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25th June 2014

Photo with 67 notes

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
~George MacDonald~

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

~George MacDonald~

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17th June 2014

Photo with 93 notes

Lethal beauties…
Bell-shaped and ruffled, gracefully waving and lovely under the sea
~Margaret Atwood~

Lethal beauties…

Bell-shaped and ruffled, gracefully waving and lovely under the sea

~Margaret Atwood~

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14th June 2014

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Against all odds…

Against all odds…

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5th June 2014

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The national characteristics…the restless metaphysical curiosity, the tenderness of good living and the passionate individualism. This is the invisible constant in a place with which the ordinary tourist can get in touch just by sitting quite quietly over a glass of wine in a Paris bistro.
~Lawrence Durrell~
 

The national characteristics…the restless metaphysical curiosity, the tenderness of good living and the passionate individualism. This is the invisible constant in a place with which the ordinary tourist can get in touch just by sitting quite quietly over a glass of wine in a Paris bistro.

~Lawrence Durrell~

 

Tagged: ParistowerEiffel TowercityarchitecturenightlightsEuropeFrancebeauty

5th June 2014

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And the wand-like lily which lifted up, As a Maenad, its moonlight-coloured cup, Till the fiery star which i its star, which is its eye, Gazed through clear dew on the tender sky
~Percy Bysshe Shelley~

And the wand-like lily which lifted up, As a Maenad, its moonlight-coloured cup, Till the fiery star which i its star, which is its eye, Gazed through clear dew on the tender sky

~Percy Bysshe Shelley~

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29th May 2014

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We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.
~LeAnne Taylor~

We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.

~LeAnne Taylor~

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17th May 2014

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The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
~Friedrich Nietzsche~

The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

~Friedrich Nietzsche~

Tagged: birdseaglesoaringflyingnatureanimalsiewflightfreedomlandscapebeautystreamriverreeswilderness

10th May 2014

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I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree
~James Douglas~

I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree

~James Douglas~

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30th April 2014

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The Inuit people believed that Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) were torches of their ancestors who lit the path for the souls of the recently deceased, so that they may make it safely to the other side. 

 

The Inuit people believed that Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) were torches of their ancestors who lit the path for the souls of the recently deceased, so that they may make it safely to the other side. 

 

Tagged: lightsskynightnight skyAurora BorealisNorthern Lightsnaturebeautylakecolourscolorfulblazingstarsreflectionsicewinter

25th April 2014

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It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.
~John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga~

It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.

~John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga~

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23rd April 2014

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There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
~George Carlin~

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.

~George Carlin~


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22nd April 2014

Photo with 61 notes

The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains is great news for stupid people

The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains is great news for stupid people

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9th April 2014

Photoset with 174 notes

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9th April 2014

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April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.
~William Shakespeare~
 

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.

~William Shakespeare~

 

Tagged: outdoorsnaturelandscapespringflowersplantsbloomingbeautypondblossomsgardeninggarden

24th March 2014

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Autumn Dreams by Robin Halioua. Absolutely beautiful play of light and shadows

Autumn Dreams by Robin Halioua. Absolutely beautiful play of light and shadows

Tagged: lightsshadowsfirst lightsunrisemountainsfoothillsnaturehillslandscapebeautysunlight