One-Word-Sunday-Famous

 

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

 

 

 

 

Sydney Opera House

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Famous

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Urban

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Starting with Melbourne urban sights.

I’m not sure if this service is still operating.

Next week’s fashion?

 

 

We had an enjoyable carriage ride in

Victoria, British Columbia, last year.

It’s probably about time to check out Melbourne

with a one horsepower drive.

An ice rink in the country is unheard of.

I was surprised to see this open air rink

in Melbourne a few years ago.

Heads deliberately removed because

most skaters were youngsters

I always associate buskers…

 

with urban life.

Couldn’t help take this one.

Big sister was horrified.

Little sister was cooling.

Mum was busy talking to a friend

and did not see any of this!

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Urban

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Paddle

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My first thoughts were of…

…duck paddles, although perhaps not quite like this.

 

 

Also thought of those paddling in the river

to motivate the ducks at the start

of a charity duck race.

And while many like to paddle like this, the last time I did so…

…was on a Cairns beach.

Couldn’t work out why I was alone until

I saw a sign advising me

there were crocodiles in the water.

Last two images were taken at Gibson’s Steps

on Victoria’s South West Coast near

The Twelve Apostles.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Paddle