'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, 5 June 2009

Beauty in Unexpected Places


5 comments:

  1. Ooooh! Pretty! I do love tiny seashells.

    That rock looks volcanic!

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  2. How many of those shells had been pounded on the rocks by waves that never knew their own strength?

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  3. Ah Jay, how observant of you - I took this pic on that walk around the Mount a couple of weeks ago.

    Yes Jinksy - Ain't life marvelous? - mollusc makes a shell, mollusc dies, shell is slowly pounded to bits, makes sand for a while, returns to its calcium constituents, is absorbed by a mollusc (or fish, or water mammal, or marine vertebrate or hard coral or ...or... ) and then excreted again as shell or bone or home...

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  4. I'd put a bunch of these into a pretty glass jar.

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  5. Welcome to TLVD Izabella! I have sooo many seashells - I have to rotate them.
    I like your images of painting placements. My favourite one is the cosy divan corner with all the books around the window. I'm rather booky as well as painty;o)

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