Black and White Sunday: Texture

I thought for a while what I could do for Lost in Translations Black and White Sunday theme of Texture. I like collecting Begonias as their leaves are so different but is mainly the colour of the leaves that is the draw card for people. I wonder how many look closely at the leaves?

Here is a selection of the few plants I have in my sun room.
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This one has lots of little hairs
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The leaves have little lumps and bumps
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Some leaves grow quite big
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Some are small. This one also has fine hairs all over the leaf.
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As an afterthought, I should show the some of the leaves in colour

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Things Found in the Kitchen

That’s the photo challenge from Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Found in the Kitchen.

This is a snapshot of a bit of my Things plus some from Margaret Olley’s Kitchen in the Murwillumbah Art Gallery.  Have a peek inside of her house which has been rebuilt inside the Art Gallery from a previous blog

This is the cupboard that houses Margaret Olleys crockery. I love Willow Pattern crockery.
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Just the cups
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My flour tins. I am not sure how many “elfs” I have raised but it appears that Jesus may be watching from behind the flour tins.
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MY herbs and spices
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My favourite cup and saucer photo from the hotel in Seoul
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This is October: Part One

I have so many things I have found and want to share that to have in one blog would have been too much for anyone to wade through. I guess it is Spring that brings so many things to life and into my camera lens. I hope you can stand a rush of blogs with a bit of my world.

The first part is the miscellaneous stuff, a bit of this, a bit of that with some nature thrown in.

We went on an expedition to South-East Queensland. In the town of Esk we found a timber mill. I wonder how long the shed has been there?
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In the Newrybar Produce store, high in the roof, it looks like no one has used a cobweb broom since the shed was built. They draw straws to see who changes the light bulb I reckon.
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The outdoor table has just the right amount of rust.
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The shelf has some interesting bits and pieces hasn’t it?
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It may be Spring but the trees are dropping leaves. Eucalypts drop leaves when it gets hot to conserve energy. Here are a few leaves with such wonderful colours.
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A bit of rain and some warm weather has teased a couple of wood fungi out.
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The rain has also bought the mosses to life. This little mound of moss appeared in the middle of a track.
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There was a small hollow where a branch had fallen from a tree. I couldn’t see into the hollow to see if anything was in there, so I held my camera up and look what I found. A little world within a world. I was hoping for an insect but it looks like no one was home.
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The ferns are coming up all over the place.
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That’s it for Part One………..are you ready for Part Two?

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Pets

I thought of doing a chook series of photos but they are not really pets, they are more a productive unit within the property – food scrap recyclers, egg produces and somewhat a help around the place (have a look here) So instead I have delved back in time to when my girls had pets and of course Benny who died earlier this year.

The rats made such fabulous pets. So many personalities and fun times.
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Benny was asleep with his pet dog. He loved that dog and dragged it around the house. You never knew where it would turn up next. He wasn’t impressed with his photo being taken was he?
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More pets can be found at Cees

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Black and White 7 day Photo Challenge: Day 7

I have enjoyed doing this challenge. Being my last photo I would like to challenge Rekha at https://whakaahuablog.wordpress.com/

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Rules are

• Post a B & W photo for 7 days.
• 7 black and white photos of your life.
• No people.
• No explanation.
• Challenge someone new each day.

Black and White 7 day Photo Challenge: Day 5

I have ignored the rules a bit by not submitting someone else to do the 7 day challenge but I think everyone I know who would do the challenge has. If you feel the urge please do so as it is quite fun.

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Rules are

• Post a B & W photo for 7 days.
• 7 black and white photos of your life.
• No people.
• No explanation.
• Challenge someone new each day.