Category Archives: photo challenge

Wildly Unlikely


This is, of course, a picture of pictures I took for the cover, but that isn’t what makes it unlikely. More unlikely is that one would ever get a peek at a peak so exactly shaped like a rhino, as … Continue reading

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Got Lines — Misbehaved?


The Current Photo Challenge is on the Lines of lines, so I’ve lined up a trio taken recently with lines in abundance.   © May 2018  Colonialist

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A moment when sound seems to stop.


The memorial service for our friend was held yesterday. It went smoothly despite me having to write out some of the music from memory late the night before, and a few last-minute glitches at the Chapel. In the evening his … Continue reading

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Rounded off Squarely


It has been over a week since I got a round to post, and the previous one squeezed in the Weekly Photo Challenge so I may as well painfully contrive to drag that into this one as well; therefore the pictures … Continue reading

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Fired Up With Enthusiasm


    If you should seek the perfect catch — A flame that can’t be brighter — Consider using A Good Match, Or, better still, one lighter. © February 2017 Colonialist

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Time of Year to Fly a Kite


The Yellow-billed kite Milvus aegyptius parasitus takes a holiday up in north Africa between breeding sessions, and returns from about August onwards to get back to business. At first, groups of them are common, but as summer gets into gear … Continue reading

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Shines of the Times


Here is all the Shine you’d wish — And it comes with lots of fish.   When conditions aren’t so bright Home is what will bring de-light! © October 2016 Colonialist (WordPress)

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