The cactus from which the zillions of tiny spines came, that have plagued my life for a week now. Beautiful and deceptively gentle. NOT. I took cuttings as I wanted some for my garden, and I thought the looked festive and cheery – help me get some semblance of seasonal cheer….

We can but try.
Fujifilm finepix S1500, macro, auto settings
Pingelly Western Australia

I like to play. I find joy in small things and moments where the edge between conscious looking and subconscious seeing becomes soft enough for me to be there for a moment.

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  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful color Lou, I love the detail you captured!

  • Thank you Kim! This image reflects my Christmas season much better than the ubiquitous snow scenes…..Funny how even my kids just made Christmas cards for their teachers with snow men…..weird!

    – LouJay

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordabout 5 years ago

    Lovely composition and vibrant colours LouJay :)

  • Thank you Trish! Merry Christmas!

    – LouJay

  • madworld
    madworldabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous image, beautiful colour happening here, well done

  • Thank you so much for your feedback! Much appreciated!

    – LouJay

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyabout 4 years ago

    did you have this hidden, lou? I must have missed it – great entry in the Christmas challenge :)

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