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Postcards from Paradise #6 Fashion Fandango

Sun sinking low in the studio,
thoughts turn to our own
fashion fandango ...
Do I go red? or gold?
Oh, the pleasures of paradise
at least for a few days!

May Day today and the return of
little house martins,
they made it
all the way

All that distance to find this little island,
this little hamlet, this little cottage,
how clever is that?

Speaking of talent, I'm in awe of the incredible skills shown by all the artists
who have so generously given of themselves
to support Rebecca in
Visit and see for yourself
Recuerda mi Corazon


Noelle Renee said…
Gorgeous color contrasts Sue! Decisions, Decisions. I love that you are thinking of fashion trends and fun, and that gold lame torso in the photograph is to die for. Stunning! The Red Hibiscus Flowers are Magnificent and as glorious as May Day should be. If I am not mistaken, House Martins are from the Swallow family are they not? Back in the 80's there was an English indie pop band (a bit marxist in tone which is right up my alley) called The Housemartins. I doubt they were hanging round the cottage though or it would not be the peaceful place you love so much. Happy May Day my dear. Thank you for your beautiful images.
Noelle x
rebecca said…
dear sue,

my cat has suddenly jumped on my desk and his head is draped across my arm. i can only type with my right hand. did you know i am left handed?
he is purring so loudly, can you hear him? i am not sure if it is the arrival of your house martins or his affection for colour and kindness that drew him so close.
but then everyone i know that knows you, feels the same!

i love you sue, happy may day!
Stephanie said…
Happy May! and the arrival of the house martins...we spotted a gold finch which always makes my heart race!
rebecca said…
dear one,

thinking of you and holding you close.
Boonie S said…
Personally, I’d go for the gold….
This is a lovely post.

All the best, Boonie
rebecca said…
i love you sue!
Monica said…
beauitful photos. excellent harmony of colours, a touch of mystery and wondering.
rebecca said…
dear one,

may this day be heart warming....
come, we are all waiting in the garden.
where there is a vision waiting for you.

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