Anyone for curling?

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Amelia Royan on November 28, 2008

Hi Mira. It's a stone, and the sea around it is freezing. Curling is a game played in Scotland and other places of course. One plays on ice, the stones are made of granite, and it can be a really exciting spectator sport if Scotland are winning! Look up on the Internet to see what curling stones look like' Greetings, Amelia

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

oh what have we got here then? and I was beginning to think you meant curling tongs! My fault for starting at the highest apge and working my way backwards ~ BUT ~ I found some lovely shots ~ I'll to search again sometime soon :)

Amelia Royan on December 16, 2008

Thanks for this lovely comment Nick. Don't scrutinise too closely. I'm glad you found the curling stone though. A bit out of focus as usual with me!

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

and I thought it was ice ~ it does look as thought it was slid into position and where is its handle I wonder? Feeling any better yet?

Amelia Royan on December 16, 2008

Whoops Mira's listening in!

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

this is actually an amazing shot when you blow it right up ~ the ice detail is brilliant ~ and the little moss stuff growing on the top of the stone (Or maybe polar bear poo) ~ great shot Amelia

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

are you an admira of these sort of shots?

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

(Apologies to Mira of course :)

Amelia Royan on December 16, 2008

Mira is always so very good with her advice and encouragement Nick. She thinks I am too self deprecating, and continually tells me not to point out the flaws. :)

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

Sorry Amelia, we are off to France ~ Chocolat beckons ~ please come with us and escape all this ice :)

Amelia Royan on December 16, 2008

But I have to say - the pixels make it seem like a lump of moss or even polar bear poo - but it is just part of the stone. I'm glad it isn't anything to do with polar bears in fact. I quite often go walking here on my own. It's the first time I have looked at this in enlargement.

Greetings to Mira and Nick**.

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

That mossy pixel problem ~ you need to rake it out more!

Nick Weall on December 16, 2008

The chocolateria is in Auxerre near to the church I show on page 2 of my gallery ~ quite a trot for some choccy. Now I have a glass of wine for medical purposes ;)

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  • Uploaded on November 28, 2008
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    by Amelia Royan
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W90
    • Taken on 2008/11/23 15:29:35
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