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Macro Monday – Living in the Past!

Loads of winter macros going these last few weeks… understandably so, but… just because I’m homesick for summer, I’ll go dig in the archives and share some summer sunshine… for this week’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenge. Why not… I mean… … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Cheating?

How do we define the content we use for Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday posts? Getting as close as possible to the target? Using camera settings or lens adjustments to effect closeness? You tell me. So, that’s my dilemma today. I … Continue reading

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Still Life – Fruit Bowl: Sunshine Macro Monday…

So… who hasn’t taken a photo or ten of the fruit bowl? I’m sure there are some of us who have even attempted to paint a still life… of the fruit bowl. So… there I sat… amusing myself with camera… … Continue reading

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Alien Eyes – Sunshine’s Macro Monday

My good lady pointed out that aliens have inhabited the children’s kitchen windowsill… promise! I scoffed, until she showed me a photo. So, the other evening I called in to have a look-see… and to take some snaps, just to … Continue reading

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Least We Forget

Today we remember. So, I’ll share a verse I wrote a number of years ago. I’ll also share a close-up of a poppy… fitting today’s Sunshine Monday Macro set by Irene. Really, I don’t want to say too much… but … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Bedraggled…

It’s fast approaching the end of the dahlia season but here and there we still see a few blooms. Now, this particular flower (and plant) has special meaning so it was good to see it still hanging around, even though … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Sliced and Diced

Something different for today’s Sunshine Macro Monday! Yesterday, we visited Dublin’s Ideal Home Show. So many products, so many great things to see and so many ideas to investigate and also some food for thought. I stood watching as a … Continue reading

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Thoughtless Thursday – Cute Posterior…

Prickly… or cute? Your choice… You know… on third thoughts… that cute posterior could fit Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenge just fine… pity it’s Thursday…

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