Friday, October 23, 2015

Fillum Friday

Here are a few very short clips taken in Surfers Paradise.

What are these tree bands? They are decorative at night. Can't say I thought much of them.




I wish I had recorded this a little longer to identify the song, but I recall it was quite good.



Creepy little fellow and he could do with some meat on his bones.



The clock hotel, where I had a $12 steak, has a......what do you call it, an animated mechanical clock amusement thingie. I never heard the same tune twice from the clock. You may not able to see it but the bells do get struck. Of course any age that appears to the hotel is fake. There is very little that is old in Surfers Paradise, yours truly excluded. Sorry about leaning against the traffic light pole and the consequential crossing warning signals. I have to keep my hands steady some way.



19 comments:

  1. Such fun and what a magical clock. Those tree bands are ... different!

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    1. Mitchell, mechanical things like the clock appeal to the child in me.

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  2. The clock is good. Always hard to hold a camera steady for video..

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    1. Margaret, my latest camera doesn't do a bad job of stabilising videos.

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  3. The clock is very different but I'm sure I would get annoyed with the bells if I was close to it for any length of time.
    You have hit the nail on the head no age to anything up there we all like a bit of history well I do.
    Merle.........

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    1. Merle, I suspect it shuts off at night and it wasn't that loud really.

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  4. The tree bands are on the weird side.
    I do like the clock but the bells would do my head in quickly.
    Love your solution to keeping steady. A shame when I focus on things like that - but I do.

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    1. EC, I do the same pole thing for photos when I am zooming a long way.

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  5. Well I like the clocks video. The singing pirate skeleton must have been at Seaworld?

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    1. Strayer, no, the skeleton was in the main street in front of some haunted house attraction.

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  6. It took a while for me to notice the animals turning at the top of the clock. I LOVE the skeleton with the wind-up phonograph!

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  7. P.S. you need one of those little fold up tripods for your camera. I'm thinking of getting one myself, but first I need to know if it will fit any camera, no sense getting one if it only fits one of my cameras.

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    1. River, I have two small ones but I need a bigger one. But so much trouble to lug around. I understand that the screw fitting at the base of cameras is standard sized.

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  8. Good thinking on how to steady your hands! Sadly, anything animatronic annoys me terribly, and really sets the movements off. I'll pass, sorry.

    Btw, do you still go to Facebook occasionally? I'd like to share something with you, but privately.

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    1. Jac, I'll go to FB just for you or you could email ripppon at yahoo.com

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    2. Will do, sorry it took me so long to respond; I've been running around like a chicken with it's head cut off! =)

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    3. With your new found energy!

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  9. Half a minute more and we would have got the name of that tune :) Snap, I was listening to bells in (my head) in the city today ! That creepy fellow is 'orrible :)

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    1. Grace, it was Edelweiss.

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