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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Waiting for the Sunset

What a fabulous theme for Paulas Thursdays Special Photo Challenge: Zoom in – Zoom out You really have a look at the link and see Paula’s fantastic waterfall photos.

Let’s Zoom In and see the sunset
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A bit more of the scene
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Doesn’t seem that dramatic s up close does it?
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Cars Trucks and Motorcycles

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Cars Trucks and Motorcycles

I have had a look around my folders to find some Trucks
The old truck that has been part of my street forever it seems
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The truck on the street in Murwillumbah
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One of the smallest trucks I have ever seen. On the street in Dijon
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Actually this truck in Rome is the smallest
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And now we have the Cars
A green car in Dijon
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I had to leave the yellow on this car for Cee. A Fiat in Genoa
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It’s time for the Motorcycles
In my past life, I used to work on the tack at the motorcycle races as a flag marshal. One of the best jobs as you are right beside the track. These are from the mid seventies. Yes I always had my camera with me in those days too except the photos were selective as it was film and cost a bit to get processed. These photos are in colour and scanned to black and white
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Radiant

The Daily Post word prompt: Radiant

The sun,
streaming through
the Buddha tree.
Enlightening.
Inspiring.

The Buddha said
“Three things cannot be
long hidden.
The Sun.
The Moon.
The Truth.”

What is
your path?
The Sun,
lighting your way.
The Moon,
bringing your dreams.
The Truth,
making you real.

The Sun,
streaming through
the Buddha tree.