I'd actually meant to share this video to #3speak last Sunday but it would not upload. Then the site was down, for me at least, so I simply embedded the video uploaded onto my youtube channel and called it a day.
I really want to keep my videos on 3speak So I'm having another go.
My trip, which I shared in pics last week a bit, was a day out to Big Box stores garden centres to see what plants and trees were available this early in the season. I was actually happily surprised for the amount of trees and shrubs I was able to find.
I also stopped at one of our local garden centre and they had considerably less, understandably, but they did have the pansies and violets I was craving. They smell heavenly, the scent. They have that antique Victorian violet scent I so love.
I happily found a coveted apricot tree I'd been searching for, a Moorpark only to discover after buying it that it is in fact an American hybrid of the famous Moorpark apricot. I am keeping it, however, and we shall see how the fruit it this Summer. I decided that this American English hybrid tree is probably a good example of New England itself: We're not quite English nor quite American sometimes.
I was rather sad that 3speak was down at the time, as I've really been looking forward to uloading more of my videos here soon as** I love things like #hive and #3speak because to me they offer the Small Town aspect of Online Life compared to the big cold city of the Vast world of Google and Youtube.** And even my own personal site/blog must swim out into the vast sea of the world 'hoping' Google's crawlers will snag a bit of this or that to show my posts to others. Whilst on #hive and #3speak I feel were bigger fish in a little pond and we know at least some will find us and we can grow in that community.
Do you think places like Hive and 3speak are better overall for building community?
I hope you enjoy this day out (again I did share it last week by embedding it in my vlog from my youtube, but I really want it to have a 'life of it's own' on #3speak this way) and let me know, do you think as the world changes and the internet becomes more 'restricted' will small communities like ours be the online refuge of the small?
I hope you find a moment in your day to indulge in your passions and as always, stay creative.