August 11, 2012

Flowerona reflects: Anemones & Austen


The London Olympics are still very much a focus for all of us here in the UK, especially as Team GB have been totally inspiring with their medal haul.

And it’s lovely to see that so many people are interested in reading about the Victory Bouquets designed for the Games by Jane Packer.

Here’s what I’ve been up to this week…

Out & about

I wrote and sent out my monthly newsletter featuring sweet peas, hydrangeas and styling ideas.  If you’d like to sign up for next month’s, simply fill in the two sign-up boxes on my About page.

On Thursday afternoon, I visited RHS Wisley to capture images of their beautiful flowers for future blog posts.


At home

Reading…Coast magazine, Wedding Flowers magazine and Real Homes magazine

Listening to…The Collection by Sheena Easton (brought back lots of memories of growing up in the ’80s!) and Heart FM

Most popular blog post this week on Flowerona

For the second week running, the most popular blog post this week was ‘Jane Packer’s Victory Bouquet for medal winners at the London Olympics 2012?.

It’s now been viewed over 7,000 times since I wrote it in June.


Other blog posts this week on Flowerona :

Guest blog post

On the Laura Ashley blog, I featured Heavenly Hydrangeas.


On the Heart Home blog, I featured ‘Floral-inspired screen prints by designer Jane Foster’.



Wedding Flowers magazine

The new September/October issue is now out and features my ‘Blooming Lovely’ column.

Wedding Flowers Magazine Blooming Lovely Column

Twitter links

Here’s just a selection. Simply click on the purple hyperlink:

So, I hope you have a lovely weekend.  On Sunday evening, I’ll be glued to the television watching the Closing Ceremony for the London Olympics!

(Images : Rona Wheeldon for Flowerona, Jane Packer, Jane Foster)

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  • Denise Allen says:

    Hi Rona
    Our Sunday evening will also be spent watching the closing ceremony – hasn’t the whole thing been utterly wonderful!? So looking forward to the Paralympics in a couple of weeks time, the carnival like atmosphere in the country right now is fantastic! Lovely blog and pictures as always, looking forward to next week!
    Denise x

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