Phoneography Challenge: Black Swans (Nature)

© irene waters 2014

© irene waters 2014

© irene waters 2014

© irene waters 2014

© irene waters 2014

© irene waters 2014

A group of black swans

swimming idly on the river

peace and harmony

http://lensandpensbysally.wordpress.com

About Irene Waters 19 Writer Memoirist

I began my working career as a reluctant potato peeler whilst waiting to commence my training as a student nurse. On completion I worked mainly in intensive care/coronary care; finishing my hospital career as clinical nurse educator in intensive care. A life changing period as a resort owner/manager on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu was followed by recovery time as a farmer at Bucca Wauka. Having discovered I was no farmer and vowing never again to own an animal bigger than myself I took on the Barrington General Store. Here we also ran a five star restaurant. Working the shop of a day 7am - 6pm followed by the restaurant until late was surprisingly more stressful than Tanna. On the sale we decided to retire and renovate our house with the help of a builder friend. Now believing we knew everything about building we set to constructing our own house. Just finished a coal mine decided to set up in our backyard. Definitely time to retire we moved to Queensland. I had been writing a manuscript for some time. In the desire to complete this I enrolled in a post grad certificate in creative Industries which I completed 2013. I followed this by doing a Master of Arts by research graduating in 2017. Now I live to write and write to live.
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17 Responses to Phoneography Challenge: Black Swans (Nature)

  1. M. R. says:

    [sob!] I thought they were OURS … I mean, Perth’s. Where I grew up … 🙂
    Where’s this?

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  2. What lovely creatures of nature–they bring calm and serenity to my morning. Thanks, especially because we’re in the midst of yet another snowstorm. I love that your images remind me of the warm days of Spring. Happy Phoneography Challenge.

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  4. Black swans are such a lovely contrast to the usual white ones. They amuse me when they are feeding because you just see a big white/black blog in the water. They’re enormous compared to ducks!! Not very nice, either, but they look lovely and make an incredible noise when they fly.

    janet

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  5. Where did the white ones go? 😛

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  8. Interesting how there are so many water photos today? Swans are a treat to view. Thank you 🙂

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