Weekly Photo Challenge-Anticipation

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Anticipation

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Last year for some reason our green Christmas tree

remained in its box…much to the disgust of two sons.

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So this year it has been resurrected again.

It has been a while since we returned

from Europe and Dubai and MGWs purchases

from most of the cities we visited

now adorn our Christmas tree.

A truly international tree?

christmas_london-2016_4020Decorations from…
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London,
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Innsbruck,

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somewhere in Germany,

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Florence,

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Dubai (our last port of call),

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Lucerne,

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Monaco,

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 also the french Riviera’s…

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Nice,

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Paris,

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Salzburg,

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The Vatican,

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Vienna,

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and last but not least, York.

The anticipation of  decorating our 2016 Christmas tree

with decorations purchased overseas is now over.

However, they are now anticipated purchases

on any future holidays.

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Dark-Green

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Dark Green

Two photos, one subject.

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The only thing different was the coal length.

18 and 38 mm

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The fence can be found in York.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Dark Green

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Animals

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge:

Animals.

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Just to show I do see more animals…

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than those of the backyard variety…
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I have included some cattle.

The top one features young Murray Greys and an Angus heifer.

Above are young Herefords.

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Moppett still as the title of our oldest cat.

Moppet died about ten years ago after

surviving being lost for six weeks in late 2005.

We think she hopped up under the tray of the utility I had at the time,

because she turned up, skin and bone,

out near the garden supply centre we frequent.

We planted a Mop Top tree (Robina psudoacacia inermis)

over Moppett.

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A square of fake grass has worked wonders for a young dogs.

They now love to park themselves under our trampoline,

which is only good for shade, and watch the world go by.

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Two very different reactions to a thunderstorm a week or so ago.

Candi was whimpering and looking for cover…and Taji

was doing what all Labradors do between meals.

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Earlier in the week was Candi’s turn to

monitor the world from under the trampoline.

This was when I returned home after

tying her up two and a half hours earlier.

A small piece of gravel must have jammed her catch open.

Thankfully she was just sleeping and

not running wild….that I know of.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: AnimalsBlack_White~~~~~

 

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