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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 28th August, 2018)

Fallen Tree

Fallen Tree
In Ince.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Joanne on 28th August 2018 at 09:24

Flow Photo might be of interest to local photographers:

The new national competition invites both amateurs and professionals to submit their images on the theme of water. Deadline for entry Mon 5th Nov at 5pm


Comment by: DTease on 28th August 2018 at 09:53

If a tree falls in the Cut and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Comment by: Mick on 28th August 2018 at 12:30

Joanne the Canal & River Trust are just after some free photos
It wont make a sound DTease it will make a splash.

Comment by: DTease on 28th August 2018 at 13:05

A silent splash Mick?

Comment by: Poet on 28th August 2018 at 13:46

The tree would produce vibrating air waves but without ears to convert them into sound there would be no noise perception of it.
Or perhaps things exist independent of our senses.
" There are more things in heaven and earth Horatio that are dreamt of in your philosophy".

Comment by: Veronica on 29th August 2018 at 09:39

Dad's Army on patrol.....!

Comment by: DTease on 29th August 2018 at 16:03

It was down by the Cut that I hoped to keep growing
When one summer's day the wind came a-blowing
My hopes for the future now seemed a bit rash
I was quickly uprooted and came down with a splash
Now my leaves are all soggy and my branches are dripping
I'm flat on my back and a hazard to shipping
Things don't look good, my prospects are dwindling
But at least I'll get dry when I'm turned into kindling.

Comment by: Philip G. on 29th August 2018 at 18:37

I get your drift Veronica: "Don't Forget the Diver", in which Pte. Frazer was sent sallying down a river, disguised as a log.

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