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Photos taken on my HTC Desire and Olympus E-1 mostly taken while walking my 10 year old rescued greyhound, Tim.
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Golden evening (again)

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Golden slumbers fill your eyes
Smiles awake you when you rise
Sleep pretty darling do not cry
And I will sing a lullabye

Golden Slumbers Lennon/McCartney
(The Beatles, Abbey Road)
17th Sep 2009, 20:04   | tags:,,

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TheOtherHalf says:

Oh WOW - now if I was one of those Highlight fairies I would be hard pressed to nominate just one of these or the previous post.......

Gorgeous.............................x

17th Sep 2009, 20:10

Twiglet says:

Wow! Sunset Tim!

17th Sep 2009, 20:11

taroma says:

Your dog reminds me of Anubis, the Egyptian god. What's his name?

17th Sep 2009, 20:20

crickson says:

Ooo - nice.

17th Sep 2009, 20:25

Viv says:

irresistable

but the lullaby was written around the 1600 mark by a Thomas Dekker

17th Sep 2009, 20:25

Caine says:

More magic. Truly wonderful.

17th Sep 2009, 20:34

TheOtherHalf says:

Yay - HL Fairies twinkled their magic dust your way.....

17th Sep 2009, 20:43

cariadus says:

TOH, thank you. Obviously the HL fairies listened to you. Thank you HL fairies :)

Twiglet, :)

Taroma, his name is Tim, short for Timber Lad. Greyhounds do look a little like Egyptian dogs, could be descendants I suppose.

Crickson, thanks :)

Viv, thanks. I think McCartney based the song on Dekker's 'Cradle Song' but I believe the words aren't quite the same?

AF, thanks. Thought you might appreciate the verse :) And thanks for the fave.

Caine, thanks :)

17th Sep 2009, 20:46

nige says:

top one, wow.

17th Sep 2009, 20:48

cariadus says:

Thanks, Nige.

17th Sep 2009, 20:50

Wendle says:

Another wow. Top 2 faved. Gorgeous!

17th Sep 2009, 21:01

Viv says:

no not quite

17th Sep 2009, 21:10

rhys says:

Oh yes. Lovely shots

17th Sep 2009, 21:19

SLG says:

Awesome

17th Sep 2009, 21:28

cariadus says:

Wendle, thanks.

Viv, I think McCartney changed the music too, don't know how it compares with the original. Dekker's lullaby is also a little similar to Blake's poem, also called Cradle Song. The medley on side 2 of Abbey Road is one of my all time favourite pieces of music.

Rhys & SLG, thanks.

17th Sep 2009, 21:35

cariadus says:

I've been listening to Abbey Road a lot lately, with it being the 40th anniversary of their break-up and all. Also takes me back to college and listening to Abbey Road while...umm... not entirely sober ;)

17th Sep 2009, 21:46

SLG says:

"not entirely sober"! what's that then ? ;p

17th Sep 2009, 21:48

cariadus says:

*Looks innocent
Let's just say it wasn't alcohol induced (not on that occasion anyway). Those guitar twirls in In The End were like catherine wheels going off in the brain :)

17th Sep 2009, 21:56

Sprocket says:

fabulous shots, can;'t wait for the weekend so I can settle down in front of the sunset with a bottle of gin and take some pics

17th Sep 2009, 21:57

cariadus says:

Thanks. Sounds good. Weather forecast good for the weekend, I think.

17th Sep 2009, 22:01

FilbertFox says:

No other breed of dog would look quite so regal in that shot. Lovely

18th Sep 2009, 14:21

cariadus says:

Thanks, greyhounds do look good in silhouette, don't they?

19th Sep 2009, 20:33

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