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)


Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Beach Umbrellas

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A glimpse of beach umbrellas at Dromana beach, Mornington Peninsula
Midweek Blues meme

Two umbrella blues
Some summer happy colours
A sign of sunshine

Hosted by Rebecca Haegele @ The Dusty Cellar


Gela said...

Looks lovely. Have a nice day/Gela

forgetmenot said...

Love the Buddhas, the enchanted garden, the ice cream truck, and the umbrellas. You are "one busy, creative girl". Nice work. Have a pleasant day. Mickie :)

jeannette said...

Sitting at the water is ALWAYS good:)

Rebecca said...

I got a little dose of goose bumps just thinking about beach days to come! Right now we have rain/sleet/snow mixed.

Luna Miranda said...

beautiful sunshine...definitely a time well-spent.

Dianne said...

so pretty
we are getting freezing rain here but those umbrellas would make anyone smile



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