Shutterbug Showcase ‘Walls’

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These are feature walls that sit on top of a large hill in my suburb. If you look carefully, you can see a plaque (by the pink cherry blossom) just behind these walls. On the plaque, it says Vue 360 degrees as you can see in every direction from here, from the hinterland and Mount Tamborine, to the coastline  as far as Byron Bay in NSW. Across the Pacific, the next stop is south America.

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Next week’s photo challenge is ‘Cheese’  @jennifernicolewells

Shutterbug Showcase: ‘Water’

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Beach Pacific Ocean from Queensland Australia

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For the Shutterbug Showcase, I made a trip down to my local beach. This is the Pacific, next stop south America.

It’s a Sunday evening and there are a throng of people behind me and a ship just on the horizon, (out of view). I felt that by excluding theses images, I have captured the rare beauty of the ocean; its vastness and complete isolation.

Suzanne Bowditch, 2016

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#schedule I would love to…

I would love to participate in the Thursday slot, it looks like 26th is free, I have a photo in maind. How do I put my name forward?
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Pink Blancmange

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Pink blancmange Google Images

I had lunch with a group of friends last week. When we get together, the conversation is always about our children (comparing notes on behavior) or our families. We are a mixed bag; two Aussies, two English ladies and me, the Welshie. This time we did a little reminiscing on our childhoods and growing up in general. We are a mature bunch of ladies, so most of us can go back a fair few years!

I have lived in Australia for the last ten years and have learnt that Aussies like Vegemite (yuck!) sausages (nicer) and seafood on Christmas Day. But when we talked about what things we liked to eat as a child, I made a surprising discovery – one of my Aussie friends did not know what Blancmange is. A little taken aback by this, I tried to tell her that Blancmange is a creamy dessert…

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