Tuesday-PC-Wk201-Yard


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yard

*  a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 metre).
*  a cylindrical spar, tapering to each end,
slung across a ship’s mast for a
sail to hang from.
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Several images of our back yard….

…which has nothing to do linear measurement…

 

 

…unless we wanted to calculate the area

of our yard in square yards.

I have often heard the phrase,

When the sun came over the yard arm.

 

Until, today I had never quite known what it meant.

However, Google tells me that the horizontal arms

are called yards from which sails are hung.

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Cee’s-Hunt4Joy-Wear-Bright-Colours

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This was a difficult challenge for me…

…because I generally don’t point my

camera at people.

I have managed to find suitable background

and bright colours…..


…along with some long range surfing brights.

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Perhaps my favourite surfing shot

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Cee’s-Hunt-for-Joy-Challenge:  Wear-Bright-Colors

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Ashes

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ashes

*  the powdery residue left after
the burning of a substance.
*  a trophy for the winner of a series
of Test matches in a cricket season
between England and Australia.

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After a fire burnt our church

five years ago…

…even this cross on the roof

was little more than ashes.