Category Archives: Photography

Some Things Temporary: of Consuming Interest, and of Temper Rare, She!


The current Photo Challenge theme of Temporary  suggested these to me today:                                           ©   November 2017 Colonialist         … 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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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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