A Cloak of Invisibility

Once I inadvertently spotted the first one, my mind became acutely awaremy eyes opened and I began to see.

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” ~ Jonathan Swift

A simple stroll across the yard to dispose of  kitchen garbage, led to a number of textured finds that I wasn’t looking for.

I’d forgotten about the photo challenge and my mind was on other things.

The day had begun with a very early start that had followed an exceptionally late night.  

I’d finally finished clearing up after a long and noisy family lunch, the daughters with their children had waved their cheerful goodbyes and I was feeling tired. Disposing of the garbage bag was my final chore before a much needed and much wanted return to my bed.

Lowering the lid of the bin I turned around and saw it, I bent down to have a closer look and spoke outloud “What an unusual texture!” and then I remembered the photo challenge.

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A Fungus Find

Returning with my camera, my find was immediately ‘snapped’. Absorbing my familar surroundings as though for the first time, I noticed other interesting textures that I pass but never see.

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A Cobbled pathway leading to the bins

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A  leaf devoid of life

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An old stone wall complete with one of the oldest living organisms 

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Concrete stuck to the side of the cement bucket

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The old watering can

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An old bench in need of TLC

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The grandson’s discarded rugby ball that missed the bin!

Article published in response to the photo challenge ‘Texture

9 thoughts on “A Cloak of Invisibility

  1. gc

    Could you have discovered the missing Faberge egg Susan. That was my very first impression when I looked at that first photo. The texture and the acuteness of your photographic insight to capture such things is always amazing. Thank you. xx

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    1. A Faberge egg? Stranger things have happened I imagine! This particular one had smaller ones around it, I’ll show you the photo later. Thank you so much for your complimentary comments love, I always appreciate your input xx

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