Room for everyone

The Daily Post word prompt: Partake

At the bird bath there is room for everyone who wants to partake

Some birds come in pairs like the White-browed Scrub Wrens
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Red-browed Firetail Finches prefer a communal bath time
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The Variegated Fairy Wrens take turns
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This little Buff-rumped Thornbill was happy to have a bath all by himself
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This Weeks Odd Balls

Some photos you can’t explain. There are quite a few at Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

I found this covering a machine at the hospital. No I didn’t look under the cover
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I love Steampunk fashion. These clothes are for people without arms.
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Thanks for stopping by……would you mind shutting the gate on the way out please
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Heat

Franks Tuesday Photo Challenge: Heat

The end of the day.
Setting sun.
Feel the heat
wash over
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The intensity
of the sky,
Burning
through the trees.
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The Suns fire
absorbing the air,
Taking the sky,
melting the clouds.
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Thoughts drift,
Heat takes
its toll,
At the end of the day.
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A seat or two

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Any Kind of Seating

The lovely seating on the fast trains through Europe
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No, it’s not Fred Flintstones lounge but a seat in a museum in Bologna
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A fun seat. A carousel in Marseille
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The wooden seat at a friends place
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A handy seat
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Traces of the Past – Pottery

Black and White Sunday from Paula at Lost in Translation: Traces of the Past.

Lately I have posted a bit of me for Traces of the Past. This post follows that trend.
I was wondering what to do while standing in the kitchen doing the washing up. On the window sill there were a couple of things that needed a bit of a wash. That’s when the idea struck, why not do the pieces of pottery that are on the window and around the house.

These pieces of pottery were done by my daughters in the after school pottery classes in their Mothers potters shop around 20 years ago. They were primary school age, less than 12 years old, when these pieces were made. All the photos of the works are on a chopping board made by my eldest daughter in woodwork at high school, which you can see is still used today. Actually it was today. I prepared my lunch using the chopping board!

A lovely small bowl for Mothers Day
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A horse in a yard with a tree.
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Who wouldn’t want a shoe with laces and a nice bow
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Mum at the pottery wheel.
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A wonderful orange boat.
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My girls had pet rats so no wonder they were the inspiration for this pottery rat. Such an adorable face.
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Another view of the rat.
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I think this turtle is just lovely.
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The first small bowl in this post with a bit of colour.
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The turtle in colour
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Who couldn’t love that face
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Prolific

The Daily Post word prompt: Prolific

A flock of Cormorants skim the Clarence River one foggy morning
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The design on a glass bowl
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Lilli Pilli berries and leaves scatter the ground after a storm
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The flowers open on a Bangalow Palm this morning
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Once the bird bath gets prolific, someone has to leave
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Water Dragons – Free and Easy

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Free and Easy

What could be more free and easy than a Water Dragon.

Being young and free
to climb a tree
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Feeling relaxed in your bones
laying on the warm stones
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Showing your colours and funk
just hanging on a tree trunk
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Free and easy – need proof?
sunning yourself on the roof
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Here I am easy and free
the laughs are on me
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