Category Archives: Challenge

Shining Exam Pulls


With a WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme of Ooh, Shiny! featuring “Diversions, distractions, and delightful detours”, few things will take my attention away from everything else as completely as when the main ‘shiny’ signals, in spectacular manner, that it is settling down for … Continue reading

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Mad Pachyderm


For a belated stab at this week’s Photo Challenge on the subject of Elemental I am submitting these pictures.  Pity I don’t have one of a mental ellie to match my title. Tailpiece: ‘How did you know, Holmes, that he … Continue reading

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Sea Kin Textures


For the weekly photo challenge this week of Textures  I turn again to our local beach and the sea … © August 2017 Colonialist

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Spray Heads


Village with a Blow-hole of its own; A wave, expect to surge into the stone To swallow it, then comes a mighty quake; Laughs local tribe as stranger wet will make When standing on the edges; has a fit As … Continue reading

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Cloud Iridescence Transience


The Wednesday Weekly Photo Challenge gave a prompt of Transient and I immediately remembered the wonderful sight we had seen in Romsey, Hampshire, last December. I shared one of the photos on 1st January, but this gives me a chance … Continue reading

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Foe cuss, but not an enemy curse.


The earliest invention For Focus of attention, But here you’ll find the joke is It’s always out of focus! When on midwinter scene The focus may have been, You don’t expect to find A beach, and yachts all lined; The kids … Continue reading

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KNYSNA ARSON?


For the Sunday Whirl Wordle 303, my thoughts have gone to my childhood home town of Knysna, a place of peace and beauty now ravaged by dreadful gale-driven blazes, which some say were started deliberately. No water ripples within sight … Continue reading

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