Another Pretty Wee Flower

I haven't taken part in Lisa's link up  Macro Monday 
for absolutely ages so I thought I had better remedy that :)
So here is my addition - to go and see some great macro shots please press the link.

I just thought this was such a pretty wee flower  - as usual I have no idea what it is called, what I do know is I really liked it.

On a completely separate note. 
You all know about  the disasters I have had with my jam making. 
Well, there is this really great shop in Glasgow called Lakeland and it sells all sorts of things. 
Well Karen decided she wanted to buy some baking items and I thought I would buy a book on Preserves (not that I really needed another book!!!) and a can of Seville oranges for making marmalade. 

 The can of oranges only cost me £1.99 and it supposedly makes 6lbs of marmalade - I don't think I could buy many oranges for that amount!  

So I am going to try (again) at the weekend to make some marmalade and you just know  I will tell you all about it!!! :) 
The third time just has to be lucky don't you think, lol.


ZielonaMila said…
Fantastic post, beautiful flower. I am greeting
Emily Sovich said…
Ooh, pretty! I love macro photography.

Good luck with your marmalade this weekend. You know what they say, third time's a charm!
Lea said…
I love your macro! Looking forward to the marmalade :)
TexWisGirl said…
good luck with the marmalade this time!

that bloom almost looks like a blackberry blossom. :) pretty!
Laura said…
such a lovely bloom!
Karen said…
A great macro of the pretty little mystery bloom! Good luck with your marmalade.
Debbie said…
you are resilient ellie, fingers crossed!!

very pretty image today!!
Rohrerbot said…
Ellie.....that pick is really cool. I love your macro. Good luck with that yummy marmalade:)
Cheryl said…
Definitely 3rd time lucky, looking forward to seeing the results... and the process! Beautiful flower. x
Lois Evensen said…
What a pretty little flower. And, I just LOVE orange marmalade. I have a neighbor who makes the best I've ever had. I make bread and we trade. It's a win-win!
chasity said…
it's beautiful.
Lovely flower ~ great post ~ A Creative Harbor)

thanks for coming by and comment ^_^
Sheila said…
Great macro shot , such a pretty flower . Good luck with your marmalade , I am sure third time will be lucky ;-)
Good luck!
I love the flower.
My FIL (91) makes his own marmalade with those tins. I think he goes through a jar of marmalade every week! Love the flower. Have a good week Diane
Good luck with the marmalade :)
As usual a lovely shot of the flower.

orchid said…
Dearest Ellie,
Wow, Gorgeous Macro shot of the flower♡♡♡
Always wish to lear from the talented photographer here in blog land (^_^)彡☆
And good luck for the marmalade!
Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*
DIMI said…
Ηallo Ellie!I love the shot with the flower!Good luck for making your marmalade!I love orange marmalade!I use to eat this when i was a little girl in Melbourne! English habits along with the porridge!Have a great October month my dear!
Rose said…
That is a beautiful little flower...and I hope you have good luck this time.
What a gorgeous flower, good luck with the marmalade!
mary oxo
Anonymous said…
Very pretty flower, Ellie.

Good luck on the marmalade this time around!
EG CameraGirl said…
It's amazing you can purchase canned oranges for making preserves! I don't think we have them canned here. Let us know how the marmalade turns out. :)
Betty Manousos said…
what a beautiful bloom!
lovely shot! and wish you good luck on the marmalade this time!

hope your day is going well.
Tezzie said…
Would love to hear how the marmalade making goes...I tried it a few years ago, but it turned out too sweet. I might try it again, one day...maybe with some lemon and grapefruit mixed in. Hope yours goes well!

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