AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Apple Blossom in the Rain


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Spring apple blossom just after rain in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
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Blooming Friday prompt ~ Water
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Gentle pink beauty
Music of apple blossom
Laden with fresh tears
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16 comments:

Lena/isis said...

I lovely picture. I like it very much. Hugs from Lena/isis

AnnCharlotte said...

So lovely...in my part of the world it´s autumn...
Have a nice weekend ;)

Ellie said...

It's interesting being able to compare seasons, as we're in autumn now. Beautiful photograph and love the last line!

Cecilia Artista said...

Beautiful picture!

Ruben said...

Nice to see the apple blossom with water drops. In spring, the water is needed more than ever! Beautiful photo!
/Ruben

Randi said...

A lovely and romantic shot!

easygardener said...

I do like raindrops on flowers - it makes them look new. Have a good weekend!

lotusleaf said...

Raindrops make the flower look special.

Trädgårdstoken said...

Beautiful picture!
I´m looking forward to seeing our new apple tree blossom for the first time next year. :-)

/Mia

Allers Trädgård said...

So fresh and lovely – whish it was springtime here in Sweden instead of this gloomy rain.
Nice to find your blogg.
/Ann Marie

Pagan Sphinx said...

It's so pretty; almost good enough to eat. The pink being the lightest of frosting. Well done, Gemma!

Ciao,
Gina

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Perfection! Illustration of a spring day in one blossom.

Katarina said...

Ah, what a gorgeous picture!!!
Hope you're enjoying your weekend

Glädjekällan said...

Lovely!
Whish we had Spring.

Mia said...

Fresh tears.. makes your apple blossom even more beautiful :)

Gela said...

Really lovely picture. Have a nice day/Gela

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