# 7 of 7 Day B&W Photo

It’s the last day of the 7 Day B&W Photo challenge but don’t think you’ve seen the last of me 😀

“Since when,” he asked,
“Are the first line and last line of any poem
Where the poem begins and ends?
Seamus Heaney

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Imprisoned –

me in you

you in me

Thank you all for your indulgence and patience – wish you all a wonderful weekend 🙂

For links to the previous posts click here:

Day 1 

Day 2 

Day 3 

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

 

# 6 of 7 day B&W Photo

Ganesh

The worst feeling isn’t about being lonely but about being forgotten by the person whom you can’t forget.” Anonymous

That’s rather sad isn’t it? But then life is all about perspective isn’t it?

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Have a great day 🙂

For links to the previous posts (and to read about the challenge) click here

Day 1 

Day 2 

Day 3 

Day 4

Day 5

 

 

# 5 of 7 B&W Photo

Day 5 of the 7 day 7 B&W challenge no people no explanation – you can read more about it here: Day 1 Day 2 & Day 3 & Day 4

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“I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.” Muhammad Ali

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Hope you liked the photo and thank you for visiting. If you wish to join the challenge, be my guest! thumbs up

 

Have a wonderful day 🙂

 

# 4 of 7 B&W Photo

For those who have just dropped in, I am doing the (self) modified version of the 7 day 7 B&W photo challenge. Today I have chosen to present the photo of an old building zoomed through the trees from the sixth floor. It reminded me of an aging desolate and lonely character and somehow prescient of many a future.

20171125_130456.jpgAs we age, aching and hurting from our myriad life experiences and fading memories of the idealism, passion and enthusiasm of those days, we take it upon ourselves to advise and guide youngsters.  Often we are the ones who enchain them and weight them down and restrain them from reaching higher.

But as Charlotte Brontë wrote in Jane Eyre: “I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.

How true!

Similarly I cannot help but agree with H.L. Mencken  who said: “The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

This is quite in contrast to the general prevalent notion (at least in India) that the older generation knows best and youngsters should always defer to their superior sense and sensibilities. But having crossed the hill I think I can safely say that this is definitely not true. We have also bumbled our way through (I know I have!) and often have not learned anything worthwhile on the way. And it is just by pure luck that we have reached a position where we consider ourselves worthy and deserving of the privilege of handing out notes and tips on how to live life.

Possibly with disastrous consequences.

It is my belief that have-been players, should stay in the shadows, watching, willing to offer support but only if asked for. The youth, like us, must be given the freedom and scope to make their own mistakes, chart their own paths. And perhaps most importantly stop living our lives vicariously through our children.

Does that mean it is our kismet to wait in the sidelines, waiting for someone to drop in and grant a moment of their time? On the contrary!

Now is the time to dust up those forgotten memories, brush up hidden hopes and desires and live life as we once wanted to.

No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short (edited) list of people who accomplished great things at different ages

1) Issac Newton wrote Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica at age 24

2) Albert Einstein was 26 when he wrote the theory of relativity

3) J.K. Rowling was 30 years old when she finished the first manuscript of Harry Potter

4) Martin Luther King Jr. was 34 when he wrote the speech “I Have a Dream.”

5) Mark Twain was 40 when he wrote “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, and 49 years old when he wrote “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

6) Suzanne Collins was 46 when she wrote “The Hunger Games”

7) Charles Darwin was 50 years old when his book On the Origin of Species came out.

8) Dr. Seuss was 54 when he wrote “The Cat in the Hat”.

9) J.R.R Tolkien was 62 when the Lord of the Ring books came out.

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I plan to be the 10th on the list 😉 Or will you beat me to it? 😀

On your marks

Get set

Go!

I am not challenging anyone but do feel free to join in if you so wish 🙂

Just in case you wish to visit the earlier posts on this challenge, here are the links:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Thanks for visiting and your lovely little note 😀

#3 of 7 B&W Photo

It’s Day 3 of the no explanation no people 7 day B&W photo challenge. Simple right? But me being me – I had to go and complicate it 😀

I never knew anybody . . . who found life simple. I think a life or a time looks simple when you leave out the details.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Birthday of the World and Other Stories

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Right left

straight

up down

and

sideways

she tried

her hand

at everything

believing

knowing

that one day

even fate

would give in.

Thank you Orange for nominating me – people please do check out her awesome blog and selection although I have to confess this one is my favorite and not just because it breaks the rules 😉

If you are worried and upset at having missed my earlier posts on this challenge here are the links 😀

Day 1

Day 2

Have a great day and see ya tomorrow!

#2 of 7 B&W Photos

Okay so I am participating in the (modified) 7 day 7 B&W photo challenge. And if you visited that post you may have noticed I over-spoke in a no-speak post yesterday so I will spare you the chatter today and go straight on with the photo.

“If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.”      Dan Rather

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“The only journey is the one within.” Rainer Maria Rilke

Until tomorrow then but before that please mark your attendance in the comment box waiting

And also linking to WPC – Transformation. All photos have been transformed to B&W 😀

#1 of 7 B&W Photos

Hello friends what’s up? All good one hopes 🙂 I’ve been drowning in guilt the last few weeks slacking off on my blogging duties worried. To atone for my laziness, I shall post non-stop for the next 7 years months weeks days. rolling on the floor

You should have seen your expressiondevil

Anyway not my fault – Rekha the artist par excellence, photography buff and a budding storyteller nominated me for the 7 days 7 B&W photo challenge.

But relax! It’s just one photo per day with the following rules:

  1. Post seven black and white photos of your life, on seven days.
  2. No people.
  3. No explanation.
  4. Challenge someone new each day

Ever since I discovered my creative bone winkingI have begun to chafe at rules and regulations. Besides, after all these years of toeing the line, I think it’s time to live it up, break some noise don’t ya think? party

20171125_122537.jpgWarm bright sunshine on a chilly morning at a friend’s garden. By the way can you spot Scoobie?

“Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.”Paul Terry

My challenge is to you dear readers – leave me a comment big grin Come on be a sport, it really isn’t as tough as you make it out to berolling eyes

And if you wish to join the challenge be my guest! thumbs up

Until tomorrow.wave

Oh well fine, if you insist:

20171125_105958.jpgThere’s Scoobie big grin

Have a happy happy Sunday!

And also linking to WPC – Transformation. All photos have been transformed to B&W 😀

Day 2 here.