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)


Saturday, November 27, 2010

Romance of Flowers

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ I don't know what these Spring flowers are.
But I found them in several Dromana gardens, on the Mornington Peninsula.
Flowers on Saturday #10

Like soft white fingers
Holding golden crucibles
Touched with a deep kiss
Bluberry craft and hobby time
Hosted by Ewa


Anonymous said...

Lovely pictures on your blog

Tammie Lee said...

so beautiful, both photo and poetry.

cyclopseven said...

Mother Nature is an exceptional artist. Beautiful shot.

Channal said...

lovely shot... long for summer! / Anna

MommyLES said...

great shot

Mel Cole said...

Wow, what a beautiful shot. I like the warm colors.

My Flowers on Saturday post

Liz said...

prettyness. I have always wanted to go to Austrailia.

Erika B said...

They are stunning! Very elegant.

Erika B

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Stunning flowers and a great capture.

Ewa said...

such a lovely flower!



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