Daily Prompt; Flawed

With the absence of the Weekly Photo Challenge (7.13pm GMT) yet I am quickly suffering from withdrawal symptoms, and hence am having a go instead at the appropriately timed Daily Prompt; Flawed.

The prompt suggested by Michelle W, asks what is your worst quality, in itself a contradiction. If it’s a quality, can it be a ‘worst?’.

In some ways my love of photography is my worst quality. As Mark Twain is incorrectly quoted ‘Golf is a good walk spoiled’, my family and (often Wilson) would say that me bringing my camera ruins a walk as I spend my time taking photos, and therefore according to them this means I am not enjoying the walk… But I am, I am just not participating in the walk in the same way as they are, but I love our walks!!

Having discovered the world of blogging I finally have an audience for my photos. I used to embarrass my children by putting loads of photos of them and me on Facebook, but the theme-driven approach to blogging is enabling me to present my photos old and new to a much more appreciative group!!

Below is a photo of me, taken by a fellow lover of photography during our trip to CERN in Switzerland, my quality of having a camera in my hand a huge amount of the time clearly on show!

Camera in hand as usual, CERN, Switzerland,

Camera in hand as usual, CERN, Switzerland,

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About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)
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15 Responses to Daily Prompt; Flawed

  1. Barbara says:

    I really am a fruitcake at the moment, I blame the pain medications! Yesterday was Thursday. I spent the whole day on the lookout for the Weekly photo challenge which comes out on Friday!!!

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  3. Leanne Cole says:

    I think my family would agree with yours Barbara.

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  5. Al says:

    I’ve always said that taking a picture is a very private moment. No one will ever be able to duplicate it again. Not at that moment in time. It belongs solely to you.

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    • Barbara says:

      It’s funny, I have no idea what I was taking a photo of. (Oh dear I can hear my mum… never end a sentence with a proposition… I have no idea what it was I was photographing… ok mum?) We were in CERN, and we were seeing the ATLAS detector in the LHC 100m underground…. I was excited πŸ™‚ This was a cleverly taken candid photo of me, but it could have been taken at any point through the trip!

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  6. Al says:

    Your mum is absolutely right. A preposition is never a good word to end a sentence with.

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    • Barbara says:

      😦

      No it isn’t!

      Though my children both think its a silly rule, I still get really uncomfortable reading sentences that end with prepositions and I have to correct them!

      I don’t know how you wrote that without an apology straight afterwards!!

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