One-Word-Sunday-Two

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Yellow Hornbills having a chat.

 

 

 

And this pair came and said hello,

welcomed us to their neck of the woods

and left a welcoming gift on my backpack.

Camellias on a bush.

Friendly baristas in amsterdam.

Photographer and model

 

Labrador and Kelpie pups.

A pair of horns.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Two

One-Word-Sunday-Bright

One-Word-Sunday-Bright

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I have used nature to provide me with

some brightness this week.

Amazing how bright an area look with

some yellow or other bright colour…

…popping among the greenery.

 

 

This yellow and purple combination

was captured at  Denali in Alaska.

The above image (marigolds?)

is from Juneau in Alaska.

Geelong grown Dahlias…

…and way past its best a home grown anemone.

Finally, nothing could be much brighter than

our very own starr as it lights up

a lone catamaran

on Corio Bay.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Bright

One-Word-Sunday-Spectacle

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Over many years…

… I had heard of Menin Gate.

Menin Gate is probably the most well known entrance

to the City of Ypres in Belgium.

 

Each evening at 2000 hours buglers play

the last post for the gathered crowd.

In 2017 the spectacle was supervised

by two lions on loan from…

 

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

…the Australian War Memorial.

Originally the lions were donated to Australia

by the Mayor of Ypres in 1936.

 

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Although the crowd was not as large as previous nights.

After the event those who wished

could lay a wreath in memory

of the fallen.


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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Spectacle

One-Word-Sunday-Three

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Three parts of a story.

 

 

 

Flags at

Beaumont Hammel,

France.

Three colours in the French flag.


Safety in numbers.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Three

One-Word-Sunday-Spiral

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One far away spiral one not so far away.

Ruakari cave

Ruakari cave

The Vatican’s

Spiral Staircase…

…complete with arches which could have

been used last  week 🙂

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Spiral

One-Word-Sunday-Arch

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Archways in the centre of

Hamilton Botanical Gardens,

New Zealand.

Arch of Victory

spanning

Ballarat’s Avenue of Honour

The Ballarat Avenue of Honour is famous for being the first avenue of its kind in Australia (perhaps in the world) and the longest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

It incorporates the Ballarat Arch of Victory and extends for approximately 22 kilometres.

(Source:bih.federation.edu.au)

Arc de Triomphe, in Paris

Finally, the…

…Arch in Ypres’

Menin Gate

in Belgium.

I had heard my Father talk of

Menin Gate all my life.

So my 2017 visit was a

truly moving experience,

to visit the battlefields

and pass along the same roads

as my Grandfather did,

during World War I,

all those years ago.

Certainly Australia’s best known arch.

Not sure how it rates on a world stage

although we are constantly told

it is recognised the world over.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Arch

One-Word-Sunday-Bridge

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Misery Creek Bridge.

 A Few years ago a falling tree bought more misery

to what remained of Misery Creek Bridge.

 

 

Sydney’s…

…Harbour Bridge.

 

 

In Botswana we came across

new bridge sporting this sign…

 

We walked slowly across this bridge only stopping

to admire the old bridge just visible on the left.

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne.

 

 

Sunrise under Melbourne’s

West Gate Bridge.

Evan Walker Pedestrian Bridge

over

Melbourne’s Yarra River

Finally, a bridge to nowhere.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Bridge