Sangfroid

Ragtag Daily Prompt Wednesday: Sangfroid

noun – composure or coolness shown in danger or under trying circumstances. Derived from the French “sang-froid” literally meaning “cold blood”.

I stayed cool

WARNING: MAY CONTAIN AN IMAGE THAT COULD FRIGHTEN SOME PEOPLE

 

A music interlude for those who may wish to wait before venturing on

 

 

carpet snake01_home_named_jan 2014

It is lucky that Carpet Snakes are Pythons and don’t have a deadly bite, they just love to hug you and hug you and hug you.

 

On the beach

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Sunday:Something

It came from there
I heard him say
the water
splashed again.
What is in there?
I heard him say
a seagull squawked
a crab scuttled.
What shall we do?
I heard him say
the sand
crunched underfoot.
Something’s in there
I heard him say
The drum
rolled
What shall we do?
I heard him say again
they looked at each other
Something they said
in unison

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A bit of green

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Thursday: Green
Water drops and leaves180614_blog challenge_light_water drops
A Green-banded Line Blue Butterfly and a leafsmall green-banded blue butterfly_named_binna burra_april 2015
A Begonia leaf1`71204_blog challenge_blackandwhite_texture_begonia leaf01_colour
A green insect and a leaf170711_blog challenge_bugs_beetle_red green

Reflections in water – no leaf
water

Moss on a tree – leaves in the background
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WARNING: An image that may scare shock or give some people nightmares

 

Look…..don’t go any further

 

Oh go on, you are braver that you think

Musical Interlude – not about leaves

 

 

 

 
A Green Tree Snake and a leafgreen tree snake_crop_named_home_dec 2014

Are you afraid?

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Friday: Afraid

Warning: Images that may scare some people lay ahead.

Do you think I am Naughty  posting things that some people may be afraid of?

She is quite harmless and is a good natural way of insect control around the house. I haven’t seen any Huntsman around the house for a while but the rains have come one or two may venture inside to get out of their wet environment.

Now is your last chance to look away.

 

 

Isn’t she lovely

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My hand gives an indication of her size170315_side view_huntsman_size
Are you still afraid?huntsman_home_named_nov 2014

Flexible

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Wednesday: Flexible

To be a bee you have to be flexible

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bee02_cats whiskers flower_named_binna burra_nov 2017

bee blue bum_crop_binna burran feb 2012

I went to see a yoga teacher to enroll in the yoga class.
The yoga teacher asked if I was flexible.
I said I couldn’t make Tuesdays or Saturdays

Explosive

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Thursday: Explosive

How much bubble bath do you put in a spa bath?

It could be explosive. 181101_blog challenge_just for fun_bubble bath1

So when an artist and a photographer find themselves in such an explosive situation, what do the do?
Set up a photo shoot………what else?181101_blog challenge_just for fun_bubble bath2