Bridges: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Most bridges are for the one purpose

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that of crossing a divide, bridging gaps both metaphorical and real.

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Don’t burn your bridges so they say

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but the very purpose of these bridges was to save yourself from burning.

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Ornamental bridges

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Bridges with a view

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preventing wet feet

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ancient

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and modern.

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The Captains bridge is a sacred place

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Orders are thrown whilst one hand is in control

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in other cases laid back with foot control perhaps dreaming

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of his hand in bridge.

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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. Commenced a masters by research in 2014.
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14 Responses to Bridges: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

  1. Miriam says:

    Wow, such a huge variety of bridges. Loved them all … and a very quirky way of ending it. 🙂

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  2. trentpmcd says:

    I guess cards and boats work if you are talking types of “bridge” (also mouth – glad you didn’t go there 😉 )

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  3. Cee Neuner says:

    I played bridge as a kid (from about 12 to 21) with my family. I was pretty good at playing too. I’d love to play again, but Chris doesn’t like card games and I don’t know 4 other people. Plus is been 35 years……

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    • It is funny how some people are games players and others aren’t. I used to be and my family always played something but I’ve got out of the habit probably because Roger doesn’t play. I’ve never played bridge though – I understand you have to have a good memory and these days that lets me down a bit.

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  4. Brilliant and thought provoking. Each image is worthy of a second look but the way you wrote the story captivates me. Well done, Irene.

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  5. Dahlia says:

    Very well woven Irene – the last was the best 🙂

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  6. These are fab but I love the surprise card game at the end. 😀

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