Tag Archives: beach

LOCAL SEA NEAR-Y


    I seldom take a camera to the beach, because it tends to get (a) tangled up with shells, or (b) full of sand, or (c) wet when waves wave at me or I wave back in them, or … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SOLITARY


I am really late on this theme, but this little scene on my beach does seem to fit rather too well for me not to put it forward.  Of course, the fact that there is a distant figure in the … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Sweet Rhyme


The following was inspired by yet another brunch experience where I found that my honey will not remain on the slice of bread, but insists on zooming to the edges and taking a dive onto plate, fingers, clothes, and anywhere … Continue reading

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I LOVE MY HUMANS, BUT SOMETIMES I DON’T LIKE THEM MUCH.


   Sadly, humans are often very dim when it comes to understanding us dogs, and they are greatly lacking in appreciation of some of the finer, more artistic things in life.    Take today, for example. Toby, one of the … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SUMMER


– IT AUTUMN BE SUMMER   I should have posted one of today’s pictures for the current Photo Challenge theme, but it is actually late Autumn here, of course. Nevertheless, it was a magic day which saw me in the … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: DOWN


–           The current photo theme being ‘Down’ comes when I am up to my ears and up to too many other things (but not up to no good) to really get down to it. However, my favourite down which … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY SUIT BIRTHDAY PARTY


  The side view birthday party theme for last weekend reminded me of the first one we hosted for our elder daughter after we had moved to a home with beach access. After all the usual games and guzzling, the … Continue reading

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BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY


  Today was far too pleasant to spend in writing. The Pooch Pack strongly agreed with this conclusion. I was going to join R and her dad on our beach, but they wimped out and drove to one that could … Continue reading

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