June 7, 2011
A wonderful carousel of images ! This is what my camera, a Sony Cybershot DSC-W5 has offered me for almost six years. Now it is tired of this kaleidoscope of pictures from here, there and further. We were a good team, I think, always close, ready to point and shoot. Sadly it is no longer so. My camera is beyond repair and will rest now.
Until I get a new one I will post pictures from the past months and years. During a recent Spring cleaning, I was happily surprised to see how many pictures deserved to be brought to light. Sony did a good job indeed ! I look forward to sharing with you some of my earlier pictures.
As I was walking along the Yarra River in Melbourne, this ancient carousel was waiting to turn and turn with the music during a big festival. Its decorative panels looked like alpine landscapes. Maybe they were painted by a European artist longing for home ?
A poem for you. Can you remember the music of your carousel, wherever it was ? I remember the accordion, lots of it !
I saw a carousel which went through the sky
With its beautiful horses, its planes and nacelles
And thousands of children of all colours,
Thousands of children laughing happily.
Turn, turn, carousel,
All around the world and show to everyone
That happy children have all the same light in their eyes.