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, October 20, 2011

Dark Shell

Dark shell lying on Rye Beach sands, Mornington Peninsula

Small gift of the sea
Dark beauty left on the sands
Signs of a small life


Unknown said...

fin bild. gillar kontrasten av skalet och sanden :)


Elisabeth said...

Beautiful photo. The black shell on the sands.

Unknown said...

Herlig bilde , jeg elsker strand og sjø.
Ha en fin kveld , Marit.

i stora drag said...

Lovely Summer picture, which reminds me, that I didn't visit the sea at all this Summer! :( The wheater wasn't good enough.

Thanks Gemma, for your nice comment on my blog! :)

NatureFootstep said...

nice one. We have them too but it is rare to find one that is not broken. :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful contrast! I'm about ready for a beach walk!

Anneli - A'la Foto said...

Vilken härlig bild!

Ha en skön torsdag!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely lovely!!! I really long for the summerdays =)



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