Category Archives: Photography

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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Un-a-Delta-Rated-Nonsense


The challenge dealt a cruel blow — I’ve nothing Delta I can show; The nearest to it I can come Is this one of our Stadium; It looks lots better since that day — Can’t find more recent to display. © … Continue reading

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Aloe and Good Buy Choo!


Oh, I do like to travel with a choo-choo, Oh, a choo-choo’s the thing for me and you, Oh, I do like to listen to that chug, chug, chug While I take in sherry with a glug, glug, glug So … 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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When Fathers’ Day Did Gang Agley


  But, Mousie, thou art no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, … Rabbie Burns, written 1785 Younger Daughter had things all planned for Sunday. She was going to … Continue reading

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