Category Archives: Photography

When You Gotta Glow …


Internet back at last. We even got the lightning-blasted aircon repaired , and I replaced a blown-out garage window. Just a large broken branch and a bit of roof left to repair. Now to feature something with a Glow for the … Continue reading

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Not as in War King*


The photo challenge now running is actually walking — as in Pedestrian And on that theme, a quote from The Mouse in my Baa Baa Black Belt: “ ‘…what strikes you when you cross a chirping insect with a flying … Continue reading

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Windows of Opportunity


Some random Windows themes from my pictures for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Owlingly Awful Talepiece       © September 2017 Colonialist

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Layered and with Layers


The current Weekly Photo Challenge features Layered so I thought I’d offer a choice of layers …  (The pictures were taken today at Illovo Nursery down the road apiece.) OWLINGLY AWFUL TALEPIECE

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Waiting for the Waitress


The photo theme of Waiting is really appropriate in my case; I have kept everyone waiting for another post for over a week. This is unusual for me: I generally manage to fit some blogging in somewhere even when travelling. The thing … Continue reading

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Lagomorpha Leporidae!


Lagomorpha Leporidae! That I say this you wonder why? It’s keeping up my usual habits Of, on the first, declaring ‘Rabbits’! The only true bunny is really distinct, But poor Bunolagus is almost extinct; The area these rabbits best thrived … Continue reading

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Put in a Corner


WIth the Weekly Photo Challenge being Corner  this gives an opportunity to show the sort of corner I hope to be pushed into quite soon, when I do a launch of my new book It won’t be in that corner, … Continue reading

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