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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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Testing the Waters


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A little one joyfully tests the waters at Dromana beach, Mornington Peninsula
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Watery Wednesday #126
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A cool summer's day
Always sands and waters call
Come and play with me
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9 comments:

EG Wow said...

AWE! What kid could resist the waves and sand? :)

Genie said...

I would certainly like t have my feet in that water right about now as the flakes are falling from the sky. This little boy reminds me of my grandsons. Oh, how the little ones love to play at the waters edge The colors are so inviting and the picture as a whole just puts a big smile on the viewer’s face.

anemonen said...

I think all children love water:D

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I'd love to be testing the waters this morning. Instead, I'm trying to keep my toes warm as it is only 10 degrees Fahrenheit!


FANCY THAT!

A hunter of all kinds of water
Had neither a son nor a daughter;
But ocean and sea
Provided such glee—
He fancied adopting an otter!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher


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Gengen said...

Nice shot...Happy WW!

Cildemer said...

Simply lovely!
Thanks for sharing;o)

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Happy Watery Wednesday****

Kim, USA said...

I hope it's not cold. ^_^ He looks very cute and enjoying it. Happy Wednesday!
Watery Wednesday

jeannette said...

Don't know any kids who don't like water! Looks he's having a great time!

Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA said...

Oh, shorts and bare feet in the water sound so good right about now! Great shot.

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