Rusty relics of war

By ColleenA
Good morning from a sunny Cape Town...
A big thank you to Jukka for his UA for my image yesterday and to everyone of you for your votes and comments.

Todays image is rather time to reflect on the ravages of war. I visited The War Memorial on the Salford quays in Manchester with Angela. They do not cover a specific war but cover past and present wars. The lead image today is a rusty part of the Twin towers in New York followed by a few of a car that was bombed in Iraq.
The building is interesting and a work of art in itself, have nice abstracts I will upload at a later stage.
have a nice Friday...its a Public holiday here...Woman's day...hopefully I get coffee in bed but its not looking promisingGrin

The 4th Ashes test starts hubby wondering if the weather will save England again from a potential lossGrinGrin
An update after last ball of the day....England cricketers had a bad day at the officeSad

Tags: General War museum Salford quays

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
9 Aug 2013 6:52AM
Wonderful rusty relics, Colleen, and have a good Woman's Day, hope you get that coffee Wink Carol

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S_Psharma 5 1 India
9 Aug 2013 6:57AM
Outstanding images v6 is bestfor me.
9 Aug 2013 7:08AM
A public holiday in honour of women? That's wonderful. My fingers crossed for your coffee in bed. Nice buttered croissants would be nice too.

ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
9 Aug 2013 7:12AM
Sorry Harriet and Carol...I had to resume duties and get out of bed to make coffeeSad
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 7:31AM
Not heard of a day for women before...sorry you missed your coffee in bed!
this set of images sprang Mick into mind....he is going to go 'green' with envy Colleen
a good set and interesting too
more from London?
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 7:32AM
Very poignant images Colleen. Hope you get that coffee???WinkWink
9 Aug 2013 7:47AM
Wonderful set of rusty images!
9 Aug 2013 7:53AM
Fine collection of rust Colleen,
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
9 Aug 2013 8:21AM
Only a potential.............and the rain might arrive sometime over the weekend..........which will save the Aussies a bashing................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 8:25AM
have a good woman's day ...
What actually is it celebrating ???
Sad,but beautiful in its own dramatic way! Tongue Well done colleen! ----- Jukka.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 8:31AM
Superb set of image, excellent textures and tones

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
9 Aug 2013 8:33AM
Some fine abstracts which will no doubt have Mick dribbling in his cornflakes Grin Enjoy your day, Colleen, I'm sure hubby will have something lined up (during the lunch or tea break!! GrinGrinGrin)

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
9 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Good morning from a sunny but freezing Swellendam Colleen !! I never spoil my wife - she may get the idea I love her and then begin to take liberties !!Grin I think this set of images are superb and very thought provoking. A great idea - well done !
9 10 10 England
9 Aug 2013 8:47AM
You put me to shame Colleen - you've visited places I didn't know existed. Great photography.
As for the other combat starting today! I'm just going to enjoy.WinkWinkWink
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
9 Aug 2013 9:04AM
Lovely Colleen ! V2 has wonderful light and is super sharp..................nice one Smile

9 Aug 2013 9:12AM
Great images Colleen....and we only just touched the tip of the iceberg with photography opportunities....there's the roman settlements, the medieval quarter, the high end shopping quarter, the banking quarter, the urban just have to visit again....soon! Angela
CHRISB911 12 54 1
9 Aug 2013 9:15AM
a great selection, keep these great images coming
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 9:51AM
An extremely harsh reminder of the devastation cause by war and terrorism...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 10:12AM
A strong set of images, it's so sad to think that in this age we cannot all live happily with each other instead of causing such pain & suffering to mankind, sorry you didn't get you coffee in bedSad,

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 10:48AM
Wonderful abstracts from what sounds like a very thought provoking images from the War Memorial.
Enjoy your women's day.
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:10AM
Some great abstract images Colleen,Smile a sad reminder of what the implications of war are.

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
9 Aug 2013 11:26AM
I have never seen rust before Colleen that has such a tragic story to it.
A hard hitting set and rust with historical importance !!
Thanks for showing.
debu 8 India
9 Aug 2013 12:00PM
Glad to click 30 on this,Lovely set of images.

Quote:You put me to shame Colleen - you've visited places I didn't know existed. Great photography.
As for the other combat starting today! I'm just going to enjoy.WinkWinkWink

I'm with Joan Colleen GrinGrin... However re the cricket, I am with your husband... go the Aussies !! GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 12:44PM
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 12:55PM
These relics are to educate us about the futility of war, who really wins in the end? While I appreciate that some good has come from some conflicts; if it was the Politicians who had to stand in a field and fight rather than the youth of a nation, wars would have ceased long since.

A great set of, as Herman, put it thought provoking images.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
9 Aug 2013 12:59PM
A sad story, Colleen, but a fine collection of rusty relics here Smile Enjoy your Woman's Day! Grin
Trev Smile
9 Aug 2013 2:03PM
A fine set of images that are a poignant reminder of some of the terrible atrocities of very recent times.
Well taken and well presented, Colleen.

9 Aug 2013 2:33PM
Interesting images Colleen.

Jenny Smile
9 Aug 2013 4:52PM
Wonderful set of images
Mike_Smith Plus
10 487 1 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 5:16PM
Cracking set of pictures Colleen, the cars don't resemble anything like one here. A sad reminder of what went on with the twin towers too
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 5:42PM
Very interesting rusty set ColleenSmile
6 3 8 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 6:02PM
Very interesting set of images. A very sad reminder of the horrible things that have happened in the last few years.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
9 Aug 2013 6:20PM
A Great set of Rusty images,and I knew that Mick would love them.
Hope you've enjoyed your daySmileSmileSmile
9 Aug 2013 8:33PM
Wonderful rusty set Colleen.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
9 Aug 2013 8:45PM
A fine series of thought provoking images Colleen. A very serious subject.GrinGrin
9 Aug 2013 9:00PM
A very poignant set of images Colleen.

Well captured

xwang 9 56 8
9 Aug 2013 9:02PM
Good use of the light, wonderfully taken, nice colour and texture.
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2013 11:20PM
I looked at the images before the title or write up and was thinking that they were pieces of modern art. An emotive set.Wink

9 Aug 2013 11:57PM
Great set Colleen. Cathy
10 Aug 2013 8:26AM
A cute set
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2013 7:00PM
Spectacular rusty images! Each well deserving a solo show! Excellent! IB
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Sep 2013 9:00PM
v1 is a terrific abstract and well worth the highly desired Mick Bee award!
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
7 Sep 2013 6:54AM
So, this is what is meant by 'moving' images.
Great impact in the way you have recorded them, Colleen.
We live in troubled times.

Quote:However re the cricket, I am with your husband... go the Aussies !! GrinGrin
Lynette GrinGrin

What happened, Lynnie? I've forgotten the result.

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