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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Au(some)stralia Day!

"I love a sunburnt country...
A land of sweeping plains...
Of ragged mountain ranges ...
Of droughts and flooding rains."


"I love her far horizons...
I love her jewel sea...
Her beauty and her terror...
The wide brown land for me!"

Hope you had an Awesomestralia Day!  Even if you aren't Australian!!


That is actually only the second verse (and the most well known!) of a very famous poem called
'My Country' by Dorothea Mackellar.
Full poem here.
I love this poem so much... I truly feel it...
I am a child of many cultures and and countries... I pledge allegiance to the world but Australia is my home...


It seems that I'm always leaping and celebrating when I'm wearing this dress!
Have only just realised that the last time I photographed this dress was... here!

14 comments:

bollywoodstylediaries said...

How can you jump so high?amazing!! the wide, expansive background is perfect with ur post. Happy Australia day to you to!!

Ninjagaiden78 said...

I like your pics in the red dress.
Nice.

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CHECKS AND SPOTS said...

Jump for joy! What effervescent photos...I love the first one in particular..

Also wanted to say thank you so much for your comments on my blog re. Miranda Kerr. You have such a witty and insightful take on things...I loved hearing your thoughts and opinions...so, thank you for taking the time to share your ideas with me!

Have a wonderful weekend
x

Prutha said...

hot hot hot outfit... u totally rock it hunny

Veshoevius said...

Oh! Your lovely photos so full of life and sunshine made me homesick - Happy Australia Day to you! (Albeit belated).

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Wow!!!
Fashion Panache now Sells!!!

Vintage Vixen said...

Happy belated Australia Day, my dear! I thought of all my lovely Aussie blogging sisters enjoying their day in the sunshine.
Love the contrast ofthat glorious red dress against the lush greenery and of course your awesome flexibility. xxx

L1L2 said...

rang de basanti dusk style:) your pics are so fun that it beats the cold here... like that you are a citizen of the world!

Vinda Sonata said...

great pictures of you as always, D
i miss you. how r u? hope everything's great in your life
and the red dress in this post is so far my favorite of all the dresses you've shown in your blog.
the cut and the color suits you.

p.s. you're such a cool person yourself!

Polka Princess said...

You look like "life" itself dear......so vibrant & enthusiastic!! :)

Cheryl: Oh to Be a Muse said...

you look wonderful here. i'm actually watching the Australian Open right now...and one day I will visit Australia!

Did you go to the Open at all?

you look amazing in this dress. thanks for the lovely words on my blog!

Oh to Be a Muse

Tamanna said...

Haha I was going to say the same thing about your dress and your lepas nad jumps! :)

Anyway, didn't read the entire poem but that quartet is really inspiring me to read the whole thing asap.

I'm sure you had much more fun! And you look lovely as usual! :)

Taj Acosta said...

I love the first picture! It made me smile, I feel like jumping up like that right now with the day I am having! deep breaths girl! You are lovely as always! hugs -Taj

beingdena said...

its such a gorgeous dress that it deserves to be worn in celebration.