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05 Oct, 2007

A little tour of the things I love – fifth stop

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Oh! Things!|Photography

a murder of  (cast-iron) crows

Our crows have been here before, but let the record show I adore them just as much as the day we brought them home.

This one is inspecting a giant pine cone.

It’s hard to tell by this photo, but there is a bunch of candles there behind the fireplace screen. I love the light they give off. Why don’t I light them more often?

2 Responses to "A little tour of the things I love – fifth stop"

1 | porter

October 5th, 2007 at 9:17 am


I LOVE your crows.
Light you candles tonight!
I have ‘fancy’ tea cups/saucers and I let the girls drink their ‘tea’ everyday from them…along with silver tea spoons…it gives me such pleasure.

2 | Kim

October 9th, 2007 at 9:27 am


I am in awe of those crows, so much so that I want to be you so I can see them daily… Okay maybe not so much but I am in love with them! :) They are awesome!

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