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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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Coast Guard Reflections


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Coast guard boat moored at Martha Cove, Mornington Peninsula
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Weekend Reflections #89
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Simmering coast guard
Bright zebra like reflection
Touch of watered gold
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Hosted by James (Pennsylvania, US) at Newtown Area Photo

9 comments:

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful, Gemma. I love "watered gold"!!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

lotusleaf said...

The yellow is a nice contrast to all the greys. Great shot!

Ms. Becky said...

yes, touch of watered gold. haiku is perfect for this image. lots of nice lines. love them both. thanks for visiting my blog, I truly appreciate it Gemma. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Linda Makiej said...

really beautiful reflections!!!

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful, colorful reflections, Gemma! I love the watery gold! Superb as always! Hope you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!

Sylvia

'Tsuki said...

Coast guard have such a difficult work, and are so little retributed for it... Nice job, Gemma.

Dianne said...

I like the touch of gold water
well done :)

Rekha said...

beautiful haiku and a warm, rippling reflection. :)

Francisca said...

The boat is so cute you can forget it has a serious job to do! :-)

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