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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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Enchanting Reality


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A view at the Enchanted Maze Garden, Arthurs Seat, Mornington Peninsula
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9 comments:

Margaret said...

Yes, this is stunning. I hope you got to sit and enjoy this spot for a while. I have a three year old usually with me and such relaxation is not possible yet. Your words of poetry fit this scene well.

deb duty said...

What a beautiful spot for photos!

lisa said...

Wow! This is just gorgeous Gemma! What a wonderful place it would be to just sit for awhile with a book (or a camera!!!).

Thank you so much for sharing this at The Creative Exchange this week.

Have a wonderful day!

lisa.

Pat said...

Happy Autumn to you! Lovely photo and poem!

Mimi Foxmorton said...

I might need to live there.
;)

Cedar said...

That is a lovely shot! Certainly a sweet shot and a romantic setting! Good job!

hootnonny said...

You captured the sereness of this beautiful place...yes, I'd like to linger and breathe in the fresh air and tranquility.

Love the name of your blog.

Ocean Soul said...

Very nice dreamy picture indeed! We had snow yesterday!

Tricia said...

Looks like a nice place & a beautiful view, plus a Japanese Maple, bonus! =)

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