Waiting till the Cows come Home

 

Cows in Ireland

Cows in Ireland

There are so many different breeds of cows, black, white, brown and a combination of all these colours.   I particularly like the spotted cows below, a special breed found in Zimbabwe and South Africa called the Nguni.

Nguni cattle

Nguni cattle

Linked to Cate’s Six Word Saturday

Wordless Wednesday : The Long Road Home

Long walk in Kinsale

Long walk in Kinsale

Wordless Wednesday : The Last Train

Old railway station at Farrangalway, KInsale

Old railway station at Farrangalway, Kinsale,Co Cork

Leading Lines : CCY Week 5

Gondolas at the ready

Gondolas at the ready

This week Cee’s Compose Yourself Challenge is to show leading lines.   These photos were mainly taken in  Italy last year, and the ones taken in Venice naturally  involve water and canals.   I hope you like my choices.

Chairlift to the top of the mountain

Chairlift to the top of the mountain

 

Light on the water

Light on the water

Going round the bend at Lake Garda

Going round the bend at Lake Garda

Wordless Wednesday : Looking Down from Above

Castle on the Hill

Castle on the Hill

A Geyser in Nevada‏…

Amazing photos and video of a Geyser in Nevada.

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Be sure to watch the video at the end.

In the early twentieth century, a farmer decided that he needed to improve the agriculture on his ranch in Nevada. He figured that a well needed to be dug to bring water and nutrients to the soil above.

He lived in a barren desert and the water stored deep beneath the Earth’s crust would have provided a more sustainable crop for this harsh and dry area. He knew that a well with ample water was needed to supply bountiful crops.

What he didn’t know was what was waiting for him deep below the soil. He began to dig a deep well when problems soon arose. After digging deep into the Earth searching for water, he found what he was looking for. The problem was that the water was incredibly hot. Over 200 degrees in fact, making it impossible to create a…

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Playing Around with my Photos

In photography,  Aspect Ratio is something that I had vaguely heard of, never used much, (except maybe by accident when editing photos –  but I admired the look of it in other photographers’ work.    Now thanks to a great post by Luvo Photography – What is Aspect Ratio and How to Use it – I picked a few of my sunny September photos and played around with them – hope you like the result.

Whale Watching in West Cork

Whale Watching in West Cork

The lone boatman

The lone boatman

Blue on Blue

Blue on Blue

Looking towards the horizon

Looking towards the horizon

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