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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Stone Houses of Chrissiesmeer

 one the original Stone houses of Chrissiesmeer, with a newer addition 
(note brickwork) and other detail below ...
these are mostly abandoned - at the time I visited I was unable to ascertain 
what is intended with these old homes, which surely 
qualify for heritage status.  It would be wonderful to see them restored and used.
 I have soft spot of old homes, buildings, structures - so am inclined to want to a 
capture their beauty, even though they look worse for wear - it's as if feel I need to
record a memory in their honour!?    These just spoke volumes, still standing 
proud and steadfast, with their weathered detail and colours - 
amidst wild grasses and solid large oak trees ...
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Copyright 2010 Gena D Images and {Gena D Photography} for thinking aloud

4 comments:

Firefly said...

Its really sad to see these kind of places fall into disrepair

Donnie said...

Your photos are really gorgeous. But your words were powerful. Happy Outdoor Wednesday.

Kim, USA said...

This is gorgeous!!! Love it!
Outdoor Wednesday

Carol said...

Beautiful. I love the last one.

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