Monday, August 10, 2009

MY WORLD ~ 38 A Country Idyll

Although it is still winter and not spring, flowers
bloom and lambs are arriving



sheep gaze out from behind the boles of the trees



and gracefully graze on the grass that is green



deigning to glance at me as I pass.



Across the road a change of scene, what goes up



soon comes down as well



the race for the meals on wheels gathers pace



a perfect time to check on the herd and newborn calf



while the dogs are marching homeward bound after
checking the boundaries all around.


All pictures like being enlarged, so do the animals!

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Thanks to the MY WORLD team for keeping up this
wonderful meme

46 comments:

  1. Such lovely scenes. Thank you for sharing.
    Sunny :)

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  2. Lovely - as you go into Spring we go into Autumn, and so the world keeps on turning.

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  3. Such a beautiful day! I'd love to be out walking amongst those sheep in the early spring sun!

    Here, we are incredibly hot. Edward is lying on his bed here in my office. Face down, spirits down!

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  4. This looks idyllic indeed.

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  5. Oh, Arija! What a beautiful peaceful world! Your photos are superb, as always and I love all the animal shots! Nothing like a really early spring!

    Have a great week!
    Sylvia

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  6. "Meals on wheels" - I like it! btw what makes Spring? A date on the calendar or what is happening outside? My jasmine is flowering right now - is that spring here?

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  7. Hi Arija. Good to see the country so green for you now!
    Loved the flowers...interested to hear that yours are similarly flowering out of order...I think some of ours are too!
    And absolutely delighted to hear that you got to hear David Helfgott play...good on you!
    Could I possibly be first on your comments today..surely not.

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  8. I absolutely love these photos!!! The first one and the last one are great, but I truly do love them all.

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  9. Beautiful countryside. It has that spring feel to it.

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  10. Heavenly virtual wanderings, so relaxing to view

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  11. Beautiful pastoral images, they make me long for the country :)

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  12. What idyllic views. I could just gallop up that lane!

    You are coming into spring, here is harvest time, and just a tinge of autumny feeling in the air.

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  13. Sometimes I wish our winters were like yours, especially after well over 100" of snow! Love the sheep.
    B.

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  14. Delightful prose and pics. It sure looks like spring is on its way.

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  15. I love your world.

    And I'm looking forward to fall and winter in my neck of the woods. Soon, now.

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  16. What a huge place you've got! The beauty of nature is so vast. I did click to enlarge and saw the newborn....so cute.

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  17. Beautiful shots. It looks like spring is coming your way soon. Everything is so green.

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  18. I love this series of "a day in the life of" photos. They are so peaceful and natural. Thank you for sharing.
    Smiles

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  19. ...all of those little lambs are just a beautiful sight--the cows as well! Love the beautiful bird in the BPW post!

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  20. I loved your post today, especially the what goes up must come down pics. Cute!

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  21. Beautiful country scenery. It is nice to take a stroll there and just relax and destress.

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  22. Thanks for sharing your idyll and al those lambs.

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  23. It is indeed a beautiful country idyll. I enjoyed may wander around the farm!
    Janice.

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  24. Lovely early spring photos for you. Very pastoral. Thanks for coming by---and yes, you remember more when you bounce memories off of one another. Thanks for stopping by. I now have some Japanese music to listen to on my blog.

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  25. That's right - you're gearing up for spring as we're expecting the fall. What lovely, bucolic photos.

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  26. Hi Arija, lovely Australian pictures as always accompanied by a great text. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. What beautiful countryside you have. Lovely photos of the animals and especially the one looking down the road. Great depth of field. How green everything looks now. I wonder why the animals are getting Meals on Wheels when there is so much green grass around. Maybe it is a suppliment?

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  28. AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH! This is such a beautiful place. A perfect place to soar. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way you view the world. You are my favorite photographer!

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  29. Arija: That was a neat trip around the farm.

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  30. Wonderful world we inhabit! Thanks for visiting My Muskoka!

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  31. You are a great artist in photography! Thank you for the lovely views! Hello to you from Austria! Stay well! kri

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  32. Arija, you are such a wonderful story teller.
    I always enjoy the way your beautiful photos lead us into the world you are describing...

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  33. Lovely! I agree with what Weaver of Grass says.Seasons..ever turning!

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  34. What a LOVELY day in your world! It's so GREEN ... and the herds roaming free make for a calm scene. Love the idea of 'meals on wheels' ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,

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  35. I love the rolling hills and gnarly trees of your farm!

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  36. Arija, it truly is a country idyll! Love photo number 3 with the tree and the sheep. It almost looks like New England in the US!

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  37. Great country scenes. I like the last one with the woman walking her dog on the road. Nice capture!

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  38. Those grasslands remind me of scenes from 'Sound of Music'. Thanks for sharing those lovely pictures.

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  39. Wow - so lovely and green, even during winter!

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  40. My collie is not allowed to look at these photos, he would try to herd the sheep. Lovely series of photos!

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  41. Arija,
    I appreciated seeing your agrarian landscape. The animals and the scenery are beautiful.

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  42. lovely photos you got here...beautiful scenery too! have a nice day Arija!

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  43. What wonderful photos of idyllic world!

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