Category Archives: UK

A Green Wholeheartedly on Two Hemispheres.


The current photo challenge invites one to show that It IS Easy Being Green! Absolutely.  All I had to do for these three illustrations of the point was to travel to the UK in winter, where things remain green regardless, and to … Continue reading

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Swanning Around


On seeing the title of the Weekly Photo Challenge of Graceful two photos sprang to mind from our December UK visit, and I had selected both before noticing that the one by Ben Huberman also features swans.  Well, too bad, or … Continue reading

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Merely categorical …


I received some lovely presents from the family overseas this year. One of them was this delightful new meerkat companion for the one on the left I was given on our previous visit. More about my Christmas loot to follow … Continue reading

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Am bein’ so good at ambience!


Ambience is the Daily Post Photo Challenge for the current week. Many of the places we visited on our trip to United Kingdom in December had oodles of it.  However, it is difficult to beat venerable churches when it comes … Continue reading

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Old Horizon Renewed


The weekly photo challenge of New Horizon has me delving into my archives to reflect the horizon we will be visiting next week. This picture taken five years ago shows the ‘back garden’ of Elder Daughter and husband. They are surrounded by fields … Continue reading

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