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I’ve been nominated for the Awesome blogger award by The Fluff Is Raging.  Thank you Niall McArdle.  Though not sure why…

http://www.westernaustralia-travellersguide.com/perth-australia-beach.html

Perhaps because I live 10 mins North of Hillarys Boat Harbour.

http://www.westernaustralia.com/au/Things_to_See_and_Do/Sun_Surf_and_Sea_Life/Pages/Beaches.aspx

Although I don’t like sand or surfing but spend hours in coffee shops gazing over the ocean at Mullaloo

I suspect, it’s because (like Niall) film and particularly Australian Films like The Sapphires  The Dressmaker  or  Red Dog are a passion of mine.

The Rules:

#1. Copy and paste the image with the rules.

#2. Share one thing that you thing that makes you truly awesome.

#3. Nominate other bloggers for the award. 

Perth Daily Photo

SOCIAL BRIDGE ~ Jean Tubridy connecting with you from Ireland

 

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Southword Journal

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Artwork 2 of 4 from the ‘Play’ series, sketch in progress. 

Jessica McCallum © 2011

 

ELEPHANT WALK                                                                      

When I was a child

I remember thinking

that chain around

the elephant’s leg

wasn’t strong enough.

 

Elephants are tough!

If he wanted, he

could free himself just

by lifting that mighty foot

shaking the metal loose

and walking away…

 

Why does he stay?

 

No-one could stop him

If he chose to go,  take

his own path. No more

performance on command

– he could find some green.

 

Walk through jungles again!

 

Elephants are tough so

why does he stay, stroll

through sawdust, put up

with that lady who leans

into his ear, whispering…

 

It’s because he loves her.

 

Frances Macaulay Forde © 2011

 Written to the art of Jessica McCallum for her 2011 Exhibition:  “All the pretty Ones Are… “

 

@FrancesMForde  #FrancesMacForde  #JessicaMcCallum  #ArtAsTheSpark  #AllThePrettyOnesAre  #AnimalArt  #ForTheLoveOf  #ElephantWalk  “ART:Play2  #Poem  #Poetry

 

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Around my blog world today:

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Jurassic bark: ancient Irish trees brought back to life

Free Picture Book Thumbnail Templates for Writers and Illustrators

The cover of National Geographic's August issue with the story on Pope Francis photographed by David Yoder

Rupert Murdoch Takes Over National Geographic, Then Lays Off Award-Winning Staff

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FORMS OF RHYTHM

ROBERT C.L. CRAWFORD

 

@FrancesMForde  #FrancesMacForde  #FrancesMacaulayForde  #JurassicBark  #MurdochLayOff   #PictureTemplates  #MyBlogWorld #FormsOfRhythm

 

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“I do remember being affected by words from a teacher who sat at my college’s French table. She said, basically (and in French) “being shy is worrying too much about what other people think of you. Shyness is a form of self-absorption.” It wasn’t pleasant to hear, because I am a shy person. Her view put a whole new spin on my feelings. It did a lot to force me out of my shyness.”

Paul O. Zelinsky has illustrated thirty-odd books for children, written some of them, and been awarded numerous honors, including the Caldecott Medal for Rapunzel and three Caldecott Honors.  

(Quoted from SCWBI Insight July 2015)

 

@FrancesMForde  #FrancesMacForde  #SCWBIInsight  #PaulOZelinsky  #InspiringWords  #Illustrator

 

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The last couple of hours have been spent enjoying my favorite songs playlist on YouTube (and more) and adding them to my Pinterest board called ‘Ear Pieces’.

Previously it was favorite ‘Tummy Treats (must be something to do with lunchtime) and before that updating my ‘Poetic People’ and ‘Children’s Book Writing’ boards.

It’s very seductive!

 

@FrancesMForde  #FrancesMacForde  #Pinterest  #PoeticPeople  #TummyTreats  #EarPieces  #Children’sBookWriting  #MusicMemories

 

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@FrancesMForde  #FrancesMacForde  #Audiences  #KeepWriting  #Inspiration

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