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 Photo-a-Day      (Thursday, 23rd August, 2018) Views: 1,918 
Fuchsias in the plantations
 Fuchsias in the plantations   by Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by dostaf on 23rd August 2018 at 01:13
Yes, "It's that bridge again". But from a different angle and with a beautiful reflection. Well shot.


Comment by Broady on 23rd August 2018 at 06:06
Very nice photograph.


Comment by irene roberts on 23rd August 2018 at 07:50
I never tire of seeing "that bridge". It's beautiful. Lovely photo.


Comment by Veronica on 23rd August 2018 at 08:18
We can always expect the unexpected with Mick. - from 'stinky cut with midges' to 'chocolate - box prettiness'. No end to his versitility!


Comment by Philip G. on 23rd August 2018 at 09:55
As calm as a mill pond, and with fine textured-stone.


Comment by Ron D on 23rd August 2018 at 17:30
Aug 16 2016,One i took. earlier


Comment by Poet on 23rd August 2018 at 18:27
Silver tray of water
Black shadow moon
Drizzling Fuchsias scarleting
The lagoon.


Comment by DTease on 24th August 2018 at 10:49
THE BRIDGE
Iím tired I am, iím nearly in tears
Iíve stood on this spot for years and years
When I was young I was sturdy and strong
But, alas fer myself it didnít last long
First it was horses clomping over mi back
It seemed like forever Ďtil they got the sack
But then came the humans with big heavy boots
Shaking mi foundations right down to mi roots

Iím tired I am, iím In need of a rest
Iíve given mi all and iím well past mi best
Mi stones are all loose, mi arches are cracking
And proper maintainance is totally lacking
If it doesnít come soon and I donít earn mi keep
Iíll fall down on the job and collapse in a heap
Then iíll be nothing but a pile of old stones
With more bló-y humans climbing over mi bones!


Comment by Poet on 24th August 2018 at 12:25
Splendid DTease, but I think the old bridge is made of stern stuff.


Comment by DTease on 24th August 2018 at 15:01
yes, I think you're right Poet. I daresay it'll see me off.


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