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05 November 2012

Pretty but prickly


Thistle
Isle of Skye
18 July 2012

The thistle is the Scottish emblem. The story is that barefoot, would-be invaders would step on thistles in the dark, and their subsequent cries of pain alerted the Scots to the danger.

Depending on the outcome of tomorrow's Presidential election, I may need to find something equally thorny as a safeguard.

Tech stuff: Taken with my Nikon D40, and fiddled with slightly in Adobe Photoshop Elements 11.

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