Clouds

The word prompt from Leanne is Clouds

Some clouds have a familiar shape….Africa perhaps
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Some clouds have a random shape within the clouds
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Some clouds can give our Moon a face
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Some clouds herald a storm approaching
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Some clouds just streak across the sky
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Some clouds colour the sunset with wondrous patterns
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The Welcome Swallows

The word prompt from the Lens-Artists: Small is Beautiful

Yesterday, while sitting on the verandah at my besties, we heard those unmistakable sounds. The Welcome Swallows chit chatting away. The male Welcome Swallow keeping a look out from the rafters.
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The female Welcome Swallow keeping an eye on me as she flew onto the nest made of mud.180917_blog challenge_small_is_beautiful_welcome swallow02

Yes, she did have something in her mouth.
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Seconds later, a pink head and yellow beak appeared asking for food.
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Just like humans, trying to settle an always hungry baby Welcome Swallow can test your patience.
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Meanwhile on the nest next door, this little bloke was content waiting for a parent to return.
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Pink #18

My eighteenth photo for Becky’s square photo challenge: In the Pink

A lovely visit to the Island of Burano, Italy. Houses of colour and quiet back streets away from the tourist throng.
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If you want to join in here are a few ideas from Becky.

The theme for squares this month is ‘In the Pink‘ and the one rule as always is that your main photograph must be square. After that the world is your oyster, or should I say flamingo?! To help you get started here are some ideas you might want to consider;

  1. In the Pink’ – means perfect condition or in good health, so that could be human or not!
  2. Tickled Pink‘ – means delighted, so I’m thinking happy, fun and of course delighted. That could be you or the subject of your photograph.
  3. Pink – you can of course simply share anything that is coloured pink
  4. There is an extra challenge for those of you up for it – can you manage to combine two of these, or maybe even all three?

Squares is a daily challenge, so your photographs can be from the archives or brand new. Don’t forget though to keep your photo square, and to pingback with #InthePink.