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, February 20, 2011

Western Port Youth on Parade


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Young children were part of this weekend's Western Port Festival.
The balloons on their head represented cakes - symbolising the 150 year history of Hastings (where the festival was held) on the Mornington Peninsula
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SOOC Sunday #119
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Happy young faces
The products of yesterdays
Bright hope on parade
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Hosted by Jan @ murrieta365.com

9 comments:

EG Wow said...

I likw those chic and colourful balloon hats!

Jan said...

Such a fun photo, the boy on the left with his tongue showing is adorable. The "hats" are great.

fairchildstreet said...

Now that is something to do with balloons. LOL Charmaine

Jan n Jer said...

This such a cute fun photo!

Teresa said...

I just love all those happy faces!

gengen said...

So cute with that balloons. Happy SOOC Sunday.

DawnTreader said...

Oooh, that's a colourful lot! :)

Lynn said...

Awwww...how cute.

BLOGitse said...

I want to have a cake hat too! :)

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