Word-of-Day-Challenge-Magnolia

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a symbol of nobility, perseverance,
and love of nature.
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 Unfortunately, you will not find magnolias…

 

…growing in our garden.

 

These were found in the Geelong Botanic Gardens…

 

   …and our son’s rental property.

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk310_Petals

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petals

any of the separate parts of the corolla of a flower:
often brightly coloured
 
 

 

 

Lilium

Daisy

 

 

Protea

Lilium

Rose

 

Spring Blossom

Petunia

Dahlia

 


Dahlia

Camellia

Camellia

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge…Wk310-Petals

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Rush

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rush


Not being a botanist…

 

…I can only hope that my images…

 

….depict wetland plants…

 

…of the Rush family.

Melbourne’s Laneways provide both

a place to take it easy, and a shortcut

to rush between main streets 

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Rush

 

 

 

 

Cee-BW-Challenge-Indoors-Outdoors-Steps

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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Geelong Botanic Gardens

Steps out of one entrance/exit of

Melbourne’s Southern Cross Railway Station.

 

A reverse view of those steps.

There is also an up or down escalator

on each side.

 

More Melbourne steps.

Old Sydney steps.

Entrance to Geelong Botanic Gardens

 

Steps to Queenscliff Beach

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge:…Indoors-Outdoors-Steps

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Large-Subjects

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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Burj Khalifa…the largest/tallest building

I have ever been in.

An elephant’s ear…rather larger

than any other ear, I have seen.

However, those ears look right at home

on their owner.

 


Californian Redwood in Geelong Gardens

A Giant Baobab Tree on

Lekhubu Island, Botswana.

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge:…Large-Subjects

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Landscapes

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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Geelong sunset.

Beachscape

A landscape or the result of landscaping?

Many South West Victorian farms have

changed their landscape from one

which grazed sheep and cattle to one

which grows trees and is far less intensive.

A little over 100 years ago this idyllic

French landscape would have appeared

anything but idyllic as Villers Bretonneux

was in the middle of some of the

heaviest fighting of World War I.

As the sun goes down…

…near Geelong.

Yearling Herefords

Spring sown canola crop on its way to maturity.

Canola in flower

 

Saint Kilda Pier

 

Moorabool Valley eucalypts.

In the distance are

The Grampians.

The southern end of

The Great Dividing Range.

Moorabool Valley

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge: Landscapes

Black_White

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk252-Opening

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opening

a space or gap that allows passage or access.

Port Phillip Bay opens into the open seas

via a shallow and narrow opening between

Point Nepean and Point Lonsdale.

Point Lonsdale from Point Nepean

Point Nepean from Point Lonsdale.

 

Just behind the trees on the left is where

the Moyne River converges with the sea.

 

DC Photography

The mouth of the Hopkins River at Warrnambool.

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The commonality each of these

places have…

…is that all three empty in Bass Strait.

Port Phillip Bay on the right, Warrnambool’s

Hopkins River (second from let) and

Port Fairy’s Moyne River is the extreme left point

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