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, August 27, 2011

Shakespeare Figurine

My little Shakespeare figurine that has travelled many journeys with me

Weekend in Black and White meme

Wherefore art thou friend
Are you cast in some legend
Or lost in our souls

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Marja said...

Yeh he must be lost in many sould What a beautiful figurine

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Very nice black and white photo.


Birgitta said...

I like it! Good shot!

Carver said...

I like your figurine.

LauraX said...

great shot the shadow too!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

He is definitely a keeper!

Ms. Becky said...

the photo is wonderful in black and white. I really love the accompanying haiku Gemma. it speaks to me. happy day to you.

Dragonstar said...

A lovely figurine - and so beautifully lit!

Rekha said...

Love the shadow and the bard's pose...well taken shot.



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