Thursday’s Special : Patterns

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Patterns made in the sand by man with the wheels of his vehicle.

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The ancient marks and patterns made by the Aboriginal people to tell their stories and map their journeys.

Then there are all the beautiful patterns made by nature. The ripples and reflections on water.

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The ocean creating its impressions of the waves.

Zig zags created by the ocean

Zig zags created by the ocean

Then the collaboration of man and nature to delight us with the patterns in these artistic beds of flowers.

Beds of colour

Beds of colour

Finally as the sun sets over the ocean it paints a blood-red pattern across the waves.

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I believe we create our own lives. And we create it by our thinking, feeling patterns in our belief system. I think we’re all born with this huge canvas in front of us and the paintbrushes and the paint, and we choose what to put on this canvas.

Louise L. Hay

Paula’s special challenge this week is to find patterns in our world.

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20 thoughts on “Thursday’s Special : Patterns

  1. What a beautiful and diverse collection of patterns. The ripples would have to be my favourite, but only by a neck. Still waiting to see if T has school on Tuesday.

  2. I like the first one best. Reminds me of the lifeguards patroling the beach when I was a kid……

    • You have called it Cindy. Those tracks were made by the life savers going down to the life saving stations.

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    Wow, what great photos. I particularly like the one of the wave in the water. Can’t wait to see more.

  4. You did a great job here, Pauline 🙂 I can get lost in all of these patterns.

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  6. Great”pattern!

  7. beautiful gallery of patterns! I like L. Hay’s words. so very true! have a great weekend 🙂

  8. I love these patterns! 😀 Just beautiful xxx

  9. I love to see the patterns that are all around us!,

  10. Love the Aboriginal one 🙂 🙂

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