As I arrived home on the weekend I was greeted by a cacophony of sound the intensity of which I hadn’t heard before. There, high in the trees behind our house, against the odds, was an eagle tearing apart a crow that it had just caught, surrounded by an angry army of the bird’s extended family. Those of you who have seen Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Birds will relate to the scene I witnessed, spellbound I might add, with other neighbours in the street.
How different from the Birdsong I posted just a week or two ago.
If you have never seen Hitchcock’s film here is the 1963 trailer:
You may never look at birds the same way again – be warned.
Daily Prompt: Today, publish a post based on unused material from a previous piece –a paragraph you nixed, a link you didn’t include, a photo you decided not to use. Let your leftovers shine!
Perhaps this image doesn’t truly qualify as not a single sandwich was leftover. However, the image itself is indeed a leftover
, as it was one that I had thought of using for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition
in January, but never did. Some meta detail: the sandwiches were egg and tomato, cucumber and cream cheese and smoked salmon and cream cheese.
This painting from a few years ago, like Express Yourself, is all about sweeping motions creating an imagined landscape that could be described as somewhat dreamy…maybe!
“I couldn’t wait any longer and have assumed that our suspicions were correct and that you have indeed been followed. When I arrive I’ll wait in the lane beside the bookstore as planned. Perhaps it would be best if I dispose of the yellow hoodie and become a little less conspicuous. I hope you make it and we can finally stop being in transit all the time.”
to be continued…
City Planners: If you could clone one element from another city you’ve visited — a building, a cultural institution, a common street food, etc. — and bring it back to your own hometown, what would it be?
Who wouldn’t want the Musée d’Orsay around the corner?
Paris, do you know how lucky you are?…Eh!
Found in the sand of a Tunisian beach many years ago and with me ever since…
Daily Promp: Finders, Keepers?