Posts Tagged With: Canary Islands

WEE

 

“It takes a long time to become young.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in La Palma, the Canary Islands in November 1994.


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THE PATH FROM THERE TO HERE

 

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous,
leading to the most amazing view.
May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”

 

~ Edward Abbey ~

 

000-the-path-from-there-to-hereDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on La Palma, the Canary Islands in 1994.


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MIGHT HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE

 

“When the last tree is cut,
the last fish is caught,
and the last river is polluted;
when to breathe the air is sickening,
you will realize, too late,
that wealth is not in bank accounts
and that you can’t eat money.”

 

~ Alanis Obomsawin ~

1972

 

000-might-have-made-a-differenceDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in La Gomera in November 1991.


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KITTEN

 

There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.”

 

~ Albert Schweitzer ~

 

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COLOURFUL CLARITY AND CONFUSION

 

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
 
 
~ Jean De La Fontaine ~

 

000 colourful clarity and confusionDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Gomera in November 1991.


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A SIMPLE TRUTH

 

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong.
What we have called matter is energy,
whose vibration has been so lowered
as to be perceptible to the senses.
There is no matter.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

000 a simple truthDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a recycled flower bed taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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THE EVENT HORIZON

 

“The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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THE CANVAS

 

“To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old,
that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old,
that is perhaps something.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Canary Island La Gomera in November 1991.


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THE BURDEN

 

“The burden is light on the shoulder of another.”

 

~ Russian Proverb ~

 

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THE MAGIC OF SHADOW AND LIGHT

 

Today is World Photo Day.

 

 

000 the magic of shadow and lightDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Gomera in November 1991.


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SHADOW AND LIGHT

 

“There is strong shadow where there is much light.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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LITTLE LION

 

“If only cats grew into kittens.”

 

~ Robert A.M. Stern ~

 

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NEON NIGHTBIRD

 

“A photographer is like a cod,
which produces a million eggs
in order that one may reach maturity.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

000 neon nightbirdDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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PARADISE LOST

 

“Innocence plays in the backyard of ignorance.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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VULVAR GEOLOGY

 

“Soft as the earth is mankind and both need to be altered.”

 

~ W.H. Auden ~

 

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BLACK CLOUDS

 

“The reason the Christians have murdered on such a vast scale
and killed anyone and everyone in their way is purely and simply greed.”

 

~ Bartolome de las Casas ~

(1474 – 1566)

 

000 black cloudsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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ALICE’S REVENGE

 

EDIBLE, adj. 
“Good to eat, and wholesome to digest,
as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake,
a snake to a pig, a pig to a man,
and a man to a worm.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

000 alice's revengeDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the sea floor taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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SWANSONG

 

“Far away in the west the sun was setting and the last glow of all
too fleeting day lingered lovingly on sea and strand…”

 

~ James Joyce ~

 

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DRAGON TREE

 

“Only someone who is ready for everything,
who doesn’t exclude any experience,
even the most incomprehensible,
will live the relationship with another person
as something alive and will himself
sound the depths of his own being.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

000 dragon treeDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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THE SHELTER

 

“The evolution of the brain not only overshot
the needs of prehistoric man,
it is the only example of evolution providing
a species with an organ which
it does not know how to use.”

 

~ Arthur Koestler ~

 

000 the shelterDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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