Category Archives: Thursday’s Special

Vision: Thursday’s Special

Before being made  temporarily blind I believed I would prefer blindness to deafness. After all I knew what things looked like but you become so socially isolated when you can’t hear. Now give me deafness any day. I want my … Continue reading

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S curve: Thursday’s Special

S curves I find uncommon Most go the other way The top bend facing to the left  instead of to the right.   Imagination must be used to see the S starting at the kangaroos tip and continuing up following … Continue reading

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Portrait v/s Landscape in the fjords: Thursday’s Special

This week Paula has asked that we post the same scene, one as a portrait and one as a landscape. Cruising through the New Zealand fjords on a mammoth ship intensified the height of the mountains falling into the sea. … Continue reading

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Five Words June: Thursday’s Special

Again Paula has given us five words where we are invited to use one word or all in one or more photos. The words: branching,   vigilant, pomp,  hooked, continual.   The row of branching trees seems to be continual as do … Continue reading

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Female: Thursday’s Special

Only females can be mothers and whether the mother be dog or sheep reindeer or kangaroo all will nurture. Another traditional role of the female is as wife Preparing food whether ground manioc cooked in banana leaves in earth oven … Continue reading

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The Rocks: Traces of the Past Yr 3 (05): Thursday’s Special

The Rocks is an old area of Sydney with European settlement starting in 1788, soon after the first settlement at Sydney Cove. This slum area in the early days was full of sailors, convicts and prostitutes and became known as … Continue reading

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An Australian’s Perspective of Vernal in Europe: Thursday’s Special

Melting Snows Spring brings life From the succulent lush new shoots of grass, emerging blooms and shoots on trees but for an Australian in Europe in the Spring joy is to be had in being able to visit tourist hot … Continue reading

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