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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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Weekend Nature #23 ~ Not Autumn!


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ This is light and shadow on leaves of a plant at my school.
They look like Autumn toned leaves, but this is Spring!
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Shaped shadows on light
Autumn toned leaves in Springtime
A quirk of Nature
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Weekend Nature #23 ~ Not Autumn!
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water
leaves
rural landscapes
birds - wild or domestic
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3 comments:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gemma, it's good you explained that plant (otherwise I'd have thought 'just when I get the seasons figured out ....')

Liz said...

hey thanks for coming by my blog.

I will have to hook up to this meme soon.

Have a great weekend.

The Clip Cafe said...

Beautiful colours!!

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  • 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"
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  • Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
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  • 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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