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)


Thursday, July 7, 2011

Main Street Welcome

Friendly signs in the seaside village of Mornington
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Mornington Main Street
Welcome to old worlds and new
Inviting banners

Signs, Signs is hosted by Lesley


Mimi Foxmorton said...


lisa said...

Great shot Gemma!
Love the wonderful softness!

ewok1993 said...

I like looking at and photographing these banners. I think a city is so friendly when they have these all over.

Postcardy said...

I live on "Main Street," but it isn't what you would expect a Main street to be.

Pat said...

A nice welcome for visitors and homesteaders alike!

Luna Miranda said...

i imagine a cheerful Main Street.
lovely banners.

EG Wow said...

I do love the look of the banners that are on many town streets today. To me they convey a sense of civic pride.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Welcoming town! We saw similar banners in Boulder Colorado, and that is one of the most vital downtown areas that we've seen for a while.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Welcoming town! We saw similar banners in Boulder Colorado, and that is one of the most vital downtown areas that we've seen for a while.

Lesley said...

We are seeing lots of different banners around here, too and I really like them. It is interesting to see what is chosen to depict each neighbourhood.



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