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After consideration I decided to post…

…some of my seagull images…

…for the Simplicity challenge.

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As always the last…

 

 

…two are my favourites.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Simplicity

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Simplicity

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Simplicity

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Simplicity

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-One

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Lookout duty at Melbourne Zoo

Is that me or my twin?

One of the few Wedge Tail Eagle photos I have.

I see plenty, but photograph few.

So re-posts, it is.

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Two simple images which are

about seagulls.

It’s hard to obtain a ‘clean’ background

when seagulls decide to fly.

This one circled low past a shower/toilet block,

hence the creamy coloured background

My panning was as good as it could be.

 

Perhaps washed out a bit on the right. 

Or was it sunshine?

Still a simple abstract/minimalist photo.

For those with ‘arty’ eyes, who disagree,

you know now why I never

proclaim to be artistic! 😀

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Witsend-Weekly-PC – Simplicity

 

FOWChallenge-Fluid

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Several thoughts on fluid.

First the liquid…above is a wooden water pipe.

 

The second thought was of fluid movements…

Seagull

Initially comparing a Kelpie’s movement to a Labrador’s Galumphing.

There is a children’s book titled Galumpher.

The lines and design of many bird especially seagulls

are also fluid and graceful.

 

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Fluid

Cee-BW-Challenge-In-Flight

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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My initial thoughts were of planes

for the In Flight challenge.

However, I discovered…

I had more images of…

birds in flight than planes.

 

This kingfisher hovering for lunch,

in Botswana’s Okavango Delta,

is one of my favourites.

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge: In-Flight

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Graceful

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Graceful

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On August 05, 2014 I was at a commemoration service

across the Bay, at Point Nepean,

to remember the firing of

The First (allied) Shot of World War I.

pelican_0271My Grandfather was part of that Gun Crew.

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Towards the end of the ceremony this flight

of pelicans made and appearance.

Maverick would call it a ‘fly by’, I  think.

pelican_0285The flight then made…

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a formation turn before…

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seeking safer airspace before a twenty-first century

gun crew fired another shot to commemorate

firing of the First Shot exactly 100 years earlier.

australian-gannet_0229An Australian Garnet over Corio Bay.

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Seagull at Balyang Sanctuary, Geelong.

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Love the colour of the water in this shot.

No photo-shopping.

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This is probably my favourite in-flight photo.

No distractions…and the wing tips give it

the look of a 787 Dreamliner.

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-16Wk-27_0307

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Odd Ball

Week 27, 2016

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Recently I paid a visit to my home town and

stopped of to have a chat with my parents

and some of the other locals of

similar vintage.


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Shortly after commencing the WoollyMuses blog someone asked me why I referred to my gentler half as MGW, My Good Wife.

I explained that there had been a local identity who had referred to his wife, in a weekly agricultural newspaper column, as MGW and that is where it came from.

This is the headstone of the couple to whom I refer.

I attended school with their children and classed

their wool clip a few times prior to leaving the area.

 From memory Thomas was a Japanese POW and

worked on the Burma Railway line during his internment.

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-27

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-16Wk-26

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Odd Ball

Week 26, 2016

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Two weeks ago I saw this bird alight on this sign.
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I concluded that the seagull is illiterate.

He appeared to read it…

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but either didn’t understand it, or, our ‘…no standing…’ sign

when translated into ‘seagull’ has a different meaning.

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Either way he decided it was a good spot

to ruffle and dry his feathers.

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-26

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