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Which "Winter's Tale" pictures do you like best ?

Nige2Plots
1 (0.8%)
aelf
19 (14.6%)
tosca100
1 (0.8%)
Annen
1 (0.8%)
Spana
9 (6.9%)
Thrift
1 (0.8%)
ANHBUC
14 (10.8%)
compo
1 (0.8%)
New Shoot
4 (3.1%)
Daamoot
4 (3.1%)
rugbymad40
3 (2.3%)
surbie100
7 (5.4%)
Yorkie
5 (3.8%)
leelee
0 (0%)
sarajane
0 (0%)
Kate and her Ducks
4 (3.1%)
MJS
16 (12.3%)
GrannieAnnie
13 (10%)
spottymint
0 (0%)
Shoozie
10 (7.7%)
jmc1949
1 (0.8%)
mumofstig
1 (0.8%)
Growster
9 (6.9%)
grinling
6 (4.6%)

Total Members Voted: 43

Voting closed: January 24, 2013, 12:00


Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale" - VOTING NOW CLOSED

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Aunt Sally

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Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale" - VOTING NOW CLOSED
« on: November 27, 2012, 17:35 »
Voting is now OPEN
and will end on 23rd January 2013 at about 1:00 pm
You can vote for up to 3 photos.




"A Winter's Tale"

Don't forget to put a description with your photo!


Prize Any of our paperback books or if you've got them we'll sort an alternative out!

A very open title which can cover anything that tells the story of WINTER !


This competition will run until 15th January 2013 - with voting open to members for one week after that date.


The simple rules:

  • You can enter one photograph into the competition which should be no more than 640 pixels wide.
  • It can be anything you want that is related to winter.
  • It should be accompanied by a short title and some description.
  • The competition is open to all "Full Members" i.e. those with more than 50 posts.
  • At the closing date we will add a poll for members to vote on and the most popular photo will be the winner.
  • The winners will receive a prize as listed above and the winning photo may be placed in a permanent photo gallery along with the best runners up.
  • Closing Date for Entries: 15th January 2013 when voting will be allowed by all members for a week.
   
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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2012, 19:10 »
The Ability Garden in it's Winter Coat.
Not a great Photo but it's all I've got and someone has to go first.



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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2012, 12:53 »
Picture entitled 'In the Bleak Midwinter'

I took this in the depths of winter, December 2010, close to home. We don't often get snow, being near the coast, but this was 'A good ol' packet of snow' as my Granny used to say  :)



It was an eerliy quiet and beautiful afternoon and whilst I took the photo I was, appropriately, humming 'In the Bleak Midwinter' by Christina Rossetti (1872):

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
In the bleak midwinter, long ago.

It was one of those rare, spritually uplifting moments  :)
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There's more comfrey here than you can shake a stick at!

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2012, 15:07 »
Bonnie lab and her ball.

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2012, 13:37 »
"Teasels" in our allotment's bee garden

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2012, 21:04 »
When its cold, wet and dark by 4 o'clock,best thing is to call it a day, come in and relax by the fire. :happy:
OH said he'd had enough by then as well :)

 

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2012, 16:15 »
A wintery December view from my kitchen window which lasted for a few minutes before changing completely.

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2012, 00:48 »
Took this photo near Newtonmore, Highlands in December 2009 it was -15C.  I was amazed by the beauty created by frost.

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Bagpuss RIP 1992 - June 2012, 1 huge grass carp (RIP "Jaws" July 2001 - December 2011), 4 golden orfe, 1 goldfish and 1 fantail fish (also huge)! plus 4 Italian quail, 1 Japanese quail, 1 Rosetta quail.

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2012, 11:13 »
 Max worn out from chasing imaginary snow monsters, taken 2 years ago i think.

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Politicians are like nappies - they need changing for the same reason

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2013, 19:02 »
I've got nothing from this winter as yet as it seems to have been universally wet, but this is my favourite snow picture from a couple of years ago.

It shows Arnie my agave as a snow flower.  Sadly the contrast of desert plant and snow was not a happy mix and he gave up the ghost after this but I have 2 offshoots which are just as evil and spikey  :D



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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2013, 11:36 »
A Collie winter:
an ideal way to spend a snowy day - March 2012
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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2013, 11:46 »
The first Snow of the winter in December 2012.

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Enjoying the traditional ways and values of life.

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2013, 12:38 »
Winter in Oslo...looking a lot like Narnia  :happy:

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2013, 18:31 »
Title:

A quiet interlude.



(Unfortunately not my plot)
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days all attack me at once...

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Re: Competition #20 "A Winter's Tale"
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2013, 19:06 »
Big Ben

We went ice skating at the Natural History Museum Christmas 2011 and I took this as we got off the tube at Westminster to have a go on the London Eye

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