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Almost Regal !!!

Updated on August 20, 2013

Good morning one and all !!

Today's hub is about fun and laughter ;two very important qualities in life which when the going gets a little tough we tend to overlook them !!!

The Sunflower is very real and as well as making us laugh these beautiful sunny giants are gloriously mesmerising !!

Sunshine blazing from all directions !!!!

I have only included only one poem as I felt that too many would somehow diminish the fun side.

As I was creating this hub I was wondering which song to add and as soon as I typed 'laughter' into YouTube this beautiful song by Neil Sedaka popped up and what better song choice.

I hope you enjoy today's visit .

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My Sunflower taken from different angles and buds yet to blossom.

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Standing so grand

A vision of wonder;

My heart fills with pride

Oh flower of wonder.

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Wow as many as six

Sunflower of wonder

And another five buds

Such true flower power!!!

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Is this a record breaker ?

Will I now be famous?

Oh how I now stand tall

Greedy ego enormous!!

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I sit down to google

Oh what will I find?

It simply has to be

Just one of a kind!!!

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Eddy Queen of Sunflowers on her throne.

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Right I am now there

My heart gives a jump!!

But oh dearie me

Down to earth with a bump.

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In these lands far away

They stand tall and proud!!

Two dozen and even more

Mocking from their cruel shroud !!

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But now wait a while

Is she a Welsh Queen?

To return to googling

Not the end of my dream.







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Sunshine and laughter

Fill each day with happiness

Such priceless free gifts.

Some light hearted pics of my awesome Sunflower.

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I hope you all enjoyed today's visit and here's to so much more fun and laughter for us all to share on here.

I shall also let you know when I am done with googling whether my majestic sunflower is indeed a Welsh Queen or not. Ha ha ha!!


I will leave you with the quote "Laughter is always the best medicine!!"

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales and I wish you all a wonderful day.

Eddy.

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      Tijani Achamlal 3 years ago from Morocco

      Very creative.I love pictures and poem.Voted up

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      Mark 3 years ago from Moundsville,WV

      I loved the pictures and the message behind the words in the poem.

      Mark

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much James ;as always your comment so appreciated. Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much markdarnafall for taking the time to read and leave a great comment. I now look forward to reading yours also. Have a wonderful day

      Eddy.

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      This hub is full of fun, Queen of the Sunflowers! Your pictures are simply amazing - and so creative! You've outdone yourself, Eddy - I mean Your Highness!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Ha ha thanks Shauna ;I always knew I was related to Royalty somewhere along the line !!! I shall have to practice that regal wave now !!Ha ha oh how nice to just be daft !!!!

      Have a great day Shauna from H.R.H Eddy.

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 3 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      Passion, creativity and fun. I simply loved it. Pictures are beautiful. It is wonderful to note you are rocking again dear. All the best and expect more.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much sunilkunnoth for this wonderful comment which is greatly appreciated. I wish you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      Great fun viewing your sunflowers and reading your poems.

      Do you collect the Sunflower seeds, toast them, shell them

      and eat them? Or, do you leave them for the birds to eat?

      DJ.

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Love the picture of you in the queen outfit.

      This was a very good summer for sunflowers in our neck of the woods. We gathered quite a few seeds.

      Lovely as always my friend, and fun to boot.

      billy

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Hi DJ thanks for the great comment ;it is so appreciated. We don't actually eat our Sunflower seeds we simply feed the birds with them.

      However so pleased we've had this multi headed flower which through photos we will remember clearly.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Hi Billy so glad you enjoyed this hub and I had great fun creating it. I think that at times it is so easy to get bogged down in life's weariness but there is no better tonic than a little fun now and again. Here's wishing you and Bev a great day.

      Eddy.

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      kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Dear Eddy,

      Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful pictures of sunflowers. They are indeed giant and powerful flowers! I like the way you present them :-) I have a groundhog wondering around my plants, eating my lettuce and echinacea.... as well as the sunflowers of my neighbour :-(

      Enjoy your day!

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      Linda Crampton 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This hub is great fun, Eddy! The photos are creative, too.

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      cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Eddi.. you have lifted my spirits this morning with your beautiful flowers.. so bright like the sun.. now I will go about my day with a smile ..thanks to you .. love this hub ..keep spreading the smiles.!

      michael

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Joelle your comment so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Alicia and warm wishes sent your way.

      eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Oh I am so glad this one lifted your sprits this morning Michael. What more can I ask for!!!

