyed each others company and the peace of the park for an hour.

I’ve been going to this park all my life, the tulips reminded me of the Tulip Festival they used to hold here. I remember one year nagging my mum to buy me a pair of clogs! She didn’t, but she did buy me a souvenir clog key-ring instead. Then I would come here with my boyfriend when we were in our teens and we would take a boat out on the lake. Later we would bring our kids to go on the boats.

Since having the younger kids they have started doing a beach here in the summer with a fun fair. It’s a great day out, the kids love it. They also have a train ride that takes you around the park.

Two years ago, I did the Race for Life here. It’s a big park but we still had to double back to complete 5 Kilometres. It was such a fun and exhilarating day and I felt so proud to complete the run.


Sunday Snap


  1. coombemill
    May 13, 2017 / 11:32 pm

    I can see the lake in the background, it looks a lovely park to run in.

  2. WeeOhana
    May 13, 2017 / 11:54 pm

    Hope they get some flowers planted soon!
    It sure would make it an even more beautiful shot!

  3. debsrandomwritings
    May 14, 2017 / 5:17 am

    Hi Anne, I do agree, a few flowers would make the area look much brighter. It must be nice to still be going to a place that holds so many memories for you. Do you still have the clog key-ring?


  4. dadbloguk
    May 14, 2017 / 5:56 am

    Yes, some flowers wouldn't go a miss but a great spot for running I'd say. #MySundayPhoto

  5. sarahmo3w
    May 14, 2017 / 7:01 am

    What lovely memories of the park! Those mounds of earth are definitely crying out for some flowers.

  6. May 14, 2017 / 7:06 am

    Hi Deb, I wish I still had the keyring, but it was over 40 years ago and I lost a lot of my mementos when my Mum moved house. 🙁

  7. May 14, 2017 / 7:14 am

    I didn't even notice the mounds at first, was too busy admiring the blue sky

  8. darrencoleshill308390132
    May 14, 2017 / 7:23 am

    Doesn't everything look better with a beautiful blue sky

    Thank you for linking up

  9. May 14, 2017 / 10:25 am

    When I started reading your post about what was missing, I was already thinking 'fabulous sky, though', so you are totally right about that! #MySundayPhoto

  10. May 14, 2017 / 11:27 am

    I can see the lake in the background ever so slightly; this looks like a lovely place to wile away an hour or two under the glorious spring sunshine. Shame about the flowerbeds, but maybe they are preparing them for some summer blooms. Beautiful capture regardless! #MySundayPhoto

  11. wendy
    May 14, 2017 / 2:25 pm

    I agree it would look a lot better with some flowers

  12. May 14, 2017 / 5:08 pm

    The tulip festival sounds gorgeous…I hope you do get some pretty blooms there very soon!

  13. May 14, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Ahh! It would look better with flowers but it still looks a lovely place to spend some time x

  14. May 14, 2017 / 10:02 pm

    Maybe they've just grubbed the fading flowers out before planting again. Nice to see trees being given room to spread. #MySundayPhoto

  15. Tara
    May 15, 2017 / 1:03 pm

    I bet a beach in the park is amazing! I agree about the flowers but at least they didn't distract from the lovely time you had with your daughter. It sounds like a happy way to while away an hour or so. #MMBC

  16. liquoriceuk
    May 16, 2017 / 8:50 am

    Having some flowers planted on those mounds of soil would be lovely. That sky is gorgeous though. So lovely to come somewhere like this and revisit memories 🙂

  17. nessjibberjabberuk
    May 18, 2017 / 1:56 pm

    Shame about the lack of flowers but the blue skies and green trees more than make up for it.

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