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#485471 - Sun Jul 19 2009 03:36 PM This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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This weeks' theme is CIRCULAR .. a ball, a globe, a cirlce .. lots of things will fit in here.

Sorry for the delay in posting this .. the weekend got away on me.

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#485472 - Mon Jul 20 2009 03:05 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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So far nothing has been posted. Well zero is circular so what do you expect?
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#485473 - Mon Jul 20 2009 03:31 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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I'd expect it to take about a day for us to see if we had a photo that fitted the category and resize it for the forum - or if we have nothing suitable, to think about what photo we might take.

This is the oldest working clock in the world. I imagined it counting to ten before adding another comment.

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#485474 - Mon Jul 20 2009 10:17 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Saw this unusual garden mirror feature, a couple of weeks ago, at Lullebrook Manor in Berkshire.
It reminded of the Stargate which those familiar with the scifi series, will recognise



Edited by picqero (Tue Jul 21 2009 06:44 AM)

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#485475 - Mon Jul 20 2009 11:17 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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A Moongate in the Buddist Monastery Park
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#485476 - Tue Jul 21 2009 07:27 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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ren, that's a lovely shot.
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#485477 - Tue Jul 21 2009 03:36 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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#485478 - Wed Jul 22 2009 09:35 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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cool
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#485479 - Thu Jul 23 2009 03:19 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
jmorrow Offline
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Some really beautiful, serene shots for this week's theme.

All I have to offer are some brussels sprouts.


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#485480 - Thu Jul 23 2009 08:44 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Lovely photo, Ren.

The London Eye

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#485481 - Fri Jul 24 2009 09:24 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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North Palm Springs, California has hundreds if not thousands of these windmills all over the landscape. It was a very hazy day today.

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#485482 - Fri Jul 24 2009 09:51 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Lining up a shot on board HMCS Sackville, Halifax, Nova Scotia...


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#485483 - Sat Jul 25 2009 03:43 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
Copago Offline
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I thought it might have been a bit of a tricky subject but all the pics are great!

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#485484 - Sat Jul 25 2009 04:03 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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I accidnetly ended up in Sydney the other day (as you do!) and took my boy to Luna Park. Here is the Flying Saucer.


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#485485 - Sat Jul 25 2009 04:26 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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"Mr Sunshine" survived the F4 (some say F5) 1987 Edmonton tornado (a type of weather system that is also rather circular in nature), so despite his glued parts, I can't bear to throw him out!

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#485486 - Sat Jul 25 2009 06:59 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
jmorrow Offline
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That's a cool pic, Jakeroo. Who knows, archaeologists in the future might discover Mr. Sunshine and theorise that it was made by the denizens of Alberta in worship of some kind of sun god!

That flying saucer looks like an intense ride, Copago. And I love Liz's shot - very reminiscent of the start of all the Bond movies!

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#485487 - Sat Jul 25 2009 08:42 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Love the London Eye shot zorba! Brought me back...as I was in London in the summer of 1999 and saw it during construction. I hadn't heard of it and remember thinking "what the heck is that going to be?".

Thanks for the memories.

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#485488 - Sat Jul 25 2009 11:37 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Fountain in Forrest Place, Perth - a favourite with the children.


Edited by MotherGoose (Sat Jul 25 2009 11:40 PM)
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#485489 - Sat Jul 25 2009 11:51 PM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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Thanks, pyonir.

MotherGoose, your photo reminds me of a similar fountain I saw at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney. I kept wondering what it was until water suddenly flowed out of it and I realised that it's a fountain.
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#485490 - Sun Jul 26 2009 12:43 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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LOL Mr. Morrow, archeologists will be MUCH more inclined to think that Albertans worshipped some kind of BEER god ~

I DO have pictures (somewhere) of the actual tornado (it touched down less than 200 yards from my house, maybe less, dunno, was running for the basement about then lol) but I'd prefer not to look for them
p.s. my second favourite vegetable on the planet, is, believe it or not... brussel sprouts! lol (nice pic of them by the way, am sure plenty of folks don't really know what they look like while still on the plant)

And yes, you have good "eye" (I'm sure that word is in at least one or two Bond movies)
SpanishLiz... all you need is to superimpose a silhouette of a woman carrying a gun in the middle of that pic and you'd have been a shoe-in for the editing staff! lol

ClaraSue: We were in Palm Springs for a conference several years ago. I was absolutely amazed by the number of "wind machines" all over the place (and wondered why it wasn't being done to that extent elsewhere). I think I took about 20 pix of them! Thanks for sharing, brought back a great memory.
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#485491 - Sun Jul 26 2009 01:07 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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I think I'll put this back in the loft. It hasn't been needed for a week or two now:

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#485492 - Sun Jul 26 2009 02:30 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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The Mall's Balls, in Adelaide.



Yes, we have some very strange architecture, but this particular statue has become an iconic part of Adelaide. Friends meeting in the city for shopping will often meet here, as they are easy to find and pretty much everyone knows where they are.

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#485493 - Sun Jul 26 2009 02:57 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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The Mall's Balls, in Adelaide.




I love it! Is that its real name?
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#485494 - Sun Jul 26 2009 03:47 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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I'm not sure, but it's what everyone calls them.

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#485495 - Sun Jul 26 2009 04:59 AM Re: This week's theme is CIRCULAR.
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LOL at the Mall's Balls!

Found this
Quote:

"Adelaide's central shopping area, Rundle Mall, is home to the sculpture popularly referred to as the Mall's Balls. The official tile of the sculpture is 'Spheres' and it is the work of sculptor Bert Flugelman. The spheres are made of polished stainless steel and each has a diameter of 2.15 metres. The sculpture was commissioned by Adelaide City Council in 1977 for the new Rundle Mall and was donated by the Hindmarsh Building Society to mark the Society's centenary. The Mall's Balls are now a popular meeting place."




I like Mall's Balls better.

Thanks for posting your photos this week - I think it turned out great!

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