5 days to 2017

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A bird house in a tree in Montafon – Kristberg

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6 days to 2017

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An old hay barn in the Montafon Mountains in Austria (in December and no snow!)

 

7 days to 2017 – Christmas cookies

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Baking cookies around Christmas is a tradition in Montafon (Austria)

 

Tree Tuesday

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Italian garden in Godinton House and gardens in Kent (England)

Photo editing with Pixlr Editor

We are currently working in the course photo editing with the program Pixlr Editor. For one of the tasks we need to work with layer mask, stamps, and text. This is my first attempt …La piana laagmasker

Tree Tuesday – Mistletoe

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Borgloon in Belgium – Trees with mistletoes

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Mistletoes attach to and penetrate the branches of a tree or shrub by a structure called the haustorium,  through which they absorb water and nutrients from the host plant.

 

Herkenrode Abbey in Hasselt

Herkenrode Abbey in Hasselt has a fascinating history. The old farm buildings of the Abbey of Herkenrode and the surrounding 100 acres of nature reserve were developed into a domain where is so much going on.

We took a walk…

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a bee hotel

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Herkenrode abbey

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here was once a water mill

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