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)


Saturday, March 12, 2011

Transport Machines

Collage by Gemma Wiseman ~ A collection of transport machines - past and present - in our daily lives.
Most photos were taken at the Western Port Festival 2011.
The top middle photo was taken on the Nepean Highway at Anthony's Nose, Mornington Peninsula
PhotoHunt #256 ~ Machine(s)

We live with machines
Many are needed daily
Are we ruled by them

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Madeleine Begun Kane said...

I fear that we are indeed ruled by them. Nice haiku.

Mar said...

Lovely collage! I need machines around me...happy weekend!

Sandra said...

Great collage of old and new machines. Happy weekend.

JDeQ said...

Great collection of machines - your collage is perfect for this week's theme.

Have a good weekend.

Trevor Woodford said...

Super collage of the machines that seem to dominate our lives...either by necessity or because of interest.....


Sandy said...

Lovely job. Mine's up, too

love your quotes

EG Wow said...

Oh my goodness! You found tons of machines!

gengen said...

It is pretty entry for today..Happy hunting...

Mirage said...

what a lot! Surely we've gone places because of them...literally



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