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The Tuesday Inspiration: Completely contradictory!

2010.09.07
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I was really stuck as to how to illustrate today’s theme and ended up consulting Wikipedia for a dictionary definition to give me a helping hand. As I read the relevant article I saw a reference to Catch 22 by Joseph Heller and remembered we had a copy on our bookshelves. As you can see from its pristine cover, neither of us have read it, but its synopsis was perfect for the theme. The book is about a pilot who wishes to be relieved of duty on the grounds of insanity but cannot be because if he really were insane he would not have the sense to ask to be relieved of duty! I suppose I really ought to read the book now I’ve featured it here……

Thanks to Nellinka for setting today’s theme. Last Tuesday’s theme was ‘verticality’. The following is a list of those who may be participating today. Look for posts dated Tuesday 7th September for their Tuesday Inspiration contributions. Alternatively, you could search using the following tag which will bring up all those who have labelled their TI post in this way: ti100907.

Carmencorina
Caroleagle, Chossid, 365DandFeby, Djnana, Elizzi, Florlavag, Girafferacing, GKorts, Imdanchan, Jan03, Jarvo, JustGood, KellyBee322, Latecomer, LevonTheLights, lgnelson, lisaliu, Lynda, Matteahmb, McMommy, MoMac, Mountainflower, Mystic1, Nellinka, Passerine, Quiksilver1781, Ratcher, Revenant, Ryana, Snowpie, Tennischick, TheBronzeBow , TracySeeger and Wasichseh

15 Comments
Lynda Great shot for the theme Helen. I had to consult Wiki too and will be posting tomorrow.
Lynda · 2010-09-07: 05:43
josy63 Interesting Helen... Now you have of lalecture in prospect (prospect is exact term ?)
josy63 · 2010-09-07: 05:54
caroleagle Perfect for the theme. I'm having the same problem. Lovely picture.
caroleagle · 2010-09-07: 06:37
revenant I do heartily recommend this book, which is hilarious in parts.
revenant · 2010-09-07: 06:59
Ryana Now this is a fantastic shot ... yet again!
Ryana · 2010-09-07: 08:34
MoMac Great shot and idea
MoMac · 2010-09-07: 10:34
GKorts I saw the movie Helen and yes it is perfect for the theme
GKorts · 2010-09-07: 12:10
Nellinka I love to learn new things... I think I'll also check out this book.
Sorry for the inconvenience, I hope you'll enjoy the book as a recompense. ;)
Nellinka · 2010-09-07: 12:22
Latecomer I will have to give myself a shake and get back into the Tuesday Inspiration. Meanwhile others do really well, as you have here Helen.
Latecomer · 2010-09-07: 14:33
justgood What an excellent idea!
justgood · 2010-09-07: 16:48
????? I haven't read the book either, but now I want to. Perfect illustration of the theme.
????? · 2010-09-07: 17:38
Jarvo Well done Helen - I have the feeling lot's of us consulted Wiki, though I thought it was a great suggestion.
Jarvo · 2010-09-07: 21:30
SunflowerGirl Don't know what the theme is, but the capture is cool. I still wonder how you focus in the center, with the top and bottom somewhat blurred.
SunflowerGirl · 2010-09-07: 22:42
mystic1 Well done helen
mystic1 · 2010-09-08: 02:59
thebronzebow Great shot for the theme, nice dof.
thebronzebow · 2010-09-15: 22:40
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