Sunday-Stills22-0807-Summer

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summer

the warmest season of the year,
in the northern hemisphere
from June to August
and in the southern hemisphere
from December to February.
 
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Lens-ArtistPC-208-Summer-Vibes

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I would really struggle to find any bikini-clad

sun lovers in Victoria this time of year.

However, I as in Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne

I’m sure there would be plenty

soaking up the sun as this group did.

Enjoying summer sun

in Nice,

France

Here Comes the Bride…

…for her beach wedding at Torquay.

Busy Manly beach

 

Lion’s eyes.

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Lens-Artist PC Patti:…Seeing-Double*

Lens-Artist PC Leya:...Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC Amy:…Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC Tina:...Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC Anne:…Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC Sofia:…Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC André:…Summer-Vibes

Lens-Artist PC Jez:...Summer-Vibes

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Sunday-Stills22-0703-Beautiful-Beaches

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beautiful

pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically.

beaches

a pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea
between high- and low-water marks.

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Lens-ArtistPC-202-Minimalism-Maximalism

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My entry for this week’s Minimalist-Maximalist challenge

captured in South Africa in 2013.

Pelican

 

Autumn 2022

 

Hydrangea

 

Snow Gums

 

Wimmera River,

Horsham

Victoria

A cropped version of the above

Gibson Steps Beach

Manly Beach

Sydney

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:…Minimalism-Maximalism

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Minimalism-Maximalism

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Minimalism-Maximalism

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Minimalism-Maximalism

Lens Artist Photo Challenge Anne:…Minimalism-Maximalism

Lens Artist Photo Challenge Sofia:…Minimalism-Maximalism

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Sizzle

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we sizzled in blazing sunshine this week
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Although the sun was shining was hardly

sizzling weather at Nice Beach…

 

…however, Manly Beach would certainly

see some sizzle bodies…

 

Loch Ard Gorge was the hottest day of all.

The asphalt in the car park was melting

under a sizzling 44-degree Celsius sun.

The sand was burning through footwear

and note how all beachgoers are hugging

the meagre bit of shade.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Flabby

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(of a part of a person’s body) soft,
loose, and fleshy
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All labradors I have ever seen have always

had some flabby skin.

 

Some similar images from

my rotund post.

 

I guess I can always dream…of what

it would be like to be slim.

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Cees-MWMChallenge22-February-Pick-A-Topic

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Murano in the Rain

 

Umbrellas required undercover during

a torrential Pompeii downpour.

 

Butchart Gardens

Vancouver Island

Canada

 

 

A tender moment in

Vancouver

 

Manly Beach

Sydney

 

A lone fisherman

Geelong

 

Oh! What a feeling!

Two candid images cropped

and stitched together

Stanley Park

Vancouver

Canada

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Cee’s-MWMCh22-February-Pick-A-Topic

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WeeklyPrompts-PC-Home

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home

the place where one lives permanently,
especially as a member of a family
or household.
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No matter where I have been travelling, many

international flights usually touch down

in Sydney first.

Therefore with the sighting of the

Sydney Harbour Bridge comes a feeling of home.

Sighting Melbourne’s skyline and Victorians

know they are home.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:   Home

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Fashion

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Fashion of all sorts.

A drawing from my Mother-in-law’s school sketch book.

Her daughters did not know she had this until

after she passed away a couple of years ago.

 

And it seems only a few years ago that

London model Twiggy,

caused a furore at the Melbourne Cup

wearing a mini skirt two whole inches

above the knee.

Hemlines have certainly changed since 1965.

 

 

 

Fashion on the gold fields in mid 1800s.

Being married anywhere is now fashionable.

Bride’s dresses have changed considerably

since the late 1970s and mid 80s.

In  my twenties I did like to dress formally for a night out.

Sadly I don’t go out as much and formally has

taken on a whole new meaning.

Fashion on a Rivera beach, Nice to be precise,

is much more relaxed.

I believe this beautiful Athabaskan

coat and hood was for formal wear.

Mid-December beach fashions

at Sydney’s Manly Beach

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Lady

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lady

a polite or formal way of referring to a woman.

Recently I posted a photo of

some young ladies paddling

on Lake Lucerne.


  These young ladies (and gents) were cooling down

at Sydney’s Manly Beach a few years ago.

 

The youngest did not ask Mum’s permission

to cool down.  -)

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Lady