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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Friday, August 2, 2013

there's more to a brick...


Little house at Moorabbin, an inner suburb of Melbourne.
The street side brick fence line is an unusual style.
But more unusual is how the fence continues down the driveway and becomes a garden border.
The neighbour's wrought iron fence makes a wonderful contrast.


the humble brick
attempting
some humble art


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9 comments:

Norma Ruttan said...

I love both fences! what a charming looking house!

Sylvia K said...

What a charming house and I love the brickwork! Lovely capture for the day, Gemma, and the perfect words as always! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Liz Needle said...

A very sweet little house. We don't get many wooden ones in Adelaide - mostly stone cottages. I like the homeliness of wood.

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

what a quaint little home. so nice. ( :

EG CameraGirl said...

A sweet little house. I bet it's cozy inside.

TexWisGirl said...

i like the brick work! cool use of it!

just fyi, i had to open your blog twice in order to leave a comment. first time i clicked on the comment thing, an 'offer' pop-up came up instead. had to close out and try again before it would bring up a comment box. i've heard this happening on other blog sites, too. dang spammers.

Ruth Kelly said...

Brick fences are so nice - this one especially.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What creative homeowners! Beautiful.

kaykuala said...

It unwittingly creates a balance with the neighbor's. Quaint local fare! Nicely Gemma!

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