It’s all L in the end

Cee’s Mid-week Madness Challenge July Alphabet: Letter L at the end of a word

Bell

Tunnel

Butterfly – Australian Gull

Silver Gull

Daffodil/Floral (stolen idea from See’s post)

Cloud swirl

Girl (Dirtgirl is an Australian gardening, composting and recycling pin-up. Here she is as a lantern in a parade)

Grey Fantail

Powerful Owl

Willie Wagtail

Aeroplane trail

Roosters tail

Brushtail Possum

It’s in the sky

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Anything That Flight

A bit of a flying song to begin.

Fly

The word prompt for Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Fly

We look at the word fly
What do we see
Of course I see a fly
Sitting on my arm
Ready to bite
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Or is it
A spider and a fly
caught in the web
Buzzing, thrashing
Awaiting the inevitable
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Or perhaps a butterfly
Sitting upon a leaf
Resting after a long flight
Showing it’s splendor
Enjoying the Sun
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Maybe a Dragonfly
Looking about
Watching the camera
To ensure a capture
Of its good side
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But it is always
a Fly that keeps
Coming back to the thoughts
When Fly is mentioned
Some doing laps of a jug
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But Butterfly is the best
Resplendent in colour
As it sits atop a flower
Drinking the nectare
In The morning suncommon jezabel butterfly_named_binna burra_may 2018
But no
It is always a fly
A large horsefly
Buzzing around waiting
To find a place to bitetriclista-singularis-horse-fly06_named_home_jan-2017
Who could dislike
Those splendid features
Eyes that can see
In multiple facets
A proboscis ready to draw blood
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But some may venture
Further afield
And wish to fly
To be aloft
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I seem to think of birds
There are many a bird
Who will invoke the fly
A Leaden Flycatcher
Will make you think Flyrestless flycatcher_face_front_home_named_feb 2014
Soaring above
The sky it’s domain
A Square-tailed Kite
Showing us the wonder
Of being able to flysquare-tailed-kite_flying_named_home_sept-2016

But for most of us
When we see the word
Fly
It is mostly the humble
Little creature – The Fly
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Blue #2 – Sky Pilot

There’s a new photo challenge for July from Becky: Blue

The theme for July is ‘blue‘, and as always it is totally up to you how you interpret the square theme but here are my suggestions for how we might stay connected on our square adventures this month.

  1. be a ‘Bolt from the Blue’ – something unexpected or surprising
  2. explore ‘Into the wide blue yonder‘ – sky, sea or maybe a location that is appealingly unknown and mysterious
  3. simply be ‘Blue – whether that’s azure, cobalt, sapphire, cerulean, navy, ultramarine, indigo, or turquoise
  4. and 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?

Whatever you decide to do, please remember there is a rule if you want to part of the Square Gang and be sure your squares make into the gallery.

Let’s get into the sky early

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Look up

The Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Up

When at an air show you are always looking up

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Sometimes there is smoke
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Sometimes there is clever smoke
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You get to see the under sides of planes
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You get to see some aircraft that you wouldn’t feel safe in
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Just this week there have been some devastating bushfires around the valley. The assistance of the Air Crane to drop so much water onto the fires is invaluable. My besties place is near the airport where the air support crews take off and land. Thankfully the fires are not near my place.
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Thursdays Special – Pick a Word

Thank goodness Paula has been able to set some wonderfully difficult words for this months Pick a Word

Crepuscular
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Coded190128_blog_challenge_pick_a_word_coded
Lofty190128_blog_challenge_pick_a_word_lofty
Scintillating190128_blog_challenge_pick_a_word_scintillating
Detox190128_blog_challenge_pick_a_word_detox

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The Aeroplane

It was an unexpected sight.
To see the aeroplane
on a frightening flight
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What would happen next!
At the airshow the crowd
strained their necks.
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Watching to see the aeroplane
spiral and turn.
Was the pilot insane.
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In the sky he did twist
close to the ground
a wonder he missed.
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Back safe on the runway
The pilot waved and smiled
to him, just another day
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In response to three challenges