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)


Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Ornamental Blues

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Blue ornaments that have travelled many journeys with me.
The blue windmill is part of a set of ornamental salt and pepper shakers.
Midweek Blues meme

Whimsical features
A touch of romantic dream
Ornamental blues

Hosted by Rebecca Haegele @ The Dusty Cellar


Carletta said...

Blue and white porcelian is the first thing that catches my eye at the flea market or thrift store.
These are lovely Gemma!

Kerry said...

Ceramics have such a clean look when they are pure white and cobalt blue. Lovely.

Ellie said...

Love them both, but especially the windmill!

Woody said...

I think that shade of blue is really great!

Dianne said...

what treasures
I have a few who have travelled with me
they are the most loved :)

Rebecca said...

He is a pretty fellow.



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