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Creativity Boot Camp - Day 6

Almost half way through the Creativity Boot Camp, I can feel my creative muscles straining from all this work. What is it they say no pain, no gain. Today our prompt is fluid. This makes me think of water, I'm a typical Cancerian and love being on or in water. Over the last few years here in the UK we've not had a summer because of one particular fluid, yes rain! Today we're having quite a pleasant day, typical when you want some rain to photograph it's not there! I took this photo a few days ago when I was trying to see how close I could get to something and still stay in focus.
I also recently walked around Pugneys Country Park, they have a lovely lake with a school for teaching water sports. I always fell at my most chilled when I'm near water and the walk on this day really blew away the cobwebs. I took my camera and took some really lovely pictures, so it was really difficult to pick one but here it is.
Tomorrow I'm going to Cambridge as a day delegate to the Scrapping Angels retreat, it was something I planned last year before I knew I would be going into hospital this year. I had to cancel because I knew I wouldn't be well enough to travel. Luckily due to the volcano and the effect it had on travel the weekend was rescheduled to this weekend. I remember last year, this was the view from the dining room.
You choose which one you like for the Boot Camp I can't!

Comments

Anesha said…
Great photos, really like the last one. Have fun at your retreat. Anesha
Sharon said…
Love the rain shot. Like the way it breaks up into lots of smaller bits and pieces of reflections.
Feather said…
i think my fave is the middle one.
Then I Got Fat said…
Love, love, love the first one! So pretty. It's been raining a lot here too in Illinois, USA. It's very muggy and humid right now as we had rain at about 4 am.

I am a Pisces and love being in the water also! When we were kids I was always the first in and the last out of our cousin's pool. And I would be grumbling and groaning the hole time as I was getting out. :)
Tora said…
Great photos, but I must say I really really really like the top one, with the big water-drops.
Janice said…
Definitely the rain!

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