Category Archives: weekly photo challenge

Aug 05

weekly photo challenge: Inspiration

I am always inspired by Wales. This shot was taken outside at my parents place last Christmas. It snowed enough to keep us inside and at the bottom of the drive for three days. During which I also snapped these beauties on camera For further takes on this challenge click here: Inspiration

Aug 05

Weekly photo challenge 2: Inspiration

I rarely do two of these postings. But this man has been a political hero of mine since school. And no it’s not Lloyd George ( for those of you who thought you knew what my answer was going to be). Getting a chance to visit his memorial garden on our trip to Washington was […]

Jul 25

Weekly photo challenge: Up close

This was taken during our visit to Washington in May. It’s taken over the shoulder of the last man standing in the  soup kitchen line at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Garden. If you’re in Washington – do go. It’s an amazing garden and memorial – very peaceful. Very moving. For more takes on this […]

Nov 08

Annual wash your Cuddly Toy Dog Day

In our house, it’s annual wash your cuddly toy dog day. The toy dog in question is Lankey. He’s 45. Some would say we should let it be. He’s made of fabric; his ears need changing. And despite a restuffing earlier in the year, another one is required – post haste. This is why he […]

Aug 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

When you think of the word “fray” it tends to involve thread and clothing coming apart. It’s not something you normally associate with iron or metal. They rust. But looking at the way the paint is fraying on these metal structures made me change my mind Taken at Beamish. For other takes on Fray click […]

Aug 20

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

I’m not sure if these really qualify as silhouettes. They were taken  from Riverside studios across to Hammersmith Bridge at about 10.30pm.       For other takes on this challenge click here

Aug 11

Weekly photo challenge: Texture

These images were captured today off Southend Pier. The texture of the day is courtesy of Hurricane  Bertha!   For further takes on this challenge click here