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, January 17, 2011

This Flower Does Not Grow...Or Does It?


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ One of several pictures gracing the gardens at the Enchanted Maze Garden, Arthurs Seat, Mornington Peninsula
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Mellow Yellow Monday #103
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Bright sunny image
Always a smiling garden
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15 comments:

blee said...

nice one.

Martha Z said...

You always have a wonderful way with words and images. Seeing this and your shadow shot it's nice to see that some in your country can find some sun. From here it looks like your nation is washing away.

Kay L. Davies said...

Lovely, Gemma.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
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Kim, USA said...

These is gorgeous. And of course it will not grow ^_^. Happy Monday!
MYM

Vernz said...

for your eyes only... but love the meek look of the sun... I think he;s saying.. just bear it more... heheh..

Mellow yellow here

gengen said...

Pretty MYM entry. See you.

Liz said...

What a cute find.

My Mellow Yellow.

Cafe au lait said...

I love this!

Rinkly Rimes said...

That must fill those gardens with sunshine, even on a dull day!

imriz said...

love the distressed look of the wood frame.

Lesley said...

may this sunflower always shine on you

Mar said...

What a great find, love the weathered frame!
Happy MYM!

Becca said...

The picture is so pretty!

Inger-M said...

You really find the prettiest signs! :-)

inday_adin said...

Beautiful painting!

Adin B

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