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)

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Monday, September 27, 2010

Bittern General Store Sign


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Bright yellow sign for busy Bittern General Store, Mornington Peninsula
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Mellow Yellow Monday #88
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Bold and yellow sign
An old but popular store
A great place to stop
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8 comments:

Mimi said...

Lovely shot, great perspective with the bench in front.
This looks like a store that sells everything!

eileeninmd said...

Nice haiku on the General store. Happy MYM!

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

A nice poem always makes a photo even prettier. Take us inside someday! Lovely

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous!

Optimistic Yellow, have a great week!

Lesley said...

This sign would draw me inside.

Kim, USA said...

Nice yellow sign.
Wall of fruits

Kay L. Davies said...

I love old general stores, and there are so few left. Thanks for sharing this one.

Kay
Alberta, Canada

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I love this shot Gemma. We are finding some old generaln stores up East" (in Maine now) but not to0 many. Most shopping areas everywhere look too much alike (maii-i-fied)>

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