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Leftovers Recipe

Whenever I decide to clean up my Aperture libraries, I always find some photographs I considered to post but I didn't. Not that I didn't like those ones, rather they were not quire right with the blog post I was writing at the time. Last year I posted the blog called Director's Cut that includes various images from the film roll I shot, although I regreted my choice of the title as it wasn't really a director's cut.

This time I went back from recent to rather old albums while ruthlessly deleting the photos which I consider as a failure, I come up with a small set of photos which I like to share. Even while I'm typing this sentence, I haven't got the title of this post. Whichever you see up there would be my final choice.

Also, I will also try to give a title to each photograph as they don't have any friends to sit together, and I rarely name them anyway due to the laziness, this would be fun for me. Please enjoy :)
However, it's extremely diffi…

Saint Patrick's Day - BW 2013

Some more shots from Staint Patrick's Day this year and I do like them in black and white. Such a chaotic chess it was but a great fun for a family. Love birds. I see you! I'm so over this ...
All the images were taken with X100.

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Saint Patrick's Day 2013

So, it was Saint Patrick's Day in Sydney and a fact-learning day for me personally.

One. Four leaf clover is not a symbol of Ireland. It's rather mythically associated with Ireland as St. Patrick used the three leaf which is commonly known as the shamrock, to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans.

Two. The harp is the symbol of Ireland. The story dates back more than 1000 years and you might find better place for details. Although the most obvious sign is the logo of the Guinness ale - even it's horizontally inverted, is the same harp as the official symbol of Ireland. Shame on my ignorance as Guinness has been my favourite beer for last 10 years and still I've never wondered about the meaning of the symbol. Honestly I didn't even know that it was actually a harp. I need to get a couple of bottles to give a good look at it now.

And Three. The green hat is originated from a mythical creature in Irish folklore called, 'Leprechaun' and it's n…