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Friday pictures, in a slideshow movie!

27 Apr, '0715 Comments

What the heck, iPhoto can output movies of slideshows you create so I thought I’d select 52 pictures I took this morning and put them in a movie file, add a nice title from iMovie, plonk a soundtrack and upload the result to my YouTube channel. Hope you enjoy.

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Cactus Flower

Cactus Flower

17 Apr, '077 Comments

Cactus Flower, originally uploaded by malyousif. The last time this cactus flowered was almost exactly a year ago! It’s a lot bigger now obviously, but is just as pretty, if not more. It flowered only today. However, as there are a bunch of buds on this and it’s another cactus like it in the opposite […]

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Warning, another gardening post!

13 Apr, '0726 Comments

Man it’s getting rather hot. The downpour last night was something to experience this late in April too, I can’t remember if it rained this late in the year for a very long time. I do remember last year they did have rain during the F1, but last year it was done in March, maybe […]

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Desert Rose

Desert Rose

6 Apr, '079 Comments

Desert Rose, originally uploaded by malyousif. Again, this one is one of my favourite plants. I’ve had this particular one for about a year now and all it did is grow its weird branches up to twice what it was when I got it. It never flowered though. This bloom is the very first I’ve […]

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Double Oleander

Double Oleander

30 Mar, '078 Comments

Double Oleander, originally uploaded by malyousif. The oleanders are starting to bloom all over the garden, I’ve got 5 of them. Their lovely scent in the early evening is truly magnificent. This is the only “double” oleander I have and now I think I should have gotten all of them in this variety. Very beautiful. […]

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