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Trothplight

A modest and understated engagement ring.

The woman pouring this champagne has clearly gone through a trothplight ritual (plighted her troth??). I took this photo during a ritual of a different sort — a champagne tasting on Queen Mary 2.

Posted as part of January Squares, the theme for which is words ending in light.

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Blue bubbly

Would you drink this?

I’m closing off my blue squares with some blue bubbly, topped with some blueberries.

And if you’re wondering whether I actually drank this … well, my fingers were stained blue, the dye (approved and ‘safe’ food dye from the supermarket) had a clingy texture that reminded me of balls of mercury, and you saw what it did in the glass of water. So, no. Though I did eat the blueberries. 🙂

The theme for July Squares is Blue. As ever, thanks are due to our tireless host Becky for organising these squares.