Odd Balls

Time again for the wonderful Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge where the simple photo of “I wonder why I took that”, turns into something for everyone else to say “Why did you take that???” Enjoy lots of other Odd Balls at Cees

Another creation by my artist bestie. A beach plant basket to carry some of the abundant pumice that had washed up on the beach.
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I found an odd ball on the carpet
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Mundane Monday Challenge #148

The topic for this weeks Mundane Monday Challenge is Clothes Hanging with an emphasis on framing

I took this photo while visiting the Grafton Art Gallery a while ago. Looking across the back yards, there were so many T-Shirts hanging on the line.
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I thought I would include this photo when I was learning how to apply different techniques in the photo program I use just for interest.
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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Letter Z

This week the topic is Letter Z – Needs to have the letter Z anywhere in the word or people or animals catching some Zzz’s (sleeping or napping).

Have a look at the other ZZZZ’s at Cees place

On a hot day as it has been so far this week (daytime temperatures between 35 to 39C ) it is good to get out of the heat and stretch out, catch a bit of the breeze that blows along the verandah and have a lovely sleep

It can be a bit warm when the iron roof heats up
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You have to curl up a bit. The bulge on the right hand side is someone who was her lunch
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I think I may have woken her up
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CFFC

PS Carpet snakes are pythons who squeeze their prey and swallow whole. They are not venomous but can bite if they absolutely have to. I have been bitten a couple of times mainly removing the snakes from the chook house where they like to get an easy meal at night. They have back fangs which means their fangs face backward which they use to drag their meal down to their stomach. They can be handled but they do tend to squeeze as they hang on, like having your blood pressure taken.

Sweet

The Daily Post word prompt: Sweet

What could be sweeter than an Eastern Yellow Robin sitting on a garden chair looking for an insect in the garden
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Perhaps a Red-browed Firetail Finch having a bath on a hot day
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Or a Variegated Wren contemplating having a dip
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Or a Grey Fantail splashing about
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Or is it a tiny Brown Thornbill enjoying a splash around
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Did you have a Sweet favourite?

Odd Balls

Cee’s Odd Ball photo challenge is a great outlet for those photos that have that “special” quality. Drop into Cees place and check them out

The flamingo was floating

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Ever get the feeling you are being watched?

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Just a bear, a beach ball and a hamburger

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Black and White Patterns

Another great Black and White photo challenge from Cee: Patterns

A cushion found in a shop

An elephant cushion from the same shop

Part of a painting in the Art Gallery

A bowl in a shop window

An art installation in the Art Gallery

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The Dancing Lady

Who is the Dancing Lady?

The Dancing Lady is a wonderful Hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus) whose flowers hang from the branches which trail among the tree that supports the foliage. I have many a photo over the years on my blog but this time I have something a bit different for you.

I also have a YouTube channel where I have some videos from my wildlife camera and other bits and pieces.

Please enjoy this Dancing Lady as she dances in the garden.

 

Isn’t it lovely to watch?

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