My Backyard #TheGallery

Posted on 25th May 2011 in #thegallery/ children/ garden/ LEGO/ love/ superheroes

I was a bit thrown by The Gallery prompt of ‘My Backyard’ as my garden isn’t anything special and I know a lot of you guys have wonderfully planted, loved and tended to gardens that will lend themselves beautifully to artful photography.

Then I thought about what my backyard means to me; a place of sanctuary? No. A place of noisy and boisterous play? Yes! My backyard is all about the 2 boys who play in it, who bounce on that trampoline in a way that stops my heart as I anticipate bad landings and trips to A&E, who trample my plants because they are too busy avoiding imaginary attacks from LEGO warships and who care not that the grass is worn.

Superheroes play in my backyard.

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19 Comments

  • Reply Mrs Worthington 25th May 2011 at 7:45 am

    Wow you have a lot of superheroes – what are they wearing when this is all on the line?

  • Reply Tipster28 25th May 2011 at 7:46 am

    That’s fab, I can just imagine them charging around dressed as various super heroes. Do you have baddy costumes also?

  • Reply theKitchenMechanic 25th May 2011 at 8:04 am

    I love this picture! (and my boys are jealous of the superhero costumes…)

  • Reply mummymummymum 25th May 2011 at 8:13 am

    Fantastic. I love it!! x

  • Reply Trish@ Mum's Gone to 25th May 2011 at 8:16 am

    I love gallery pics that take me by surprise and make me laugh. This is perfect!

  • Reply Reluctant Housedad 25th May 2011 at 8:37 am

    That photo is hilarious. I have a vision of a load of naked superheroes, tapping their fingers, waiting for their washing to dry so they can fly off and do daring deeds again. Great pic.

  • Reply mumfordandsons4real 25th May 2011 at 8:56 am

    haha love it!

  • Reply Bev 25th May 2011 at 9:40 am

    :) great pic! who needs plants when you have a garden full of superheros?

  • Reply Him Up North 25th May 2011 at 11:58 am

    Aw how cool is that? A fine washing line!

  • Reply Single Dad's Diary 25th May 2011 at 1:44 pm

    Are they your clothes?

  • Reply If I Could Escape 25th May 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Love it!!!

  • Reply Home office mum 25th May 2011 at 2:54 pm

    great pic. we have a similar view on a regular basis

  • Reply Jackie 25th May 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Fantastic – I love the thought of Superman et al with their costumes on the line. I hope they have spares, you never know when they’ll be called on to save the world!

  • Reply Multiple Mummy 25th May 2011 at 8:28 pm

    You are very good cleaning their clothes..you wouls think as superheros they could get the clean in no time, but clearly your a supermum so do the job brilliantly! Fantastic post. x

  • Reply Little Grandma 25th May 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Ahh, I love it! Superheroes win the day!

  • Reply Preseli Mags 26th May 2011 at 8:56 am

    Your photograph really made me smile. You must have the world’s coolest washing line. It looks like the washing belonging to The Incredibles. Brilliant!

  • Reply jennie 26th May 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Fabulous, saving the world from your own backyard!

  • Reply Janet 27th May 2011 at 9:12 pm

    I love it. Made me smile :)

  • Reply @FayC 28th May 2011 at 1:57 pm

    It is a wonderful back yard and brought a lump to my throat, thank you

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