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I live in a camper van with a couple of West Highland Terriers for company.
My passion is photography but it is a work in progress.
I am always willing to share what knowledge I have and can be contacted through the comments on this post or e-mail ADRIAN
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Thursday, 25 October 2012

SUPERMAN THE SEQUEL. (25/10/12)

adriansprman1  This wonderful portrait of me is the work of Glo. I’m flattered by her kindness…..the dogs Molly on the left and Alf on the right are equally impressed.If you click Glo has sent an image at good resolution. The bulk of me is accurate if one interchanges chest and waist.  Molly did panic a bit at the sight of her dad. She said if you think we are going out with you dressed like that you can think again. She added, that she thought after six years looking after me she had persuaded me to wear my knickers under my trousers.

You can see more of Glo’s writings and pictures here at PORCELAIN ROSE . She is obviously very busy as not content with polishing me up she can also embed links into her comment replies……..I hope.

PA254483_4_5_6_7_tonemapped_edited-2    I have a view again………it seems ages since I could see across the field. The view this morning was short lived and we got caught in that norain sort of rain that soaks one in seconds.

I tried to hurry home but had my wellies on over thin socks so I kept bogging down and having to back up to extricate errant feet from the sludge without stepping out of my boots. Reversing isn’t easy. The act of de-weighting the stuck foot doubles the load on the unstuck one, the result is two stuck feet. The dogs found this hilarious and soon my progress was reduced to farce. I’m twisting this way and twisting that. Dogs trying to bite my feet and barking, I’m trying to get forward momentum without stamping on them. In the end the inevitable happened. I left a welly stranded and now have a cold, wet, muddy foot. At this time I lost my presence of mind and dragging the errant welly from the mud stuck my foot back in it. I now have a muddy foot and a wet muddy boot lining.  Not the smooth, swift progress one would expect from Superman.

I got back to the fence and found the farmers daughter leaning on the gate in hysterics. Funny breed are women.  I was really pissed and can only hope she was too. Serve her right for laughing at the afflicted.

That’s all I have to say today. You all have fun.

 

24 comments:

  1. Bob, Ha, Ha,Ha, Cheeky devil you are this was a studio shot in Kanada...Sorry Canada.

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  2. Now I just want to know what magic whitening was used on those two dogs...

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    1. Monica, They were either just back from a haircut or had been in the sea.

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  3. Glo did a marvelous job on the Superman image. Poor you and poor wellies, hope you get dried out and warmed up soon. Meanwhile I think I'll pop over and see what else Glo is up to. Hope you have a good week.

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    1. Gillian better than marvelous when one takes into account the material she had to work with.

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  4. Hi Adrian...I will have this imagine in my head for some time to come and I am in hopes this does not come to mind when I am out in the yard!! I don't want to bust into sudden uncontrollable laughter when I an out in the yard where the neighbor's would think I was as your call it "daft"...well they already think that anyway!! ; }
    Now Superman should be able to just leap and fly out of that muddy mess..or did you leave your cape at home : }!
    You are a hoot!!!
    You make a great looking superman!
    Stay out of the mud now..
    Grace

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    1. Grace, that's kind. I'll post a picture of the real me. That will give you nightmares.

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  5. I have to laugh at your exploits in the mud. I can relate as this has happened to me, as I was growing up on the farm, many times have I gotten muddy feet that way. All one can do when this happens is to get home, clean and dry your feet and laugh at yourself as one does and chalk it up to life experience. Love your Superman Header, congrats to Glo.

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    1. Horst, It is really soggy here. It has turned cold now so I'll have winter socks on.

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  6. I am having a great laugh:) Brilliant. I imagine your pups trying to bite and bark:) Ahhh....good times out in the field and one to remember:)

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    1. Chris, life is just one big game to them. I keep meaning to get into strict canine training. They are quiet in pubs and when I'm taking pictures. It is possible to train them...just as well as I often forget to take a lead for them.

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  7. Now if it was me stuck in the mud I would have fallen on my butt for an added attraction.

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    1. Red, that only happens if you don't shuffle and drag your feet closer together.

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  8. Thanks for the kind mention, Adrian, and I'm pleased you enjoyed my photoshop efforts. I had fun making it. Your must recent escapade in the muddy field conjures up more images...in fact it could become a full time job keeping up with your antics. Good for a laugh, for sure.

    Thanks for your help (and Mark's) with link placement in comments, which has cleared up my confusion, at least in that respect. To prove it, check out these seagulls!

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    1. Glo, I'll see if I can get some studio shots for you to work with. Make life easier for you and let folk see a real god. I always have had a 44" chest and used to have a 32" waist. When airbrushing it's safer to transfer these dimensions to give an accurate rendition of my current physique.

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  9. Oh that's a hoot. Our Glo is such a talent.. with a fine sense of humour.

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    1. Hilary....she is but it is all too easy to mock the afflicted.
      May your new house be free of woodworm, dry rot, damp rot, noisy neighbours, subsidence....and a hundred things that may be a detriment to your enjoyment and quality of life. Move to the cabin. It looks perfect.

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  10. No use trying to extract a stuck welly if you insist on wearing your knickers under your trousers. Glo has triumphed again with her sense of humour and graphical expertise.

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    1. John, there is little joy in walking round here at the moment. I would dress appropriately were the weather not so mild.

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  11. A fine figure of a man Adrian.
    Do you think she could work some magic on me?

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    1. Definitely Keith. We are both almost perfect specimens. A nudge with the distort tools is all that is required.

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  12. I had a hearty laugh picturing you hobbling around with a stuck welly pissed off he he he.. ;) Brilliant Superman picture. Can she also do a flying shot with the dogs? :) Great post!

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  13. oh, my goodness, what a good laugh I had at your expense! thanks for the lift in my emotions, dear friend.
    Nonnie aka Scrappy Grams

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