One-Word-Sunday-Six

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six

*  equivalent to the product of two and three;
  one more than five, or four less than ten; 6.
 
*  a group or unit of six people or things.

 

 

Six feet in this photo.

 

 

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Samples of Australia’s pre-decimal currency. 

The larger coins on the right are officially

known as ‘florins” which is Two Shillings. 

Colloquially they were knowns as Two Bob.

Smaller coins on the left are One ‘shilling’ coins. 

Known as ‘a bob‘ or a ‘deena’ (not sure of spelling).

I don’t know why.

In total those four coins equal 6 shillings

 

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Six

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Autumn

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spring  / autumn

 

A bit late….forgot to post last week.

A spring in the air,  

Stanley Park,

Vancouver,

Canada

 

This time of year finding autumnal scenes

much easier Down Under.

 

 

Japanese Maple leaves

from last year.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Spring

 

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Light

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light

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Most of today’s images are ‘first light’ images.

I am often in awe of colours…

 

…in Mother Nature’s palette.

 

Not only colour but also patterns…

…or no patterns all lighted by…

 

 

…by our rising, or in this case, setting, star.

 

Blue Hour light

at Geelong Marina

Friday morning

March 12, 2021.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Light

 

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Vertiginous

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vertiginous

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830 metres to the very tip of the Tower. 

 

22mm focal length

52mm focal length

 

250mm focal length.

Camera Nikon D90

Taken from the public observation deck

on 148th floor.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Vertiginous

 

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Ugly

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ugly

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I would be…

 

…hard pressed…

…to find any beauty…

 

….in these arachnids

although many would disagree.

 

 

Even this one, long embedded in resin

made me jump when I saw how close

it was to my hand.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Ugly

 

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Empty

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empty

containing nothing,

not filled or occupied.

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Makgadikgadi Salt Pans…

…are located on the North Eastern edge of

Botswana’s Kalahari Desert.

 

We drove for several hours over what appeared

to be empty acres of salt.

 

The only time we knew there was life was when

we sighted some wildlife.

 

Lekhubu Island, our destination,

was a pleasant site on the horizon…

…which only temporarily blocked our view of the emptiness…

 

…all round us.

The emptiness did make for a beautiful sunset…

…followed by an equally beautiful sunrise

in the morning.

 

Packed and ready to go,

we were soon out of salt pans…

…however, apart from the occasional tree

the landscape was still very empty.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Empty

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Feeling

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feeling

an emotional state or reaction.

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Feeling happy…

Feeling cooler……………………and worried

Under cover and still feeling wet…

 

…at Pompeii,

Italy.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Feeling

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Large-Larger-Largest

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Again my

Large-Larger-Largest

post is

from Africa.

A new born elephant weighs about 200 pounds, or 90 kilograms.

Compared to a new born baby tipping the scales

at an average weight 7.5 pounds, or 3.5 kilograms,

a baby elephant is large.

However, its 2 or 3 year old cousins, are much larger

with fully grown adult elephants

being the largest.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Large-Larger-Largest

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Small-Smaller-Smallest

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Some

Small, Smaller, Smallest fauna

from Africa.

The Masked Weaver, 11–14.5 cm (4.3–5.7 in) long,

which makes it nearly the same length

as the Scrub Robin.

However, at 35 grams, the Weaver weighs

nearly twice as much.

The Scrub Robin is roughly the same length

as the Weaver, however, at just 17–23 grams

it is the Roboin is the smaller of the two.

The of my images today is the Dung Beetle,

which varies in size from 5mm to 30mm,

or about 0.2 to 1.2 inches.

  Some dung beetles can bury dung 250 times

their own mass in one night.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Small, Smaller Smallest