WeeklyPrompts-PC-Alarms

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alarms

Gog and Magog sound their alarm every hour

in Melbourne’s Royal Arcade

 

Although I have been to London several times

I have yet to remember hearing Big Ben.

   Maybe that is due to traffic noise

at ground level.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:…Alarms

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk314-Night

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night

the period from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours

 

 

Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Houses of Parliament

London…

…from…

…the London Eye

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Closer to home is this selection

of Geelong night images

Geelong from my hospital room window last year (May 2021)

 

Geelong by night from Griffin Gully

 

Geelong from Griffin Gully

You Yangs in the background

Eastern Beach…

…carpark

 

Cunningham Pier

The first year Geelong had

a floating Christmas Tree (2015)

 

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge…Wk314-Night

 

RagTagChallenge-Clock-Face

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clock face

the dial of an analogue clock, marked with
divisions representing units of time
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An analogue clock face

on a Pub wall.

London’s Big Ben with a

Roman Numeral

clock face.

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RagTagChallenge:…Clock-Face

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Cee’s-FFChallenge-Squares-Triangles

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Beginning with triangles in the frame of a house.

And there are plenty of triangles holding the roof in place.

 

A square image containing a circle inside

a square frame.

 

The exterior of…

…the National Gallery of Australian Art…

…covered in triangles.

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WeeklyPrompts-Photo-Challenge-A-View

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a view

the ability to see something or
to be seen from a particular place.
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Banff Springs Hotel

Million Dollar View.

 

During recent years,  Griffin Gully

has proven to be a wonderful spot

for Blue Hour…

 

…and sunrise photos…

…all year round.

From high atop the London Eye…

Big Ben quickly became…

…Little Ben.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:   A-View

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FOWChallenge-Landmark

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Landmarks from any where

The Eiffel Tower…324 metres high.

The Tower in which Big Ben (the Bell)

resides is 96 metres high.

According too Google the

Geelong Football Club ground

is 5.1 kilometres as the crow flies.

Without the light towers, which are 73 metres high,

the ground would be difficult to spot

even from this vantage point.

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Although I don’t have a photo,

this morrning Melbourne was laying claim to

having the tallest Southern hemisphere building.

At 388 metres high, the 108 storey

hotel and apartment building

is located in Melbourne’s

Southbank area.

 

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Landmark

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Tuesday-PC-Wk207-Travel


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Some images from our travels

during the past decade.

London

Paris


Dubai 

 

In June 2020 we were supposed to be

visiting Africa again.

While we are in good health….

…the Safari has been postponed…

…until next year…hopefully.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Distant

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distant

far away in space or time
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At 67.41 degrees North

Wiseman, Alaska

located 63 miles north

of the Arctic Circle…

…Wiseman is the most distant place (north)

which we have visited.

 

However, as the crow flies,

Wiseman is only 12,884 kilometres

from Melbourne.

 

While London is only 51.50 Degrees North…

 

…London is a massive 16,893 kilometres

from Melbourne.

 

I know readers will find this difficult to believe,

but it is true!

There have been times

when I have grumbled about the distance

we are from many parts of the world.

However, this is one of the few times I am pleased

there is distance between Australia

and other parts of the world.

Stay Safe.

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