Category Archives: Photography

Wanderlust: Weekly Photo Challenge

There is no place that signifies travel as much to me as South Africa, possibly because my initial visit there marked the first time I’d travelled outside Europe.  So even though I visited Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia a few … Continue reading

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Earth: Weekly Photo Challenge

  Those of you who watched the last ever episode of the Broadchurch series this week, will remember the golden earthy cliffs that formed the backdrop at West Bay.  Here in Dorset, and a bit further east up the coast, … Continue reading

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Surprise! Weekly Photo Challenge

I went out early one morning last week, hoping that a heavy overnight dew might offer some unique photo opportunities.  On the terrace, I took a close up of one of our tulip blooms, coated in dew.  It was a … Continue reading

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Security – Weekly Photo Challenge

Security – sometimes it’s just a space to call your own… And just to change all those ‘aawws’ to ‘arghs’… here’s a rat who’d found a space to call his own in the electricity/water bourne at our moorings in Dijon… … Continue reading

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Dense – Weekly Photo Challenge

I love taking pictures of foliage… the denser the better.  Here in Dorset, it seems people don’t have fences, they have thicket boundaries.  This is just a sample of those surrounding our house. To see other interpretations of ‘dense’, click … Continue reading

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Green – Weekly Photo Challenge

Green… nature’s default position.  After that, there’s a whole range of colours at her disposal, but for me, those first green harbingers of spring are a sign that life goes on… whatever.  To see green in all its glory, click … Continue reading

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Atop – Weekly Photo Challenge

This prompt is not an easy one for someone like me who’s really uneasy about heights.  I’m the woman who once went to view a Spanish villa on a mountain top, and had to crawl on my hands and knees … Continue reading

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Wish – WPC

When we blow out the candles on a birthday cake, it’s customary to make a silent wish.  It’s said that this practice derives from a belief in ancient Greece that smoke carried prayers to the heavens.  Remember that, next time … Continue reading

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The Road(s) Taken – Weekly Photo Challenge

First of all, plan your route carefully… oops! road block… re-trace steps, re-plan the route… If climbing up doesn’t work, maybe climbing down might… hmmm… swallowing might be a bit of a problem upside down, maybe I need a slight … Continue reading

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A Good Match: Weekly Photo Challenge

If your idea of a fun afternoon is wallowing in a mudbath, you’d go a long way to find someone who shared your tastes.  These two are a perfect match. Two sights that compete for the attention of visitors with … Continue reading

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