09 September 2011

Shirley

© 2011 Shaun P Downey

25 comments:

Syncopated Eyeball said...

My new favourite Shirley.

jams o donnell said...

Why thank you SE

Claude said...

Charmingly appealing...How could you fail, Jams, with such a model?

jams o donnell said...

When she wants to be photographed she is an excellent subject

Don QuiScottie said...

So nice to see your lady smiling sweetly again instead of throwing cats at you. Now... having made so much good use of others I do think that what many of your patient readers want is a series of portraits, or self portraits, of Shaunso. Why so shy, my handsome squire?

jams o donnell said...

Ah Andrew a few self portraits and you will see tumbleweed on this blog!

Don QuiScottie said...

Not at all good sir. The one photo that I have seen of your fine visage was extremely atmospheric. Excuses, excuses, ah well... (And "Andrew"? Such familiarity with your Don when he is in Don mode is quite unsettling to him. I shall forgive, however, because a whirling monster has just caught my glance...)

jams o donnell said...

My shame is unbearable Don QuiScottie. I promis never to make that mistake again. Shall I take myself off and give myself a good horsewhipping?

Don QuiScottie said...

A bad horsewhipping would be more appropriate for you. Seanso, who would never be so familiar, will deliver.

jams o donnell said...

If needs be I will hie me to Seanso's stable and take my thrashing

Don QuiScottie said...

"promis"? "hie me"?... Are you forgetting that typos make your Don even more agitated than windmills? Heaven forfend that a damned smiley should emerge next.

jams o donnell said...

Ah promise was a typo for which I will make sure Seanso beats me harder. Hie was not though!

Claude said...

:) :) :) :) :) :) :)

jams o donnell said...

Ooh Careful Claude Don QuiScottie will dash to Ontario in response!

Claude said...

My group of Old Ladies with a Cane is ready, Jams. The Don will turn back in a hurry when he sees us.

CherryPie said...

A lovely dreamy portrait.

Don QuiScottie said...

Ah Shaunso, so it was a touch of the Middle English "hie" as in "hasten" then? Appropriate and accepted, so that's one less lashing from Seanso for you in return. As for the Lady Claude? I shall ignore her offence entirely for I do know when a lady is merely trying to provoke for mischief. The Don could never act with anything but chivalry towards a lady, whatever mischief she displays.

susan said...

A very beautiful portrait of a lovely subject.

jams o donnell said...

Enough to deter any knight errant Claude!

I am grateful for your mercy. As yet Seancho has not administered my well deserved beating. I will bear it with fortitude and not a little gratitude for my liege lord.

Why thankyou Susan!

Seanso Pansa said...

I came to horsewhip you for your awful awful typos, Shaunso. How could I, though? All I have is a donkey. I wonder if Don QuiScottie has an answer to this most brainteasing and riddling conundrum.

Thus, instead of donkeywhipping you, let me praise your lady's beauty.
The peace of the night.

jams o donnell said...

Ah Seanso It is indeed a conundrum that would fox the wise Sergeant Pluck.

In the meantime I will gladly accept your praise of my own Dulcinea!

Don QuiScottie said...

"All I have is a donkey"?

May I suggest a bicycle?

Now... Don QuiScottie will be absent for a while. It's time for some monsters to feel the sharp point of my lance, or blunt heel of my boot, or for me to feel their hot breath on my face and rather than fighting, to tame them. Look out for me trudging homewards through the winter snow just when you feel I may never return. But for now, to battle, on foot, alone. Fear not.

jams o donnell said...

Good hunting my liege lord. May you slay many many monsters and retain the love of sweet Dulcinea

SnoopyTheGoon said...

Ach, so good. You need to give a thought, Jams, to advisability of displaying your treasures to the public, you know, with its grubby eyes and fingers ;-)

jams o donnell said...

Naughty, naughty!