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First Views, March 2020

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by Zou, Feb 27, 2020.

  1. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Yours truly was a numptie and forgot February, so here's March in plenty of time. As before, just point your camera at something on the 1st of the month and share it here. Arty, mundane, highbrow, lowbrow, in focus or out. Document your day or use the occasion to wow us - it's up to you.
  2. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Things that make me happy.
    Flowers in my house (hubby always bought me flowers, all the time, but now I do it myself)
    The sun climbing in the sky after the long dark days.

    ap red tulips.jpg

    ap white tulips.jpg

    Note to self - change calendar month!

    ap yellow rose.jpg

    and best of all, I know the dark times are over when the sun hits Geren's photo! :)
    ap sunshine computer corner.jpg
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  3. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Flowers eh? Very nice.

    So here's ours:


    Then view from that window, which is lovely this morning, but perishing cold out there:


    Side thingy that has all the dining stuff in the drawers and drinks under, The sculpture came from Malta and we were going to get the male partner to it on next visit, but it had gone:


    And my fave objet d'art, which I was given in Toronto and is worth a few farthings:

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  4. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Beautiful! It all looks great and that bowl/plate is gorgeous!
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  5. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    Ready to take the traffic lights for a ride...

    Small lorry with traffic lights on back Clyst St Mary TZ70 P1030560.JPG
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  6. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member


    No lovely sunlight here today. Everything feels very damp. This is the view from my kitchen window out to the back.


    And this is the view from the living room window to the front.
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  7. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Ta, it is a Canadian artist and she is known for cutting holes in things. Got the name somewhere on the certificate.
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  8. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Mundane, I can do mundane.

    Cleaning the AirBnB. Making the bed for our guest tomorrow after ironing the bedding this morning.

    [​IMG]bedroom by Nigel G, on Flickr
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  9. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Looks very comfy!
    I'm just doing my ironing now. Ha!
  10. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    It is a comfy bed, we got a lot of comments about that.

    I have never done so much ironing in my life as I have since we opened this place.
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  11. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    So sunny here, I've had to put sunglasses on. ;)

    ap bed sunshine sepia.jpg

    ap sun in sepia.jpg
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  12. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    And the mundane continues.

    Bathroom done. Nice shiny taps.

    [​IMG]tap by Nigel G, on Flickr

    Time for a rest in the lounge

    [​IMG]lounge by Nigel G, on Flickr

    Kitchen/dining/sitting room cleaned. Time for a rest before I mop the floor.

    [​IMG]kitchen by Nigel G, on Flickr

    What an interesting life I lead.
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  13. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Lovely place! Love the dark wall, but ouzzling over the numbers. You've made the place a wonderful place for those on holiday.
    PS Great socks! ;)
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  14. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I take it you mean puzzling, or is ouzzling a word I don't know?

    They were taken in mainly Bruges a few years ago. All of the art on the wall is either mine or Becky's.

    The numbers are in here. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nigel_g/albums/72157682499352933

    Oh and some of the furniture, is Sarah's. The purple sofa was upholstered by her, the dining table she had stripped and sprayed and the seat pads she did. There is another chair n the lounge that she did too.
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  15. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Indeed, it was puzzling, though I quite like the sound of ouzzling - sounds boozy! Great to see all the art. Do people comment on it?
  16. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Yes, we have had comments, certainly on the travel ones in the other room and the bedroom.
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  17. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    Some flowers in our garden today...

    Primroses in garden TZ70 P1030563.JPG
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  18. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Finished my cleaning jobs and as the weather was quite nice, albeit cold, I went out for a bike ride through little villages near me which was very pleasant.

    Flooded road. It is bad enough in a car but on a bike. I got wet feet.

    [​IMG]flood by Nigel G, on Flickr

    A friend of ours was thinking of buying this many years ago to do up and live in. Clearly still not sold.

    [​IMG]watertower by Nigel G, on Flickr

    It might have shifted slightly.

    [​IMG]slight shift by Nigel G, on Flickr
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  19. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    In a lucky coincidence, my mood, the weather, and this theme all aligned on the same day. Went out to shoot some more stuff for my 'documenting Long Eaton' project. Still processing the straight documentary shots, here's something I put a tiny bit more effort in to.

    [​IMG]Market Stalls by Tony Evans, on Flickr
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  20. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Mate, that's a canal. :p
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