AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Water Music of Autumn

Pic by Gemma Wiseman~ Glistening Autumn waters of Port Phillip Bay at Dromana, Mornington Peninsula.
To the right, in the background, is the headland of Mount Martha.
In the foreground is Dromana pier.
The photo has been taken on zoom from my verandah in the Dromana Hills.
Watery Wednesday #30

Silvery ripples
Rhythms of thoughtful calmness
Music of silence


Darla said...

What a fantastic photo!

Arlene said...

Nice view, Gemma!

amanda said...

Looks so peaceful and calm, lovely photo!

Margaret's Ramblings said...

What a wonderful view you from yhaveour veranda. Great photos.


GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Trying to visit all the Watery Wednesday folks who signed up around the same time we did. So loving the Map Loco that can't hardly focus on your photo. Will study it some more!!!!

Mediterranean kiwi said...

i love this shot - it looks so serene



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  • A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent
  • Autumn is an introspective season when stray thoughts of the mind dive into the mystique of the soul - Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn whispers the tones of yesterday in a minor key ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Love is born / With a dark and troubled face, / When hope is dead / And in the most unlikely place; / Love is born, / Love is always born. - Michael Leunig's Christmas Song Cycle "Southern Star"
  • Spring paints the stars of heaven in Earth colours ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. - G.K. Chesterton
  • Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz
  • Winter is the fire, simmering lonely in the soul ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Winter is the shadow, the etching of the seasons in the mist ~ Gemma Wiseman

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