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Some random Bollards…

This couple greet visitors to the

Geelong Botanical Gardens

Now Geelong is out of lockdown…

…I must visit the Geelong foreshore once again

to see if these last two can be found in 2021.

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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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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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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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  Het Zand Square

fountain…

 

 

…in Brugge,

Belgium

Whether in Black and White…

…or a colourful abstract…

…the El Alamein Fountain at

Sydney’s, King’s Cross

makes for spectacular viewing.

 

Back home again and just inside

the main gate to Geelong’s

Botanic Gardens is a fountain,

which on the few occasions I have visited

the Gardens, has been inactive.

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centre

the point that is equally distant from every point
on the circumference of a circle or sphere.
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The hands of the clock are join at the

centre point of its face.

Light bulb in centre of shade.

 

 

 

The

Rose Window

in York Minster.

 

 

The centre does not always mean something circular.

I would suggest that this Rose Window is

centrally located in the triangle created

by York Minster roof

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thorn

a stiff, sharp-pointed woody projection on the stem
or other part of a plant.
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Geelong Botanic Gardens…



…contains what I would describe as……

…a rather large….

…succulent garden.

Everything from tall and skinny

to round and dumpy cacti on display.

 

 

Sadly several years after capturing these images

I paid another visit only to discover any/most

of the cacti had been cut in half. 

Vandals or pruning?

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