Everything around me seems to be ugly, so I make it into an advantage. You couldn’t shoot this in civilisation. Here’s pretty much a proof that things are falling apart and everyone is dead.

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Posted by Mara Eastern

I'm a sardonic blogger, snapper, scribbler and rhymer; a virtual space invader who indulges in cheerful negativism, morbid self-deprecation and bleak humour.

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  1. You should see how things are where I live…

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    1. I’d love to see. Maybe you could take a few pictures for the blog?

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      1. I would like to, but I fear it would be too depressing. Besides, I don

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      2. I would like to but I fear it would be too depressing…Besides I don’t know one end of a camera from the other and my first instinct would be to want to subvert the rectilinear support…

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        1. Ha, if taking pictures is not your thing, you’re excused then, though it’s a shame. I’d love to see something from where you live.

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  2. It does look a bit gritty but some sunshine will cheer the place up. Those red doors are nice. ❤️👍🏻

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    1. The red doors are my favourite, but I wouldn’t want to live behind them!

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      1. No. Gaaaah!! 😵

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  3. Lizl's Quiet Spaces Journal 04/10/2017 at 4:47 pm

    Gorgeous series

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    1. Thank you! I’m trying hard to find some subjects to take photos of in this rather unphotogenic place where I live…

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      1. I had exactly the same problem where I live. Well, except for a heron visiting the local mini lake. And then I bought a macro lens…

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        1. Macro is so awesome! I have macro extension tubes myself but forgot how to use them. I’m only slowly coming back to taking photos as a hobby after a year or so of not taking any because I just couldn’t be bothered.

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  4. I still see the beauty in the grit, Mara. I think these are great photos.

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    1. I’m a huge fan of the gritty, when it’s the right kind of gritty 😉 Thank you for your lovely comment!

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  5. Photos are great – so full of character and lived-in-ness 🙂

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    1. Aw, thank you so much, I love your new word, “lived-in-ness” ❤

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      1. I had a moment of brilliance. I quite like it myself too !

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