WHAT’S MISSING? by Stuart Hyde - shpics October 14, 2013 Places, Uncategorized andalucia, photography, photos, spain 27 Comments Another cold, wet and dismal English morning……. The closest I’m going to get to a sun-dappled Andalusian courtyard and the scent of basil is looking at this photo…… You know what’s missing? I AM !!!!!! (sob, whimper, sob). All Images Copyright Stuart Allan Hyde. Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related David Hall October 14, 2013 at 12:51 pm Nice composition and those chairs look so inviting 🙂 Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 14, 2013 at 1:01 pm They’re crying out to be filled by my backside…. I don’t know who I’m most sorry for..them or me? Reply scillagrace October 15, 2013 at 1:21 am My very first thought:….um, a roof? I gotta stop being so literal and get back to being creative. Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 10:10 am Oh dear you are in a pickle…………….. I am sending trans-Atlantic, whooshy, swirly, vibey, creative waves in your direction… Breathe’em in Scillabuddy, breathe’em in…. 🙂 Reply scillagrace October 15, 2013 at 11:04 am Feeling better already – Thanks! 🙂 Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 11:16 am Splendid…and be assured, even though the process is exhausting, I will continue to transmit on an hourly basis while still maintaining my virtually constant vigil, (breaks for beer, biscuits & bowel movements), poised in front of laptop screen waiting patiently for your return to cyber-space. scillagrace October 15, 2013 at 11:18 am I did post last night…have you noticed yet? Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 11:22 am Whoops…Must have been while I was getting drunk & eating biscuits.. Or maybe when……. No..Sorry…Best not to go there. I shall visit forthwith… 🙂 suppressorexpress October 15, 2013 at 11:14 am Love it! you made longing for something actually funny, now when i look at pictures of destinations i wish to be, i shall not see the glass half empty, but be positive in knowing that one day i will be the missing thing from that landscape thanks for making me smile, chantelle Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 11:18 am Hey Chantelle, nice to hear from you….. If you’re smiling, I’m smiling…. 🙂 Reply Helen Cherry October 15, 2013 at 8:32 pm I could sooooooooooooooooo do with a bit of Spanish sunshine.. thanks for reminding me…. grrrrrrr Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm You and me both C-Bomb……. Blighty can be really pants! Reply Helen Cherry October 15, 2013 at 8:44 pm well excuse me but you have been there for AGES ! Stuart Hyde - shpics October 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm Seems like I’ve been back for years! The golden hue of my washboard abs has already faded to the normal mildewed green… Elizabeth Krall October 16, 2013 at 10:49 am I had a moment like you describe, in February 2009, standing on a Tube platform at Bank Station. Outside it was cold, and dark, and damp, and singularly miserable. And then my eyes focused on the ad on the wall opposite: a Qantas airliner banking over Sydney harbour on a perfect blue-sky summer day. What was missing? I WAS!! So I moved back to Sydney. Thanks for reminding me of that moment. 🙂 Gorgeous light in this photo, BTW; it glows. Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 16, 2013 at 10:53 am An almost literal example of a ‘watershed’ moment…. 🙂 Reply stephanieeagan October 18, 2013 at 11:34 pm Stumbled across your blog today and this is the first pic I decided to view. Now I feel like I’m missing from that photo… 🙂 Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics October 19, 2013 at 12:35 am Well there’s two chairs so I wouldn’t mind you popping in.. if you don’t punch my face.:-) Reply stephanieeagan October 19, 2013 at 2:29 am Ah, that’s very kind. Now I must research what type of hot beverages are customary in Andalusia so i can bring a pot of something with me to share Stuart Hyde - shpics October 19, 2013 at 9:36 am No hot beverages allowed……Andalucia is the home of sherry… so maybe a pitcher of chilled fino and a plate of deep fried pigs ears….(Pretty much what was consumed on the last Shpics visit to this particular courtyard). “Pigs ear anyone?) 🙂 Bia's November 14, 2013 at 6:44 pm This one invites me to pack my bags and get a plane to the South…nice picture! Reply Stuart Hyde - shpics November 14, 2013 at 7:15 pm Thank you…and if there’s any room in your bag I’m only 5’10”. 🙂 Reply Bia's November 14, 2013 at 7:18 pm Difficult but …not impossible ;)… Stuart Hyde - shpics November 14, 2013 at 7:21 pm I’d just need a few weeks notice to do some stretching exercises, maybe a bit of yoga…at the moment I cant even touch my toes so the average suitcase might be a bit beyond me. 🙂 Bia's November 14, 2013 at 7:31 pm I was thinking about …the vacum bag..;) Stuart Hyde - shpics November 14, 2013 at 7:33 pm I’m too full of hot air..It would never work. Bia's November 14, 2013 at 7:42 pm (Y) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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