Word-of-Day-Challenge-Fabulous

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fabulous

extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large.
“fabulous riches”

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Nowhere near the largest…

…building in Dubai,

…however, fabulous was the only adjective….

used to describe our High Tea  experience….

…and the interior of…

…of Dubai’s…

…Burj Al Arab.

Certainly an extraordinary building.

 

And we will never forget the gold flakes in our first drink.

 

 

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Nervous

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nervous

easily agitated or alarmed.

 

Just before Christmas 2018…

…we rescued ‘Smudge’ from a local act shelter.

We renamed him Smudge.

It took him all summer to get used to his new home

and he still has not ventured any closer

than around 10 metres from the house.

He is good friends with Taji and bullies Candi at play.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Nervous

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Chic

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chic

elegantly and stylishly fashionable.

 

After living out of a suit case for nearly a month

we both decided a new set of clothes was in order

for our 2016 High-Tea at Dubai’s

Burj Al Arab.

I thought MGW looked rather chic

in her new full length evening wear.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Chic

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Cityscape

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Dubai’s

Burj Khalifa Tower…

…and a view of downtown Dubai from the 

Observation Deck on the 148th floor (555 m or 1,821 ft).

This was the highest observation deck in the world

on October 15, 2014, until the

Shanghai Tower opened in June 2016.

 

Notre Dame in Paris.

Eiffel Tower, Paris.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Fire

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A Dubai fire dancer

A Geelong bonfire.

Loved this task when on the farm.

Always lit on a cool day with rain likely to fall soon.

More than I can say about others.

 

 

 

The FIrst Shot, World War 1, 100 year, Commemoration, Point Nepean National Park, Portsea, 5th August 2014.

Gunfire.

Commemorating firing of

First shot of World War I

from Point Nepean.

August 5, 2014

 

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Fire

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Wondering

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wondering

characterized by or expressive of a desire to know something; curious.
characterized by or expressive of admiration and amazement.

Yesterday’s images….

I often wonder who lived here and why/when they moved.

The house was looking much like this

nearly fifteen years ago and only deteriorated.

Then the bulldozer moved in

to complete the demolition.

I often wonder what this was.

A school?

A public hall?

Or maybe a simple house?

Whatever it was I think it well beyond repair.

But if those walls could talk….

Now I am wondering was my post form yesterday

a premonition of sorts???

And I also find myself wondering how amazing

buildings of the magnitude of Dubai’s

Burj Khalifa are constructed.

Similar comments could be made about

the Colosseum, the Pyramids, Stonehenge, Great Wall of China,

just to name a few, of the ancient landmarks

many of us visit and are in awe of.

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Word of the Day Challenge:  Wondering

Wits-End-Weekly-Prompt-Journey-Home

 

in 2016 we interrupted out journey home from Europe

with a few days in Dubai, where…we enjoyed a Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise…

 

a desert safari…


dinner and entertainment.

However, the highlight of our visit…

was admiring the interior of

and a wonderful High Tea experience in

The Sky View Bar…


of the Burj Al Arab.

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Wits End Weekly Prompt:  Journey-Home