      Take care and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

      eddy.

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      Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

      Eddy I did enjoy your hub today and it wasn't almost Regal it was REGAL!!!

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      Connie Smith 3 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

      Good Queen Eddy, I can only imagine how happy your birds will be when all those luscious sunflower seeds are ripe! I absolutely love your lighthearted use of these awesome flowers in all the pictures and collages. Thanks for making me smile and chuckle this fine day, my friend ;) Pearl

      Voted Up+++ and shared

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      So nice to see you've stopped by Frank and your comment GREATLY appreciated.

      Have a wonderful day .

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Oh Pearl what can I say except thank you so very much. We are like minded and I know this is why I always connect and thoroughly enjoy all your hubs too.

      Lots of love .

      Eddy.

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      Deborah Neyens 3 years ago from Iowa

      I love the photoshopped sunflower pictures! Very creative.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Deborah.

      Eddy.

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      Sally Gulbrandsen 3 years ago from Norfolk

      I love that guy standing at the bus shelter with the sunflower behind the glass. I would love you to teach me how to do that in Photoshop. I am so useless at Photoshop and seeing that, does make me want to try a lot harder. Actually I think your sunflowers would look great in your garden with a large picture frame placed around them, just like the image I have on my Object d'Art Hub. The pictures you posted are beautiful, the flowers so vibrant and so beautiful with their greens and yellows, certainly a feast for my eyes. Just for me, how about photo shopping a little red ladybird right on one of the petals! Just a little challenge, from me to you. Thank you for sharing your photos, they are really lovely and I so enjoyed this Hub. Best wishes, Sally

      PS Definitely voted this one up.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much sallybea for this great comment. You have certainly given me some thing to think about and I love that. I will most certainly try and get that ladybird added.

      I am going to have another peep at your hub to see your frame.

      Thank you again and here's to so much more for us both to share on here.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Patricia Scott 3 years ago from sunny Florida

      I love Queen Eddy...before I read the subtitle above the pic I thought...there is Queen of Sunflowers, Eddy. Cool.

      This is awesome . You can not find the magic of sunflowers? Your photos are simply glorious.

      You just keep getting better and better. I love coming here, Eddy....many Angels are on the way to you this afternoon. ps

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Awesome hub Eddy, thank you for the smiles. Jamie

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      Janet Giessl 3 years ago from Georgia country

      Your sunflowers are so beautiful. Your poem and pictures are awesome. This was really mood lifting.

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      Romeos Quill 3 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      Great photography, as you always produce Eddy, pedestalled by some jaunty verse. Wishing you a fabulous week in gorgeous Wales.

      Kind regards,

      R.Q.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      So beautiful Eddy. I love the sunflower. It always lifts my spirit. Loved the video. Happy hub indeed....

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      Rosemary Sadler 3 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Very creative Eddy, I enjoyed this and the images

      You have my thumbs UP

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      What fun! And what a wonderful sunflower, indeed a Queen of flowers. Happy, sunny days to you!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much

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      JAMIE

      JANETWRITES

      ROMEOS QUILL

      RUBY

      ROSEMAY

      BLOSSOM

      for each and every wonderful comment which are so greatly appreciated. Here's to wishing you all a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 3 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi Eddy,

      Your creativity just oozes! Love this poem about one of my all time favorite flowers and your pictures are stunning then humorous is there no end to your talent??? Great job! Votes and shared!!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Hi Suzie your words mean so very much indeed and I wish you a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Really enjoyed this picturesque and poetic journey. I love sunflowers. Passing this on.

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      Karen Silverman 3 years ago

      I am smiling AND the sunshine is smiling on me today! LOVE the picture of Queen E! QUEENE..lol..

      love your awesome spirit, my friend, and voted as such...

      sharingxx

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your comments are always so sincere Rasma and greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Hi Leslie always a pleasure to see you've stopped by and your comment greatly appreciated. Have wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Can't ignore those beautiful sunflowers!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Deb and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      drbj and sherry 3 years ago from south Florida

      You are hereby dubbed, Eddy, as the genuine, one and only Sunflower Queen by virtue of this lovely effort. Let no one doubt your regal magnificence. I have spoken! :)

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much drbj;enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Aga 3 years ago

      Uplifting peoetry, and gorgeous photos!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      So glad you liked this one Monis Mas and have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      stars439 3 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Very nice hub de3ar heart, and God Bless You.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much as always stars and here's wishing you a good day.

      Eddy.

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