Monthly Archives: July 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

My son Jack graduating with a Masters Degree (with distinction) in International Real Estate. If I may say so as his proud father: A Masterpiece see also at: (charabanc)

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Travel Theme: Sweet

In a market in Shanghai this sweet natured diminutive shoe maker presents me with the shoes I ordered. Had I asked, she would have made me a thousand pairs; all but the ones I ordered she would give me free … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

Weather’s changing, visitors have vanished, seagulls feel a chill in the air but it doesn’t prevent this little harbour side café in Kiama, New South Wales from offering fresh fish all year round, whatever the weather.

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Where’s My Backpack: Tilted

This neglected narrow boat was lifted and deposited on the Quay by the winter floods on the Back Avon in Tewkesbury. It looks precarious but its tilted resting is quite secure. Legal wrangles and contested responsibility leave the old craft … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

I hold my breath as the last gasp of day slips silently below the horizon at Rhossili Bay, Gower, South Wales. The best things in life are free; every day there are two Golden Hours – how amazing is that?

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Travel Theme/Where’s my backpact: Simplicity

Simplicity: A simple, functional gate post photographed whilst traveling by bicycle in Bijaipur, Rajasthan. This clever device says so much about ingenuity and simplicity of a life conditioned by sun and rain. You see so much more when you travel … Continue reading

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Hundred Word Challenge for grownups # 97: Heat

A warm soft breeze scented with honeysuckle slips through the open doors seeking shade.  The breeze catches the curtain inviting it to dance, caresses his unclothed body and in its wake leaves a rippling sensation agitating hairs on his tanned … Continue reading


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

This song sung by Al Bowlly is forever Nostalgic, words, music and sentiment. A bit gushy but lovely all the same. (1934) The very thought of you and I forget to do The little ordinary things that everyone ought to … Continue reading

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