My eye was caught by the mass of plane tree leaves piled up against this gate.
Here is an interesting contrast of luminous looking smoke bush leaves with branch of blue green eucalyptus cascading from the left of the photo.
For people in Melbourne on Wednesday May 21st, the demonstration by Mr Kawana will be a must see. If you are quick you will be able to get a ticket through the following link. Click on the coloured text: Mr Tetsunori Kawana's demonstration. As I mentioned in last weeks posting, the Victorian Branch Exhibition will be open from 11.00am to 6.00pm at Yarra Gallery Federation Square from Tuesday 20th to Sunday 25th
In this weeks ikebana I have used some wisteria leaves and orange trumpet flowers in a ceramic vase made by Shigeo Shiga (click on coloured text for further information), the highly influential Japanese ceramic artist who worked in Australia for many years.
(Click on coloured text to link to Emily Karanikolopoulos' Tokyo blog)
Greetings from Christopher