'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Friday, 22 May 2009

Beauty in Unexpected Places



Guess this one, then.

17 comments:

  1. It looks like malachite to me!

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  2. Looks like the surface of my tongue in a morning as seen through an electron microscope.

    On the other hand it could just be an old piece of malachite. What do I know !

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  3. Oil spot on wet pavement?

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  4. Looks to be a lovely Agate. Very deep looking.


    http://spacialpeepol.blogspot.com/

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  5. looks like agate.

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  6. Ooooh, malachite! I'm right, aren't I? I love it!

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  7. It's a delicious slice of malachite noticed in a display case at the Nat Hist museum... But first prize goes to Robert (Rhymes..) for his imagination. And commiserations go to Ian for his tongue.

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  8. When leaving these pictures Katherine please don't spoil the fun by leaving the answer with the enlarged jpg title. Of course I would never cheat in that way but there unscrupulous bloggers who are all too ready to cheat like that! I thought it was an acid trip I went on in 1971.

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  9. I'm glad I cam in at the right time to get the answer. Thanks.

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  10. You are right of course YP, but I am gratified that you think my posts fun. And I shudder at the thought of such unscrupulous bloggers! It's a bit like leaving your purse on the seat in your car, isn't it? I really have been most remiss in tempting people to cheat. Humble apologies to all.
    And that's the second time something has reminded you of that acid trip. It must have been a really good one, YP.

    Lakeviewer - sorry you didn't get the chance to play this time.

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  11. Aww Shucks....I missed it. :) Hummm...I should have looked for hints! ;)

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  12. looks like some yoghurt in my fridge - do you think your museum will want it before I throw it out katherine

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  13. Ah! Very like that growing in my Guacamole dip pot, too, Arthur. Except that had dot of glistening orange too.

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  14. That would make a wonderfull wallpaper for my PC.
    Circles again....more OCD

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  15. David- take it - you are welcome. OC all you want!

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