Travel Theme-History

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My

History

Travel Theme.

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My first thoughts were of churches I have

photographed over the past few years.

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This shot can never be captured again as

someone in their wisdom has cut down the

tree which created this gorgeous shadow.

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The interior of many churches,

particularly the old bluestone variety,

has been retained despite changing

the functionality of the church

for modern masses/services.

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The craftsmanship in these windows

is from another era altogether.

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Many old country churches

are being re-purposed.

The first church I ever attended is now a barn of sorts.

Another, similar to this,

is now a family residence.

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Then there are members of society which

think this is what a Church should look like.

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In this case 140 years of history was turned to

rubble in a few hours early one morning.

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  There was speculation that it had something to do

with child sex abuse within Churches as

several churches were destroyed by fire in the Geelong area.

Church-B_7998My guess is that if it is ever rebuilt this church

it will moved slightly and will be part of a school complex

and future generations of children will be told

how their parents or grandparents

were married in that corner of the playground.

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Not as silly as it sounds as MGW and I were married in

what is now an Aldi car park in Geelong 🙂

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Where’s My Backpack:History

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Happiness-is…..

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Happiness is…..

Having an ear…


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 to chew, or…

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a game of keepings off.

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And after burning all that energy,

a comfortable spot for a nap,

whether alone, or…

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with a friend.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Happiness is.

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