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Marina at Kettering, Tasmania, July 2007
vintage from Australia 8 Apr 2009, 00:55
Good seascape
idleye: Thanks vintage
I've been enjoying your voyages with zed & aussie but as I said earlier have had too little time to properly drop in to add my two penneth worth.
This was a strange spot - the Kettering Hotel - I made the mistake of asking for a coffee instead of a beer (it was before lunch) but the "coffee"(?) was undrinkable. Anywhere else in Tassie the food, beverages, service were fantastic.

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Ellie from England 8 Apr 2009, 22:59
It's nice to see the sculpture in the foreground, it adds perspective
idleye: Hi Ellie, thanks for dropping in. The shot was one of those laid on a plate - a bit over pretty - but all the elements were there (except a drinkable coffee!) The Kettering Hotel is going thru hard times and about 10-15 years ago a new owner engaged a swiss (I think) scupltor to do something with all the big very old and decrepit macrocarpa trees around the hotel - so the sculptor carved the tree's trunks and boles (the lumpy growths on tree trunks) into characters from Alice in Wonderland - it is sort of 'wonderful' becauser there are just so many carvings. I have some other photos of these but they aren't particularly that good but I will try to post a couple when I have some more time. He did the mermaid and also a very cheeky take on Michelangelo's David as a surfer dude.

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