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WHAT IS THIS?

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Time, I think, to tease some of the people who stumble in here.

I’m not going to go all cryptic like I did on that mangrove question. But I am going to ask you for more than a one-word answer.

What is it?

I was back in the water yesterday. Brrr! Lovely sunshine, but that South Easterly was nasty. Yes, even in a heated pool. I did think about a wet-suit.  Then I thought the Michelin Tyre Company might sue for breach of copyright! 🙂

Is your town twinned with another city? Our twin is Matsuura, in Japan and the school where I do the occasional stint as “helper” has just had a visit from a group of Matsuura students.

I spent the afternoon folding origami shapes. Lots of laughter and some very creative folding from some of the children. Moi? Not so much! I have perfected one or two folds, but I have a looong way to go in this field.

My origami crane. Sub-titled: don’t give up your day job!

Actually, I haven’t had a “day job” for a long time. The last place where I was on the payroll was a vineyard.

Which reminds me…it’s almost Happy Hour chez  Dinahmow… I’ll leave you with a small amusement to make up for my lack of witty content.  Take it away, Mr. Laurie…

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Author: dinahmow

A New Zealander, currently living in tropical Queensland,Australia (with 2 cats and one Main Man).Old enough to remember George VI, white tennis balls and life-before-television.You want more? Read the blog!

20 thoughts on “WHAT IS THIS?

  1. Have you:
    1. Been branding sheep
    2. Scorching army blankets
    3. Spilling coffee on your linen tablecloth
    4. Composing Rohrschach tests
    5. Dropping bromine from a pipette on to a map of the Sahara?

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  2. 1. Been branding sheep not today
    2. Scorching army blankets never
    3. Spilling coffee on your linen tablecloth not recently
    4. Composing Rohrschach tests not for years
    5. Dropping bromine from a pipette on to a map of the Sahara? huh?

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  3. How about finding the shadow of the front end of a very large spider – – –
    That Fry clip is gold!

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  4. So the shadow part is right….?

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  5. I’ve surfaced to read my favourite blogs – so many favourites. It does look like a blurry spider but knowing you it’s probably something entirely different. Love your new toy, should be required equipment for me too.

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  6. So it’s the front end of something….?

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  7. Yes. You and Archie should get together. 😉

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  8. animal, vegetable or mineral?

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  9. I’m stuck on a spider. A statue? Not a real one? Look, it’s 7:19 a.m. here and I just can’t do any better than that.

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  10. The spider in “Miniscule”. Yes, I am addicted to that show 🙂

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  11. Are we allowed another go? (Well, 6th go in my case.) Could this spider be associated with a particular brand of champagne?

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  12. I’ll never guess in a million-zillion years. Is it an origami something?

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