joy

IMGP6724“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.”
Henri J.M. Nouwen

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAtentative joy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAcomfort and joy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAthe joy of friendship

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Lets go curvy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA there is something about the curves on older more classic cars that is much more appealing and aesthetically pleasing than the design and shapes of most vehicles that chug around on our roads these days….

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA this swan had a little sit down and obliged us with a nice reflection and a gentle double curve

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although this crisp eating swan wins the curved neck competition!

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A dry stone wall gracefully aligning a path in the Lake District……..

Weekly Photo Challenge : surprise

This is about the surprise of something in a photo that you hadn’t realised would be there when you took the shot – it can be a good thing or a bad thing!

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The swan popped its head up and I snapped a shot and only saw the water drops when I got home –

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I was doing a rust shot and later saw the fine line of a dewy cobweb that I hadn’t really noticed at the time –

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and then there is a dead fly that was on this mirror that if I had spotted it pre-photo I would have cleaned it off….. !