Weekly photo challenge – shadowed

There is so much to see in shadows…..they seem to add depth, mystery. Evocative is a word that comes to mind…

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In indonesian shadows are bayangan and here the shadows of the coconut palm fringe the sea in Lombok.

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Myself and siblings…..high in the the southern alps of new zealand : ))

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Tucked away in the shadows  ……kucing kecil (indonesian for kitten) : ))

Festive greetings

There really is no way of avoiding the festive season where I live …..and parts of it I do enjoy.  To all those who followed me this year  a big thankyou…
Where ever you are on the planet and however you celebrate this time of you may it be peaceful and joyful….

This is one of the places I was lucky enough to visit this year…..

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May the New Year be blessed  for all those who live on our planet…..may our lives have some joy, some creativity and some compassion …..
Roll on 2015