Odd Ball – In the Shops

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

Here are a couple of things I have found in shops over the past few weeks. Enjoy my Odd Ball photos

A unique jewellery display
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He wants you to come in
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The cafe sure had big bugs
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I told you to put the mannequins away
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Quintessential

The word prompt from Nancy: Quintessential

To many people, the Kangaroo is quintessentially Australian. They are everywhere. I think the last count there were 50 million Kangaroos in Australia.
This bloke is an Eastern Grey Kangaroo. Kangaroos can be quite temperamental and will attack, sitting back on that huge tail and kick out with their powerful legs which have long nails on their feet. When the fight each other, the aim is to disembowel the other roo with powerful kicks.

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But what about the cute and cuddly Koala? They will scratch you with the claws they use to scamper up trees. Another charming fact is that they will urinate on you once they tire of your company.
Here is a bit about Koalas

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Bricks

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Geometry, bushes, window, brick, curtain, green, tan, wall, building, dark red, tree

OK. I have covered Geometry and Window. Now for Brick

Bricks with a bit of paint
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A brick wall in Bologna, Italy
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Brick pathway with some moss in Lismore Australia
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What would a brick wall be without a skink hanging on the warm bricks
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Some old sandstone bricks on a church in Springwood Australia
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Some ferns growing out of a brick wall in Bangalow Australia
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The wonderful brick of the Ponte Vecchio Avignon France
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CFFC

Geometry and Windows

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Week 1: Photo Geometry, bushes, window, brick, curtain, green, tan, wall, building, dark red, tree

What a selection Cee has chosen for us to pick from. I think it may be several posts if I get the inspiration. This post started off as Geometry but a few Windows appeared.

Some geometry from inside an art work in the Centre Pompidou Paris
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Another art work from the Centre Pompidou – some neon geometry
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Once I thought of geometry, along came some stained glass windows as well. A church in Lyon France
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The wonderful stained glass windows from the Segrada Familia in Barcelona
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CFFC

 

Fountains

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fountains
One of my favourite fountains – The Trevi Fountain in Rome
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A fun fountain near the Centre Pompidou Paris. Always love to get an elephant photo
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Square Rooves for June

Here is a recap of all the rooves I posted for Beckys #RoofSquares photo challenge. Did you have a favourite roof?

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I hope you enjoyed all the photos and posts that were submitted to Becky. I enjoyed this photo challenge very much. It was fun getting new photos as well as going through my folders remembering some great times.