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Subject: [Leica] Friday* flower
From: imra at (Douglas Barry)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 18:55:23 +0100
References: <7D1DBB81A3748F93B4B1471F@Duckhaven.local><FD3E3D891D9F4417AC90593E50217706@Family> <>

Of course you're right Philippe! My maiden aunt taught botany and I just 
assumed all that plant knowledge would transmit - by osmosis - on each 
welcoming hug when she visited from the UK



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "philippe.amard" <philippe.amard at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Friday* flower

I'd rather sell as a geranium, but I'm no expert ...

Le 10 oct. 13 ? 18:18, Douglas Barry a ?crit :

> It's a begonia, I reckon. They last a fair bit here in Ireland, but  Maine 
> doesn't have a Gulf Stream to warm it, so maybe by Saturday  it'll be an 
> ex begonia.... BTW I was tempted to add begorrah after  begonia, but none 
> of us say that over here as Sonny will confirm :-)
> Congrats on the new career move, and I don't mean the Friday Flower!
> Douglas
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Reid" 
> <reid at
> >
> To: <lug at>
> Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2013 4:21 PM
> Subject: [Leica] Friday* flower
>> This is the first flower picture I've posted in 7 years.  Taken on  the 
>> coast of Maine on a calm day after a few days of North Atlantic  storms. 
>> I saw it and couldn't resist.
>> I figure this flower's goal is to survive until Saturday.
>> Taken with some whizzy Olympus Micro 4/3 thing that has an  electronic 
>> viewfinder that was driving me batshit. However, it is  actually an 
>> excellent camera and lens. No model number that I can  find -- oh, there 
>> it is. E-P5.
>> *OK, I know it's Thursday where I am, but it's Friday in Adelaide,  so 
>> nyahh.
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