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Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs,… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom

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Finding my Feet in Finland

I was surprised with what I found. Can I say that? I knew so little about Helsinki or Finnish history. The Nordic regions weren't a focus of the Australian school curriculum at all. In fact, growing up in Australia in the sixties,you would be considered a bit of a nerd, or at least a well-read… Continue reading Finding my Feet in Finland

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Nature

The Phone camera is fast replacing hand held digital SLR or auto focus cameras. These were taken with a HTC, a while ago. Wood rotting fungi are a wonderful organism. Paradoxically parasitic, yet self-sustaining! Their end product is a gift to the soil. Edited slightly for minor enhancements. Cropped and Warmed up in Picasa. Which… Continue reading Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Nature

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Phoneography Challenge – Nature’s Bearded Dragon

Lens and Pens by Sally has a Phoneography  Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge: Nature is the theme this week. Captured (only visually) on the Nexus 4. Slightly adjusted in Picasa. More entries for this challenge here Sally also has a link to tips on low key photography which I tried to integrate on the following… Continue reading Phoneography Challenge – Nature’s Bearded Dragon