Posts Tagged ‘spaghetti’

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,

it would be a merrier world.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

The trek to Wales begins tomorrow so there may be no blog posts for a few days! There will definitely be photographs taken though, and if the wireless at the place we’re staying is good enough then there shall be a blog at the end of each day. I hope to find some amazing landscapes and beautiful views.



Today’s photos are simple, but tasty! Spaghetti Bolognaise which, I’m told, is not traditionally made with Peppers but we choose to use them anyway!

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“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.”
― Sophia Loren

In keeping with the still life theme from yesterday, I raided the cupboard and found pasta. It’s not all that photogenic when you first look at it, but I decided to get a bit creative to try and improve matters slightly.

Where there is Pasta, there is almost certainly hungry dogs. Buddy found that he loved pasta when it fell out of the cupboard a few months ago and he worked hard, bit by bit, to bring each piece to his bed and consume it.

Star was keen not to miss out on what Buddy was consuming with enthusiasm, and she has taken a liking to pasta too. Although she’s only allowed a piece. The challenge, for the dogs, is picking it up – because it’s ridiculously difficult to handle!

With a slight orange filter, I removed most of the glare that came because it was sunny and the pasta is fairly light coloured. In between fending off the hungry animals, I shot a few more images with the macro lens which seemed to work fairly well.

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