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Saturday, 19 March 2016

Sepia Saturday 322; 19/03/2016


... I can hear the new-born lambs bleating and my very being cries out "Spring". Following that load of nonsense I had better extend my apologies to Sepians everywhere and get down to business - 

Love, whose month is ever May,
 Spied a blossom passing fair 
Playing in the wanton air.
W. Shakespeare; Love's Labour's Lost  Act 4 Scene 3 


Yes, we are ready for the cooler season and I am looking forward to it. 

Back to some long gone spring days.



I have a Photo from around 1976 ; An ewe had twins and she accepted only one. One of the babies had to be bottle fed,  (Where is this darn photo?)


 


My youngest daughter had always a love and special touch for birds or animals.
There was always one who needed special care and she was the one to provide the love and care.

It was a time when colour photos were new and nobody wanted  to take photos in sepia or  black and white.

Photos Ts

12 comments:

  1. These are such a sweet photos. I really like the one of your daughter and the duck. A wonderful expression on her face.

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  2. Lovely choices for the theme. Spring and Autumn too are seasons of change, which I think inspires artists more than the other seasons of extremes.

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  3. My son was the same with caring for animals! He was devastated when he killed a ducking with love (squeezed it too hard).

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  4. What a sweet photo of your daughter and duck. I bet she would have taken care of that little lamb. Darn that mother sheep anyway! How dare she!

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  5. What a sweet and adorable photo, for great memories for years to come!

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  6. Both are lovely photos. I wonder if the one little lamb was sickly to begin with? That might account for the mother not feeding it. The photo of your daughter with the duckling is adorable.

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  7. Those lambs are so tiny and sweet. It's always sad when a ewe rejects one of her lambs. Thank goodness your daughter was there to help!
    --Nancy. (ndmessier @ aol.com, nancysfamilyhistory.blogspot.com)

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  8. I agree with everyone else, that is a lovely photograph of your daughter with the duckling and flower. You can tell the other photo is from the 1970s from its faded colour.

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  9. cute photo of daughter and duckling

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  10. How wonderful that you have these pictures to look back on :)

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  11. Both photos are delightful, and I really like the Shakespeare quote too.

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