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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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

F is for Figures


Figures around the streets of Melbourne
The lady in gold was celebrating the tennis season.


Collection of souls
Some figures from yesterday
One breathing gold



Linking to:
ABC Wednesday Round 11

15 comments:

Mama Zen said...

Cool captures!

uberrhund said...

Those are indeed Fine Figures!
I love the lady Busker all in Gold tennis attire,hope her tip jar filled!

Reader Wil said...

Interesting figures, Gemma! Thanks for sharing. Have a great week,
Wil, ABC Team.

Carver said...

Fantastic variety of figures. I like the lady in gold. Carver, ABC Wed. Team

Roger Owen Green said...

a fine set of figures
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wow! Love the 'figures' montage ~ excellent photography ~ (A Creative Harbor)

chubskulit said...

Those are some beautiful and fascinating figures.

Fashionista
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

Jama said...

Lovely figures!

Mar said...

Love your choices, and the glimpse of Melbourne :)

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Barbara said...

So clever - love the collection you've come up with.

Marja said...

Amazingly to stand their quietly for so long. Nice statues. I would love to go to Melbourne one day. It's not to far from us

Oakland Daily Photo said...

I'm always impressed by the memorial statues one can find in a city. So easy to just walk by them. Your photos help us to stop and really observe them.

Ann said...

Fun figures--love the gold one.
ann

Paula Scott said...

Sorry to be so late in my visit!

I know I'd never make it as a 'statue'! I'd ave to excuse myself to go to the 'little girl's room'!

Chris said...

Catching up on ABC Wednesday. Thank you for the visit! :-) Is that gold woman a living statue? Very cool!

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