Country Life by maggiemae

Country Life

There is a dryer here but its not properly installed yet so the winds of the south west blew my washing dry today! A real old fashioned washing line!

Three good things:
1. Dropped my lens cap into a stream full of writhing eels today! The good thing was it floated and we were able to catch it downstream!
2. A full moon did not tempt me from my comfy bed.
3. Avocados grow well here along with olives and grapes.
I delightful row of coloured pegs! This is the more common type of washing line here in the UK. I have anAustralian one which us fantastic & so strong but I haven't seen another like it in the UK ( we have two actually) we see less & less washing hanging out these days. If you're out at work all day so with dodgy weather it's not always easy leaving washing out all day. Eels terrify me, there were some very large ones at the Nicau cafe last time we were there a couple of years ago, they were very aggressive coming up to nip your toes & fingers.
March 30th, 2018  
Pretty view! Yikes on the writhing eels- no way I'd even go near that stream! But I'd get out of bed for the full moon. And it also sounds like there is some good eating in your future.
March 30th, 2018  
What a lovely nostalgic old fashioned scene - the washing line with all the colourful pegs except in the olden days they were just plain wooden pegs ! So good to have the south western winds to blow dry your washing . Some stunning clouds in the sky - I hope it didn't turn to rain !!
March 30th, 2018  
@happypat I want one of these lines at home! But we don't have much room and I don't want a rotary clothesline spoil the view.
March 30th, 2018  
@beryl I actually took the photo for the clouds, Beryl but no rain followed.
March 30th, 2018  
The best line out... I have one of these clothes lines and it gets your washing dry in no time... I use to catch eels when I was a kid but not so keen on them now ..
March 30th, 2018  
This makes me think of my grandmother! She had a clothesline that had a prop stick just like this one, however her clothes pins were not nearly as colorful! A beautiful photo against the green.

How fortunate you caught your lens cap down stream!
March 30th, 2018  
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Lovely clouds you've captured here. Love the washing line with the colourful pegs.
March 30th, 2018  
Don't you think line dried washing smells just the best? Love your clouds
March 30th, 2018  
Gorgeous pops of colour against those wonderful green hills. I love a washing line too.
March 30th, 2018  
@julzmaioro They are very slimy Julia as you would remember! I don't think I could even touch one!
March 31st, 2018  
@grammyn That Lens Cap has been lost and found too many times. I think I'll staple it to something!
March 31st, 2018  
Love the dark cloudless and the touches of bright colour the pegs give.
March 31st, 2018  
@maggiemae LOL! I don't even use one maybe for that reason. I read once where someone said the only thing that could scratch the glass was diamond and the chances of it breaking in any other way were very small so that is when I stopped using mine
March 31st, 2018  
I can remember those clothes lines. Fantastic scenic capture.
March 31st, 2018  
@grammyn You did?? Wow - I expect its just that a chunk of dust could divert the focus?
March 31st, 2018  
good scene, I like how the different colour clothes pins add a splash of colour
March 31st, 2018  
I haven't seen an old fashioned washing line and a clothes prop for years.
March 31st, 2018  
this is a lovely landscape and I love the row of coloured pegs
March 31st, 2018  
What fun! And oh my about the lens cap, thank goodness it floated!!!
March 31st, 2018  
I always try to peg my washing out on the line , a nice shot a vav
March 31st, 2018  
@maggiemae there is that I suppose but my camera is all one unit. it's a bridge camera. I can't take the lens off of it
March 31st, 2018  
Great image.
March 31st, 2018  
@grammyn Its not the lens, Katy - but the lens cap!...smile!
March 31st, 2018  
Cool, colorful “clothes” on the line!
April 1st, 2018  
Awesome shot
April 1st, 2018  
this is such a lovely picture. I feel like I'm there, or rather that I want to be there and have my washing blown dry by whatever breezes might be blowing.
April 1st, 2018  
My eye went straight to the pegs! Very clever pov! Lovely.
April 1st, 2018  
How Green is your valley , my mum loved to eat Eels it was an east end (London ) delicacy
April 2nd, 2018  
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