Hush

The word prompt from Laura: Hush

“Hush now and sit still.” “You have to look your best.”
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“But Mum, I washed there this morning.”
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“Hush my baby.” “There’s a bloke with a camera going to take your photo.”
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“Ow Mum, I don’t need washing under there all the time.”
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“Look, we just look lovely now don’t we?”
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The Aussie version
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbJPdigYjuc

 

Music, Guitars and so Many Things

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Music, Guitar, Instrument, Men and Coffee

So much to pick from Cee

Some of my Guitars
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A poster my best friend drew for me
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Me and Steven playing somewhere a million years ago
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Mick showing us a new tune
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My best D chord
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The song I am listening to while writing

CFFC

My Life According to……

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I thought this looked like fun! Using only song names from ONE ARTIST, ie a solo performer, answer these questions. I’m starting as I mean to go on by NOT tagging anyone but I’d love it if anyone wants to have a go – if you do please link to me so I don’t miss it! Try not to repeat a song title if possible. If you have to it’s okay though!!

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Your Artist: Harry Nilsson

Are you male or female: Daddys Song

Describe yourself: Jump Into The Fire

How do you feel about yourself: Spaceman

Describe where you currently live: Old Dirt Road

The first thing you think of when you wake up: Gotta Get Up

If you could go anywhere, where would you go: Over The Rainbow

Your favorite form of transportation: Driving Along

Your best friend is: Cuddly Toy

Your favorite color is: Salmon Falls

What’s the weather like: Open Your Window

If your life were a TV show, what would it be called: You Can’t Do That

What is life to you: The Lottery Song

What is the best advice you have to give: I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City

If you could change your name, what would it be: Poli High

Your favorite food is: Coconut

My soul’s present condition: Think About Your Troubles

The faults I can bear: Everybody’s Talkin’

How would you describe your love life: Without You

Song

The Daily Post word Prompt: Song

I know when the weather is turning cold. The Currawongs come down from the mountains to have their Winter at my place. This Currawong was in fine voice.
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I am Currawong hear me sing
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Here is a YouTube I have borrowed of Currawongs for those who haven’t heard them before.
The video is from Frederique Davies https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEXF5djuizCHyga2nbp5hMA

 

Fingers and Strings

The Daily Post word prompt: Fret

And the band played on,
a tune they loved.
Concentration
They finished the chorus,
into the second verse.
Relaxed
Looking at each other
as they became as one
Smiles
The music flowed
from their hearts
Together
And the band played on

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The Dancing Lady

Who is the Dancing Lady?

The Dancing Lady is a wonderful Hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus) whose flowers hang from the branches which trail among the tree that supports the foliage. I have many a photo over the years on my blog but this time I have something a bit different for you.

I also have a YouTube channel where I have some videos from my wildlife camera and other bits and pieces.

Please enjoy this Dancing Lady as she dances in the garden.

 

Isn’t it lovely to watch?

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3 Day Quote Challenge: Day 2 – Peter Sinfield

Thanks to Prior from Priorhouse Blog for nominating me to try out this challenge.

Some lyrics just resonate with my being. I love our natural world and the biodiversity that dwells within it. Peter Sinfield has a way of painting a world with his words and music.

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“He strolls the speckled toadstool way
To join the elfin court in play
The brown owl hoots upon the oak
The foxes howl and the green frogs croak
As through the wood to a marvelous moon
He blows the notes of an elfin tune”

3 Day Quote Challenge: Day 1 – Jimi Hendrix

Thanks to Prior from Priorhouse Blog for nominating me to try out this challenge.

I usually have photos of all sorts of stuff, so thinking of a quote to share is different. My first comes from Jimi Hendrix. His words conjure images that can float with the music.

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Little Wing

“Well, she’s walking through the clouds,
With a circus mind that’s running wild,
Butterflies and Zebras,
And Moonbeams and fairy tales.
That’s all she ever thinks about.
Riding with the wind.”

Music

The theme for Franks Tuesday Photo Challenge is Music

What a difficult challenge as I have had music in my life ever since I was born. There was always music playing in the house, whether it was vinyl records or my Mother playing piano. This has been the source of my inspiration as I have been playing guitar since I was about 12 or 13 I think with my best mate Greg, since passed. All through school with the mates in the music class, Steven and Martin playing when we could. Yep Rock ‘n’ Roll of course!! Then with my best mate Michael we would play all the time. Nowadays I just pick up one of guitars and as I live in the bush, can turn it up and belt out a tune or two, mainly Rolling Stones songs.

Here is my first electric guitar and the last one I bought.
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The person I have had in my life since I was four, David, an artist, drew this poster for me when we were still in school. I found it a few years ago, had it framed and it now sits on my loungeroom wall with pride.
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I took these photos a few moments ago but have a wealth of music to choose from. I have almost nine hundred CD’s and hundreds of vinyl records plus music book and magazines so I had to limit myself as you can well understand.

Rock on