Black and White Tuesday-2207

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Black and White

Tuesday

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Corio Bay, Geelong.

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corio_bay_0148A few weeks ago I published one or two of these photos in colour.

I think it looks fairly good in black and white also.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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A Word a Week Photography Challenge–Inside

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My contribution for this week’s

 Word of the Week Challenge…

Inside

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These boats are moored securely….

boat_0001inside Corio Bay

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I have often been down inside Loch Ard Gorge, one of Western Victoria’s well-known tourist attractions.

The gorge is where the two sole survivors of the wrecked Loch Ard were washed ashore on June 1, 1878.

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However, on January 4th, 2013, with temperatures reaching 44 degrees Celsius,

I had never felt the sand as hot as inside the Gorge as on that day.

Blistering, was the only way to describe the heat.

Read more………………Lochard Ard.

Read more………………………Hidden

Read more……………………..Summer

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 A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE– Inside 

(suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com)

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge-Wk-46

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Our Guard Dog

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Being a guard dog can take its toll on a hard-working kelpie.

ginger_0001Ginger was absolutely exhausted after performing her Sunday morning guard duties today…

and a rest in the warm, winter, morning sun seemed like a just reward…to her.

ginger_0012However, after lunch we saw a black and tan body making several quick laps of the house.
ginger_0013She had stolen Maggie’s bone.  No!  Borrowed it.

When she does that she drives us, and herself, insane

as she never knows where to stash it…hence the laps.

ginger_0014With camera in hand and using the window as a ‘filter’,

she was captured on her fourth and last lap.

And Maggie did retrieve her bone shortly after this photo was taken and

once again peace reigned supreme over our backyard.

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

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Travel Theme-Purple

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My

Purple

Travel Theme.

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I settled for some purple from nature for this week’s challenge.

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Remarkable how flowers can bloom and look some pretty…

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flower_0304in the middle of winter.

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Where’s My Backpack?: Travel Theme: Purple

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-Wk-21

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Rentosaur

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dinosaur_0244Almost in the middle of Geelong…Rentosaur…does this mean there are dinosaurs for rent?

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-21

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Containers

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Containers.

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A variety of containers this week…

silo_0253Hard to miss these silos in Geelong.

They tower over one of Geelong’s main thoroughfares…

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Some - which are self-explanatory

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container_0239This is my favourite container this week…originally I thought it had a purple top.

MGW set me straight on that score.  It must be dark pink…I haven’t asked :-)

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Wood-Spring

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My contribution for this week’s

Wood-Spring

Challenge

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This challenge proved to be an ideal time to…

tree_0043capture a few photos of our deciduous trees bare of leaves.

tree_0045Their woody frames stood stark gains the late afternoon winter sky.

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This one appears to bursting out of its ‘skin’…

tree_0053while this tree has.  It will be a miracle if it survives.

This is only a small part of its trunk and the bark is falling away all along.

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However, spring is in the air…just not venturing out for a while.

Buds on one of our fruit trees attest to the fact that spring is around the corner.  It may be a long cold corner!

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Cold or not that is not stopping my bulbs from pushing through the mulch for a much-needed glimpse of winter sun.

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This daffodil appears to be an early bird, but still has not decided to bloom…just yet.

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Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge: Wood-Spring

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