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, November 21, 2012

Back to Reality


Chatting in real time by Dromana beach

More than just Facebook
More than addictions online
Real conversation


Linking to:
Sensational Haiku Wednesday - Freestyle
Hump Day Haiku

7 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

In this day and age, so true!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

What a concept, these days, hey? Look at those young backs.......all the world ahead of them.

joanne said...

wow, young people talking - to each other! and no one is looking at an electronic device! Unusual ......

Helen Campbell said...

Ah, real face to face conversation! Wonderful haiku and photo! Happy Hump Day!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Ah ~ yes ~ so refreshing 'face to face' ~ wonderful message and haiku ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Sometimes you wonder if kids know how to actually talk to each other! An encouraging post.

Tara Tyler said...

we are becoming robots! need more human interaction!

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