November 25, 2010

Bliss! Sunsets plus a beer

Silhoutte_Sunset © Evelyn Howard 2010

I hope you are not tired if Wye River photos yet, cos here’s another! Hope you like this sunset.

Sunset_PortMelbourne © Evelyn Howard 2010

And closer to home… a glorious sunset seen over Melbourne Port (in Australia that is).

2 sunsets for Skywatch, and a beer bottle to follow….

Lucky Beer sketch © Evelyn Howard 2010

Have you heard of Lucky Beer?

My husband had it while he was out with his friends. It has an unusual bottle of Buddha holding up a gold ingot, so he brought it home for me.

You can see a photo of the bottle here plus an article on the beer. I was thinking of throwing the bottle away (I tried using it as a vase, then a candle holder… No good), but the article says that the bottle is fast becoming a collector’s piece. Maybe I’ll keep it for a while.

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giddy up said...

Beautiful pictures and love the beer bottle... I have not seen anything like that here in the U.S.

cat said...

Such gorgeous photos! I don't think anyone can get tired of looking :)

Sadami said...

Dear Evelyn,
Oh, thank you for sharing these beautiful photos! I really love watching sunset. The bottle is very interesting, but I do not know. Next time, I'll ask a shop(even though I went for sketching at a bar tonight;)).
Cheers, Sadami

EVA said...

Very cool bottle indeed and you captured it marvelously in your sketch! And the sunsets in your photos!

B @ Sweet Limes said...

Love how the sun is peeking out of the clouds in the one shot. It's so different than the sunsets here because it's all yellow, but I love the yellows.

Interesting bottle. I'm sure you could find some sort of use for it while it's becoming a collectors item.

Rune said...

Beautiful photos and a cool bottle:)

Life Ramblings said...

your photos are stunningly beautiful with a great accompanying beer bottle. Happy Thanksgiving.

Anonymous said...

Hi Evelyn, No, I have never heard of Lucky Beer. I like the bottle. How's the taste? I enjoyed your drawing and wonderful photos! Excellent blog too! I found you through AEDM!

J Bar said...

How interesting.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful sunset captures, Evelyn! Neat looking bottle, interesting enough to keep for the long run.

chubskulit said...

Never heard of lucky beer lol.. Gorgeous shots!

My Skywatch, hope you can visit? Thank you!

Lesley said...

Do Not Throw Out That Beer Bottle. It is great! I can well imagine it is a collector's dream item.
Lovely photos, too!

Kim, USA said...

Such a lovely skies!! Happy weekend!
My week sky

Anonymous said...

Those photos are masterpieces - so lovely. And hold onto the bottle - it's charming!

MarieElizabeth said...

Beautiful skies and a wonderful sketch. I think the sketch is as interesting as the unique bottle.

Anonymous said...

the second one is simply marvelous

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful SkyWatch posting!
thank you for sharing this beautiful photo work

Happy SWF! Have a good weekend,

Regards, Bram

My SkyWatch on WordPress

Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 20

Kala said...

The sun peeking through the clouds in that second shot is just gorgeous!!

Gabriela Abalo said...

stunning pics, awesome bottle :)

cheers from Uruguay :)

Kate Boone said...

Love the bottle. :-) Great style.

Francisca said...

Skies are always welcome... yet your sketch of the smiling buddha beer bottle is sweeter than the real thing! :-)

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