Gone but not Forgotten….and Slow down

Trying, as I often do, to hit two challenges with one image…

The WordPress Photo Challenge of Gone but not Forgotten is a currently bit too close for comfort if I think in human terms, so I am going the vinous route, and this nicely chimes in with Ailsa’s Travel Challenge of Slow. Job therefore done!

This image was taken some years ago after the Christmas Day festivities…some gorgeous 10 year old Burgundy with the bird, and a rather luscious 30 year old dessert sherry for the pud. Might be gone, but as you might have noticed, most certainly not forgotten. But where does slow come in, you ask? Well, I should have thought it self-evident that these things need to be savoured slowly 🙂

Christmas treats

Christmas treats

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  1. I thought these two were a natural combination also – loved your interpretation!

  2. Sue a lovely image and sending you positive energy and hugs across the miles.

  3. Lovely image, Sue, and a great take on the challenge. 🙂

  4. Oh, yes, I can appreciate this. Like you my immediate thought on ‘gone but not forgotten’ was one of persons who had been close to me, but I like your interpretation much better! And claret with coke? You cannot be serious…?

  5. Beautifully edited, Sue, and perfect for the challenges.


  6. Lovely sentiment on the wines, and an elegant image!

  7. Gorgeous photo Sue, wonderful take on the challenges…

  8. poppytump

    Wow .. that really is lovely Sue . Love the processing … very understated … it ‘s all in the details .
    That 30 yr old pudding wine must have been LUSCIOUS 🙂

  9. Perfect Sue!! I love the process!!

  10. Beautifully composed photo Sue and I can imagine how much Christmas joy went with the slow savouring of the wine… Cheers and Happy Christmas my friend

  11. What a unique interpretation of this theme but i like it.

  12. Brilliant! It’s so true that it’s important to slow down. Especially when enjoying such fine things as good wine.

  13. Love the image, Sue, and I’m savouring the pud and the burgundy in my imagination 🙂

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