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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

This is an idea for a Thread that works something like this:-

I post a photo, then anyone posts one of their photos that reminds them in some way of the preceding image.

It could be subject matter, location, color, composition, theme, or any other association...

Comments (on the photos themselves) are welcome, and I will certainly be 'reviewing' as many of the images as I can.

For this to work you need to respond to the photo immediately preceding yours, as responding to photos further back in the Thread would break the continuity of free association.

Hey Ho, Let's Go!

David Sillitoe ~

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Stealth. by The Guardian on Flickr


Photo - David Sillitoe
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tom_gifford says:

Barbican 08

Nice idea, I'll take the plunge...
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Tim Bow Photography says:

Concrete Lightning
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Peter Hodge says:

Indoor sports centre, Wellington

Yep, cool idea...
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

Looking good already!

Lisa
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Yebisu1 says:

Nice idea.

5. Akiba
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MarkPearson1 says:

IMG_4965_edited-1.jpg
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Geraltyna says:

Step by step
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David Cameron's shoes ~ by The Guardian on Flickr



David Cameron's shoes.

David ~
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Lastien says:


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puppkin says:

new shoes

It doesn't take long before we get to the kittens!
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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Here's another kitten!

ECA-8 - Portrait with a strawberry
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Tim Bow Photography says:


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nlavelle2001 says:

Friendly Puffin, June 2010
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Gitte Morten says:

Bird, via Martin Wade by Gitte Morten

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Larking About says:

This is a fun idea - its interesting to see how quickly it went from architecture to dead birds!

Why did the pigeon cross the road ....?
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Gitte Morten says:

Day 361/365 by Gitte Morten

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huffee says:

Jam
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Lee Welton says:

Silverstone 2
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

This is going rather well - so a big 'Thank You' to all posters, let's keep it going...

David ~
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Gitte Morten says:

Day 322/365 by Gitte Morten

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Yebisu1 says:

okachimachi
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devonteg says:

after the rain... (explored)
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Duncan Darbishire says:

Inside Kauri amber by Duncan Darbishire

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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Marmalade, I like marmalade - Louisa's psychedelic breakfast
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puppkin says:

clementine ice cube
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rogerodoherty says:

Green and red by rogerodoherty

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MarkPearson1 says:

20110403 East London 251_edited-1.jpg
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Lee Welton says:

Don't Forget The Lube!!!
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from a 2 b says:

Postcard home - Cinemascope!
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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Pink and pink
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nogger says:

Donkeys
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freddie.brown says:

Watergate3 by freddie.brown

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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

Your picture's the missing link here Mr nogger...

David ~
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pete.holmes says:

toes
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Tim Bow Photography says:

Sunlight

Its too late here now so im off to bed!
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

flare by The Guardian on Flickr

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Gitte Morten says:

Day 71/365 by Gitte Morten

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Ian D Nolan says:

Rock on - Mary Jane band at Beggars' Fair by Ian D Nolan

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MarkPearson1 says:

"Rock"?
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MarkPearson1 says:

The Strokes
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Ian D Nolan says:

"Folk Rock" not a good enough link to "Standing Stone?"
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rogerodoherty says:

Kelvin Busher - The Fast Company by rogerodoherty

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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

@Ian D Nolan - it's all about Free Association!

As long as it's explicable, it's good enough for me...


David ~
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Gitte Morten says:

Black and white week #2 by Gitte Morten

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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Warm
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GethinThomas says:

Toasted Tea Cake
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Ian D Nolan says:

Optimistic Peacock by Ian D Nolan

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maxine moss says:

party7
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Gitte Morten says:

Day 283/365 by Gitte Morten

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Peter Hodge says:

Briefing the ballboys, Miramar v Petone, 7 May 2011
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Gerry Greer says:

Jacks Cars by Gerry Greer

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Ian D Nolan says:

Live Steam by Ian D Nolan

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Gitte Morten says:

Day 199/365 by Gitte Morten

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maxine moss says:

mouse
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SabineThoele says:


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Lee Welton says:

Modfather
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SabineThoele says:


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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

Right, anyone care to summarize the last dozen associations..?

Some of them are definitely beyond me ;)

David ~
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maxine moss says:

ah, well with mine, the cake reminded me of a party.
And the tiny bus shot just reminded me instantly of the look of my mouse shot, possibly not free association enough!
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

Makes perfect sense to me ;)

David ~


'For this to work you need to respond to the photo immediately preceding yours, as responding to photos further back in the Thread would break the continuity of free association.'
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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

. . . so . . . back to the game :-)

Circle of friends
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Ian D Nolan says:

Blue Circle revisits Bluebell, 2010 by Ian D Nolan

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Gerry Greer says:

DSC00464 by Gerry Greer

circle?
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Gerry Greer says:

Ian how you going to get the van crashed into the postbox into this one?
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Lee Welton says:

Books
Books with tea
Teacake
Cake
Kids Party (happy sign in background)
Happy
Miserable little brats
Child
Big and small
Small
Small animal
Animal
Animal tail
Hand (bit loose maybe?)
Circle of hands
Circles (I'm guessing)
Circle/Blowing
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Gerry Greer says:

group of kids then a single kid Lee, the link was kids. You are thinking too hard lol.
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Lee Welton says:

Doh! Ha ha.
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Pat Gregory says:

picture 5 street seller two Bubbles
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

@ Lee - that's clarified a few things, thanks!

David ~
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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Making bubbles
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R o b e r t M says:

Bubbles and Bump
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gill harle says:

bubble girl
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rogerodoherty says:

Inner city wisdom by rogerodoherty

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Gerry Greer says:

Masks by Gerry Greer

Smiles, laughs?
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Gerry Greer says:

doh missed it
sorry.
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Peter Hodge says:

Not little brats, Lee, just miserable.
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R o b e r t M says:

Anti-Riot
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R o b e r t M says:

This should be interesting :)
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Pat Gregory says:

no. 4 Treatment 2-down in the mouth
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The Guardian on Flickr is a group administrator The Guardian on Flickr says:

Thanks to everyone for a great first day!

Who knows what tomorrow may bring...

Signing off, for now ;)

David ~
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Ian D Nolan says:

More direct than "Circles" - as the engine's nameplate says, it's called "The Blue Circle."
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nogger says:

I blame Flickr for the missing pink link (hopefully fixed now). Anyway, here's some teeth.

Megarange
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MarkPearson1 says:

Cobbles
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McTumshie says:

London Bridge (3)
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Ian D Nolan says:

(1) Re-enactor

Lister petrol loco + Home Guard re-enactor by Ian D Nolan

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Tim Bow Photography says:

Wake Up
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Peter Hodge says:

Fisherman, Breaker Bay
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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Let's go fishing!
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overthemoon says:

waiting for a catch
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Tim Bow Photography says:

Sulphur Trees
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YesBut says:

Red route
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rogerodoherty says:

light on leaves by rogerodoherty

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Fig tree - Italy. by The Guardian on Flickr

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SabineThoele says:

Fatsia japonica
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puppkin says:

drop on leaf
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Ian D Nolan says:

Begonia by Ian D Nolan

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louisahennessysuɹoɥƃuıʞıʌ says:

Drops of tea
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Ian D Nolan says:

Taking Tea at Kingscote, 2010 by Ian D Nolan

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rogerodoherty says:

Jenny and Fluff 2 by rogerodoherty

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