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The Photo I Wish I'd Taken....

There are some beautiful blogs in the blogoverse and the pictorial ones are so interesting.  Blogs which are a combination of good writing and good photography are the best.

I recently purchased a cameraphone and sometimes add a picture to my posts here and there to give an idea about my life to my readers and friends and relatives who read my blogs.  I've gone a bit lazy in that respect lately; having taken up posting every day for a month (NaBloPoMo challenge) and writing a novel this month (NaNoWriMo), I'm madly busy writing and have time for little else.  I'm mentally promising myself I'll do more picture posts in the month of December, when the two writing challenges are behind me.

My friend Elizabeth Harper reminded me recently that there are so many photo opportunities in the country I live in that I should invest in a good camera.  I can see her point.

I saw a fantastic photo opportunity once.  I was on my way to Church.  My Church is situated beside a village.  The  was a wall, practically falling down, near the Church, and a horrible muddy gutter beside it.   Perched on top of the wall, was a bird with a very long tail falling all the way to the ground.

I looked at that bird again, on the broken down wall beside the gutter and realized it was a peacock.

How strange!  We always associate peacocks with opulence and palaces.  Yet here it was, in the gutter.  It wasn't looking its best but it still looked amazing.  Graceful and dignified.

What I wouldn't give to have taken that picture.....

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