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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 09:13 PM
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Posted By jean113
To Tue: extra shots

Thank you Lars, you had already commented as I was posting two workshop shots.
I hope that you can find time to take a look if you haven't seen them already.
Thanks for your continued support and...
Forum: Photos 11-04-2018, 02:32 PM
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Posted By jean113
To lousat: title

Hi Luciano, the title came from a line in a nursery rhyme;
"Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?
With silver bells and cockle shells
And pretty maids all in a row."

I just...
Forum: Photos 10-31-2018, 04:51 PM
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Posted By jean113
To macjake: The Vatican

Hi Craig, this piece of art is in the grounds of the Vatican in Rome.
Thanks for your interest.
Yes, you are right, TE is like a family.
Best wishes Jean
Forum: Photos 10-23-2018, 10:01 AM
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Posted By jean113
To Royaldevon: Sicily

Hi Beverley, yes I did just happen upon that part of the programme about the villages being abandoned, all very sad.
So many beautiful buildings in Sicily/Italy, it probably needs something like...
Forum: Photos 10-20-2018, 09:56 PM
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Views: 31
Posted By jean113
To tyro: The squint

Thank you John for your very long and informative comment, I do appreciate the time that it must take you to write these 'mini' essays!
Obviously this particular squint is inside the church, looking...
Forum: Photos 10-10-2018, 06:33 PM
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Views: 25
Posted By jean113
To holmertz: reflections

Hello Gert, I had looked to see if I was reflected in the cutlery before I posted and couldn't really distinguish myself!
But now you have mentioned it, yes, I can see myself.
I was wearing a green...
Forum: Photos 09-19-2018, 10:34 PM
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Views: 90
Posted By jean113

Hi John, I thought as much; what a thoughtful person.
Kind regards Jean
Forum: Photos 08-31-2018, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jean113
To ChrisJ: black line?

Hello Chris, I think that the black lines on the egg must be where the different pieces were 'glued' together; that's the only reason that I can think of. The egg must be quite heavy with all the...
Forum: Photos 08-30-2018, 07:40 PM
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Views: 27
Posted By jean113
To tyro: Interesting comments

Hello John, we have missed seeing your shots and reading your comments, which are always interesting, as today. So lovely to hear from you.
Check out the Martin Brothers on Wikipedia.
I have looked...
Forum: Photos 08-12-2018, 05:28 PM
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Views: 33
Posted By jean113
To jmdias: Similar name but different

Hello Jorge, the English version? Well the name translated means the same, but having visited Mont St Michel a long time ago now, they are really quite different.
Please visit if you are ever in the...
Forum: Photos 08-11-2018, 08:55 PM
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Views: 35
Posted By jean113
To worldcitizen: Parade

Hi Brenda, yes this is all part of the Annual Folk Festival held in Sidmouth for a week in August.
Sidmouth is a small seaside town in Devon on the south coast of England.
There are hundreds of...
Forum: Photos 08-06-2018, 12:59 PM
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Views: 50
Posted By jean113
To holmertz: growing out of nothing

Hello Gert, yes, the flowers do appear to be growing out of nothing. They are growing from a small crack in the granite, and how they survive? I do not know!
There were other varieties of plants...
Forum: Photos 07-23-2018, 04:00 PM
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Views: 57
Posted By jean113
To holmertz: To crop or not?

Hello Gert, I understand and appreciate your suggestion about cropping the pool from the picture, but I decided that I liked that triangular corner pointing towards the background.
One of those...
Forum: Photos 07-14-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By jean113
To holmertz: decisions

Hello Gert, I was undecided as to which shot to post as a main post, (and I am not surprised that you prefer the w/shop shot, as it has people on it.)
I will repost it some time.
Thanks for your...
Forum: Photos 07-04-2018, 01:28 PM
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Views: 85
Posted By jean113
To jhm: Tilted

Hello John, thank you for your kind comments.
Yes, it wasn't until I had posted the shot that I noticed that the horizon was not level, very annoyed with myself!
Best wishes
Forum: Photos 07-01-2018, 12:58 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: choices

Thank you Gert, I did consider posting the workshop shot as a main post then obviously decided not!
We were treated to seas this colour all week, the sun was shining much of the time, it was/is a...
Forum: Photos 06-28-2018, 04:49 PM
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Views: 73
Posted By jean113
To macjake: No castle

Hi Craig, sorry to disappoint you but the tower on the horizon belongs to the village church.
It adds interest to the view!
Regards Jean.
Forum: Photos 06-01-2018, 03:44 PM
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Views: 68
Posted By jean113
To holmertz: Does it move?

Hello Gert, yes indeed, the top piece does move.
Although it is difficult to see on this shot.

There were one or two other pieces of art which moved in the wind, but hard to appreciate in a still...
Forum: Photos 05-20-2018, 05:26 PM
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Posted By jean113
To holmertz: Where are the people?

Hello Gert,
I thought of you when posting this particular shot, as there is not one person in sight.
Surprisingly, there was only my husband and I anywhere near the bridge, which was a great pity....
Forum: Photos 04-24-2018, 06:47 PM
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Views: 88
Posted By jean113
To lousat: hard choices

Dear Luciano,
it is funny that you prefer the w/shop picture, as initially that was the scene that I was going to use as my main post!
Thanks for your comment.
Regards Jean.
Forum: Photos 03-31-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By jean113
To jimmyjimmy: Quiet?

Hello Jimmy,
actually it was a quiet Sunday afternoon.
After 5 and a half hours enjoying the Rijks Museum!
Thank you for your kind comments.
Regards Jean.
Forum: Photos 03-03-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By jean113
To PaulVDV: Visit?

Hello Paul, yes we did go for a tour around the interior, and although it is a large house, it felt very homely inside.
You could imagine living here comfortably.

Thank you for your kind remarks....
Forum: Photos 02-11-2018, 05:29 PM
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Views: 44
Posted By jean113
To alvaraalto: following on

Hello Rob, if you go to TrekLens and my page jean11-3, and look at Spain, you will find a picture of what I was trying to describe entitled "Inspiration".
Regards Jean.
Forum: Photos 02-11-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By jean113
To alvaraalto: upside down design

Hello Rob,
yes I do know about his upside down design, I think that he might have used chains too.
I remember seeing a model in one of the houses in the city centre, most ingenious.
I will try to...
Forum: Photos 02-09-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By jean113
To tyro: Not an author!

Hello John, you are quite right, I am not the author of ANY book, and after reading my note, I could see where the information could be mis-interpreted!

The info. was from an excellent book that...
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