I’m too late, really, for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Z – being the final word in this series of fun photo prompts. However, I did take these photos of Vika especially for this challenge: Letter Z anywhere in the word or people or animals catching some Zzz’s…

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Taken with the Nikon D3000, at Brighton Holiday Park, South Australia, where – like all caravan parks – she was required to be on a leash at all times. The only time it came off was when she put herself to bed in the camper, and while we were travelling – and for the few hours a day we visited my mum over the week in Brighton. Some people had doggy playpens, and we’ll probably invest in one of those for the future. Vika is 16, and she was rapt when we arrived home, a week ago. She didn’t think much of the sea and didn’t volunteer to swim, being more interested in menacing other dogs, no matter their size. She slept well each night, worn out.

 

Soon, Cee begins a new Fun Foto Challenge based on BIRDS! I can’t wait for her first prompt.

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Thanks for looking.

 

 

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Vika

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge:Z

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This week the topic for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Letter W – Needs to start with W and have two vowels in the word.  I was worried that finding appropriate images was going to be hard, but once I started, I couldn’t stop seeing W words with vowels. Here we go…

WORKING WHEAT silos, Coonalypn, South Australia…

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WARBLING magpies…

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WHISPERING, WOOING Galahs…

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WARNING signs…

WATCHFUL kangaroos, Aldinga Scrub, South Australia…

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WAVES, and WALKERS, Aldinga Beach, South Australia …

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WATTLEBIRD…

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WILLY WAGTAIL…

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And I’m pretty sure this is my favourite … WATERING galahs – between the kiddie pool and the deep water, Aldinga Holiday Park swimming pool.

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I have had an eventful few days with the Nikon D3000!

Thanks for looking.

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Cee’s entry this week: W.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: W

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The mint outside my back door is still alive with all sorts of winged critters – the honey bees get a look in, too.

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Thanks for looking.

We’re busy packing today, so we’ll be ready to load our car when it cools down tonight – we’re expecting a top of 38 C. We were going to head off to Adelaide on the Thursday just gone, but the forecast heat-wave put us off. We head off tomorrow morning and will drive for about six hours, hoping we’ll miss approaching rain and thunderstorms. At least it will be cooler!

I’ve popped the smaller zoom lens back on my Nikon D3000, in anticipation of reaching Coonalpyn, where we will spend the night. Huge silos, still-working, right on the main road, have been painted as part of South Australia’s Silo Art.

Do have a great week! I will.

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Bees & Bugs

Honey Bees

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It’s a few weeks ago since this Hairy Flower Wasp dropped by, briefly, while I was out and about with the Nikon D3000.  It’s a year since my first sight of one of these loners.

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I love the golden glint of their wings and their kidney-shaped eyes.

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Thanks for looking.

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Bees & Bugs

Golden-winged Hairy Flower Wasp

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter V: Needs to start with V and have at least 6 letters

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we go on VACATION in our VEHICLE

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a local VINEYARD

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a VIBRANT lorikeet VANDALIZES our apples

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a VIGILANT praying-mantis …

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… subdues its VICTIM …

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…  thankful for winged VICTUALS

Thanks for looking. Do have a great week.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter V

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Yesterday, in the flowering mint by my back door: random miniature minty magic. (Nikon D3000)

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Thanks for looking. Which one did you like best?

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Bees & Bugs, Butterflies & Moths

Miniature Minty Magic

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