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Odd one out...

Carnations have been out of favour for such a long time…but who can deny the beauty of this striking bloom? In a sweet bouquet of pale pink, cream and apricot carnations, this one riotous, brilliant crimson carnation appeared to be the odd one out. 29 more words


Storm clouds gathering...

There was a low, dense fog rolling into the valleys and a few chimneys on the hills in the distance, and nearby, curling out a trail of grey smoke. 64 more words


Maple leaves

Armed with my camera and busy taking photo of flowers when my neighbor invited me into her garden, she has an amazing beautiful garden. I felt in love with the maple trees. 219 more words


Jean Louis Marie Eugene Durieu + Eugene Delacroix: Nude Studies c1865

From about 1853 Durieu, a retired lawyer, took up photography and worked with his friend the painter Eugene Delacroix on a series of nudes that later informed some of Delacroix’ paintings. 178 more words

Anton Solomoukha “Haute couture paradoxale"

You miss a lot of wonderful as well as historic art if the nude is denounced. (B. J. Adams)

Covering the human form should not be our means of beauty, nor should decorating ourselves outwardly be our means of self expression. 539 more words


A visit to Moon Lake Park -月湖, Ningbo, China

A visit to Hong Kong  to meet my sisters and friends and to visit  Ningbo, China so that we can sightseeing together.  We booked into the hotel – Orange Hotel which cost 20.00 English pounds sterling a night, a beautiful 3 stars hotel, from the hotel about 20 minutes walk to this Moon lake Park, in Ningbo, China. 396 more words