Posted on September 6, 2009 by riihele
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“The plant is so near,
yet so far …” thought Lumi, the Westie .
The plant puzzled me as well,
as to how does it stay put in the currents et al?!
No wonder, that Lumi, the Westie, was wondering, too!
This is the plant that
Lumi, the Westie, was trying to reach at.
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Posted on June 1, 2009 by riihele
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This path leads from Bray town to Greystones in Ireland.
The pathway off the beaten track is on one side – aka on the left side looking at the photo – a very deep drop to the Irish Sea, and on the other side aka – on the right side looking at the same, a very steep hill.
I like the way the colours look like – it is totally untouched, making the whole picture so watercolour-like. It was a most miserable day when i was clicking away, and whenever a teeny tiny bit of sun came, i pointed my camera that way, like… lol
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Posted on May 22, 2009 by riihele
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“I saw Chungking for the first time more than 40 years ago –
a city of hills and mists,
of grays and lavenders,
two rivers shaping it to a point
and the cliff rising above me like a challenge.”
Theodore H. White
This photograph taken by me last summer in Ireland, just as it was about to rain, reminds of this saying by Theodore H White, even though, he was speaking of China, and I am talking about Ireland!
And, as to whether it is ‘grey’ or ‘gray’ here is a link to an article on the differences between the British and the US English. I personally prefer the American version on this particular word, ‘Gray’ – for it looks so much prettier than the plain-old-dull ‘Grey’.
Hard to beat the Blonde’s logic on this, eh?!!
(Not a thing has been done to the photo, it is just as it was when clicked & taken!)
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Posted on May 17, 2009 by riihele
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I find that there is nostalgia somehow in this photograph taken in Ireland in the summer of 2006:
the tracks of the aeroplanes, the hills,
and the setting sun
add to the feeling of dreaminess and longing.
Yet, it is not despairing for the connection of the lovers is there.
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Posted on May 10, 2009 by riihele
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Image remade on Gimp and BigHuge Labs
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Posted on April 18, 2009 by riihele
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HYDRANGEA or as it is known in many countries: HORTENSIA
Usage: Ancient Roman, English, Spanish
Feminine form of the Roman family name Hortensius, possibly derived from Latin hortus “garden“.
This photo was taken some good while ago in a garden in Finland and i still like it very much. Sorry for not taking part in the PP for such a long time.
The photo is totally untouched, not a thing added, nothing taken away.
Tis for now. Rii xx
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Posted on February 28, 2009 by riihele
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It was one of those March days
when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
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