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Travel Tuesday, only just.

It’s half past ten, I’ve been home for half an hour from the meeting that is usually 2 hrs only (it was super productive!!!), I’ve been busy all week and weekend, and nearly toddled off to bed without getting these pictures up and published.
Is been a while since we’ve received any, if you haven’t, or even if you have, please send more!! We Kelly love seeing them in the post.
On our way to the airport this morning hubby and I stopped in and got Kelly’s new batch of postcards on the wall. Which is interesting as most of these are from her herself, that she posted from her long weekend away. And it gives me a chance to snow some of you more of our beautiful state of Tasmania.
I may be quiet for a few days as I have my market meeting this week, at least one, a market to attend, a craft room to clean after the storm that went through, and all the usual family requirements. I do still read your blogs, I am just a few days, a week late, but I will get a round to it (and doing lots of ‘liking’ to share my love :-D)

Stanley.

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Smithton, where one of my sisters used to live.

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Burnie. A very industrial town.

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Table Cape.

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Campbell Town (which I have shown you before.

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Cow Art at Ashgrove chessery.

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A really nice one of Sydney from another friend.

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And the best, as its Halloween, one from Transylvania.

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Pictures, apps and social media….

Fun
Interesting
Productive
Informative
Social?!
Waste of time
Confusing

All of the above.
Absolutely.

It got me thinking as I played with another photo app to make cool cartoon pictures (damn you Metan!) which then brought this rather funny Nickelback parody to mind. Is this what we’ve been reduced to??

As you all on know, I like to take pictures. I don’t alter them, no photoshopping happens here. If I like a picture, it’s because it’s good as I took it. Any one can take a crap picture and play around and make it good. If I do feel the need to alter something – or use filters and apps – it’s for a bit of fun, to change things around a it. Not because that’s how I roll.
Back to this new app. Toon camera. Very cool.
I’ve had a play around and found a few pics that work well. I was going to show a before and after but I don’t think I will. And thanks to Hook who said he wanted more pictures, I will indulge and go nuts.
Lets start with this lot. I found that some pictures lent themselves better to being cartooned hat others. Boats I particular.

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Sneaky preview

Cows have infiltrated my Box of Photos blog.  If you would like to see what they’re up to, head over here and check it out.  Provided they haven’t eaten the flowers or scared the dog away, there should be some pretty pictures to see.

Hopefully these guys are still there, after all they can’t get away very easily.

Fish on the wall

Fish on the wall

Come for a walk with me…

Come with me, and let me show you the scenery as I take my 5.5k walk.  You have to be careful though, there’s not much room in some places to walk, and the roadkill can get quite pungent…

Turning left from my house and heading down the hill, south, towards the shopimage

Follow the road around to the right, avoiding a stop at the shop,  and watch the cows as they watch you (ok, heifer, steer, Bovine creature)image

A short distance later, turn left and heading south again, follow the long and winding road (only a few hundred metres)image

a vege garden along the wayimage

just past here, we turn left, heading downhill slightly towards the water image

and checking out lush paddocks on the way image

the start of the Esplanade, turning left and heading north for 2k (past the playground, boat ramp and old jetty at the bottom of our road) image

the second last uphill, near the end of the esplanade image

The highway, turn left here, and go for 500 mt up the hill, nearly there image

Home! Not bad, and it only took 45 mins (or 4-5 mins if you’re reading this..) image

If I fancy a shorter walk, I cut it in half by heading down my road to the esplanade and then follow this trip.  The dog usually comes on this one. He’s tired enough to not misbehave on the lead near the road by the time we get there.