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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Monday, May 23, 2011

Small World


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A yellow curb in a Dromana carpark highlights the seagulls wandering round the rain puddles.
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Mellow Yellow Monday #121
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A local car park
Micro cosmos of Nature
Gem in the jungle
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12 comments:

Liz said...

Oh my, I feel as though I have just stumbled upon a diamond glittering upon the ground! This is a beautiful blog with wonderful writing ... thank you!

Spiderdama said...

Great picture of the seagull. Seagulls is one of mye favorite to shoot with my camera:-)
Wish you happy days over there!

anjoe playhouse said...

It's fine that seagulls can get along with cars :-D Great shot!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It is their micro-world!

Inger-M said...

Cute seagulls!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

Lovely haiku and photo.

Cildemer said...

Great capture!
They seem a little lost and wondering which way to go!

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Lesley said...

there is always one who can't stay out of the puddles!

Kim, USA said...

That is cute I hope nobody will hit this guys. ^_^

Yellow Bird

gengen said...

Oh so cute shot dear. Happy MYM! Mine is up.

Jemina S said...

Those seagulls do look very cute :D

Kay L. Davies said...

A perfect picture, Gemma. One gull casts a shadow, while the other is reflected in the puddle along with a street lamp (or carpark lamp).
— K

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