Tag Archives: whimsy

Mar 16

Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love

I haven’t done this challenge for a while. Actually I haven’t been blogging for awhile. My excuse: life got in the way. The reality: life got in the way. But this seemed such an appropriate one to do. And here is the picture I have chosen… One day I might blog about the last few […]

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 […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: ZigZag

My mother was of the opinion that you can’t get patterned carpet any more.  I took this photo to show her she was wrong but it didn’t turn out as I expected…   A definite Zigzag on perspective – wouldn’t you say? For more takes on this challenge click here    

Jun 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

This week the challenge is to capture contrasts. As always, it was taken in my parents garden during half term. I love the way the blue flowers contrast with the green of the grass; how the smoothness of the grass contrasts with the hairy stems of the plant and how the sunshine contrasts with water […]

Jun 22

weekly Photo Challenge: Between

I took this photo last year as they destroyed the Taylor Centre in Southend.  I wanted to capture the last few moments of an iconic part of  Southend’s architecture. For those of you not from Southend the Taylor Centre was a multi- agency NHS centre, with a vile smelling multi-storey car park underneath. But as […]

May 25

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

I’m glad I’m at the parents for this one. Just a quick trip into the garden and I found just what I was looking for. This is the lilac tree in the old garden. As you can see, it has been twisted by the wind and weather. For other takes on this challenge: click here

Apr 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letter

In our house we have cats from A – Z This is Zorro. He is Rover’s right hand cat; his number two you might say Who is number 6? Oh come on! That would be telling, wouldn’t it Alistair?