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Boathouse Reflection

Our life is a reflection of what we allow ourselves to see and be.

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Opposites – The Daily Post Photo Challenge.

I tried to find opposites and initially felt like I was looking for a needle in a haystack digging through photos, but to my surprise, I think I managed to scrounge up several that would fit the bill.

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A ticket to Athens…

Bertha could hardly stop herself from preening in pride as the Mayor cut the tape for the new boating dock and the marble, torch statue that would be seen for miles and miles. It would blaze at night, welcoming all seafarers back to the safe harbour of their small fishing town of Little-Uptown.

Who would have thought that out of all the submitted landmark sculpture entries, that her O’Deon would be chosen? She was the cynosure of all eyes.

In a small town such as this, female artistry was hardly encouraged much less acknowledged but the new Mayor seemed more progressive.

Even when she was teased by mates for taking up sculpting classes that were male dominated, she hadn’t relented in her pursuit but learnt to ignore the snide comments like ‘Luv shouldn’t you be in the weaving class, you are in over your head,’ and the male guffaws that followed such wise-cracks.

Now the prize money is more than enough to buy her a ticket and tutelage in Athens, which had always been part of her dream.

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha

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It’s a beautiful Earth…

The Earth is made of so much beauty that most times, I feel like a greedy beggar who desires to see every part of it.

Earth, The Daily Post Prompt

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha

Getting the edges aligned. ..

Today’s photo 101 prompt has been my least favourite so far. Not quite sure why, except that I really don’t like tweaking pictures around and altering them so much, so I had to really search hard for pictures.

I always prefer things looking as natural as possible, except where unavoidable, and I am glad that I didn’t have to manipulate these ones asides from giving them an edge 🙂

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha