Four Out of Context

I had a couple of things I had to cross of the ‘to do’ list this morning, but Cee demanded I take my camera too, so I could shoot her something new today.  I obliged, naturally, but as Cee also demands only three, or perhaps four shots, that’s all I can show you.  I’ve called the little series Four Out of Context – but that’s not quite true, because they were shot today, close to home, and are snapshots of a couple more things I love about Sri Lanka.

If there’s a corner, there’s sure to be a shady tree – or put another way, if there’s a shady tree, there’s sure to be a tuk tuk!

It’s not just French and Italian farmers who beautify their fields.  Here, at the bottom of the hill, one of the farmers has planted a row of bright Zinnias around his field of ripening paddy.

Amarasiri needed to refuel, so we stopped at the petrol shed.  Beside us was a perfectly clipped Ixora hedge just coming back into bloom.

And finally – captured just before the gathering storm became insistent we head for home – a tree in the new park they’re building near Parliament, just to the northeast (yes, I know, it’s in the water – I promise I’ll put our tree and the new park into context soon!).

Pop across to see the remaining leaf (and late autumn flowers) Cee posted, and view other challengers.

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37 thoughts on “Four Out of Context

  1. How you saved yourself with that last statement… a tree on an island, to become a park, near parliament… that could have conjured up all sorts of hilarious comments… maybe Cee should think about a challenge like that….

  2. Pingback: fun foto challenge: photograph something new « my sweetpainteddreams

  3. You have made me so fond of Sri Lanka. I will also miss her when you leave. I just noticed that you have a count down going on at the bottom of the page. It is very real now.

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