The Grim Raker

By woolybill1
Mrswoolybill in the garden. The shape beside her shadow is our 22-year-old Flymo.

The operating handle of the Flymo had broken a few moments before, so perhaps the title should really describe me as The Grim Mower.
Except to say that Moira, who controls the exchequer at Woolybill Towers, had just learned how much the replacement mower would cost, had every right to look grim . . . Though the new Flymo has a grass-collecting box, so there will be no raking at all from now on.

The secrecy of our holiday destination is paramount. I want the world to know that my security is better than Harry's, while I can assure you that Moira's security is infinitely better than Kate's: I have it from the horse's mouth that no photos of the Crown Jewels will appear, for which you will all be extremely grateful Wink

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract Humour Saturday shadows

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Comments


15 Sep 2012 8:50AM
This is well good love the shadows, great title for this one.
Gary

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
15 Sep 2012 8:51AM
Fits the remit perfectly, but I wished I'd seen this before I uploaded mine TongueGrin GrinGrinGrin for the write up.


Dave
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
15 Sep 2012 8:54AM
you need to invest in a goat!! WinkGrinGrin
netta1234 Plus
4 335 2 Wales
15 Sep 2012 9:00AM
A good shadow shot
NettaSmile
tony64 12 204 9 England
15 Sep 2012 9:04AM
Brilliant!Grin
15 Sep 2012 9:10AM
Love your title................GrinGrin
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2012 9:14AM
I'm pleased you have your holiday shots well tied up Bill WinkWink
A splendid capture for the Saturday theme
Helen
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
15 Sep 2012 9:15AM
Who would have thought that shadows could be so photogenic ~ a special composition.

I like the thought of the paparazzi stalking the Woolybills Wink

Albert
Woolybills on the run, watch those cameras you never know where they might pop out, and I'm not talking about your fruit of the loom. excellent Bill good fun well captured.

John
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
15 Sep 2012 9:32AM
A great and horrifying title

Peter
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
15 Sep 2012 9:48AM
Good shadow shot and great fun with the write up.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
15 Sep 2012 10:03AM
Love the image and the write up Bill! GrinGrin


Ken
jdinne 13 16 England
15 Sep 2012 10:30AM
Excellent.......

John
danbrann Plus
11 616 17
15 Sep 2012 11:12AM
hat's a canny old rake you have Bill......
15 Sep 2012 11:22AM
Funny! - having been overseas working for most of the last 6 summers I mowed the lawn for the very first time this summer, quite tactile and rewarding....then I did it the 3rd and 4th time, and it was less so.....Steve
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
15 Sep 2012 1:03PM
With apologies to Maura, I thought it was one of the "weebles" people.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2012 1:04PM
I certainly have been out of the loop, in what appears to be a rather exclusive club of Saturday Shadow Followers. A very creative and well captured image, probably the best of the shadowily bunch so far.

Regards Nathan
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
15 Sep 2012 1:13PM
fAmiliar
carper123 Plus
4 914 8 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2012 2:40PM
Fantastic piece of creativity and a wonderful title, not very scary thoughWink, Great use of light and colours, pov perfecto.
Well done, Bill.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
15 Sep 2012 3:38PM
Love this Bill, made me chuckle.

Best Matt
15 Sep 2012 5:09PM
Great title and image Bill.

John Smile
1881 4 India
15 Sep 2012 7:34PM
Lovely shot.
--------------------------- SANJEEV
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2012 8:19PM
I'm enjoying these Saturday shadows, lots to look at today.
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2012 9:04PM
Looks like the Green green grass of home, we are off on holiday, lets fly moTongue, Peter..
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2012 12:00AM
Good shadow, great humour!
KateGrinGrinGrin
16 Sep 2012 9:47AM
I like this bill.
Excellent use of shadows.

David
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Sep 2012 6:16PM
Wonderful shadows and title Bill, not surprised to see you rake in so many votes for this one
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
17 Sep 2012 5:10PM
Not only a great shadow but a creative title as well.
-=\Walter
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 3:50PM
Oh I missed this one Bill!! SmileSmile How did I manage that - I'm off to look at my diary to see where I was at the time. It's classic!! SmileGrin
Ann
PS - mystery solved - we were in Yorkshire! Anyway, I'm so glad I've found it now (in Danny's Award Gallery...)!! Grin

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