Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated

The cemetery at Izki in the interior of Oman. The basic rules of burial in the Moslem tradition states: 620. * It is obligatory to bury a dead body in the ground, so deep that its smell does not come … Continue reading

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Michelles Weekly Pet Challenge: Meet Alfie Wagster

Alfie Wagster: Springer/Bichon-cross, irrepressible, lunatic, and adorable. Approaching six months…

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Travel Theme: Relaxing

I always travel alone. It’s uncomplicated and free from compromise but by definition I find I spend a lot of time alone (not the same as lonely) Inevitably you meet people and for a short while become close friends perhaps … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: lines-patterns

Holland Street, London W9 – extravagant lines and patterns

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Pop-Up Blog: Stealing Days

A summer of hot sun and lazy days has given way to cooler, wetter and windier weather. Autumn, and the harvest done, the hedgerows are abundant with berries to eat and nuts to store in winter larders. Suddenly a bright sunny … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Multi-coloured

While staying in Swifts Creek NSW with friends of my Australian hosts, I loved being out alone in the dappled gum tree groves listening to birds and insects and basking in the unique brightness. There is something about the quality … Continue reading

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Travel Theme; Hidden

‘Hidden’ is a tantalising theme. It implies something out of sight, concealed, obscured. We might have a hint of its presence, a clue, a prompt. Once discovered it is no longer ‘hidden’. I have chosen a photograph I took one … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual Point of View

Inside/outside. A department store window. What’s real/what’s reflection? Get me out of this confusing POV!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

Sydney Australia and Bondi Beach Life Savers Club Looking down at the waves of Bondi Beach crashing into the pools of the Life Savers Cub reminds us that the sea can be a dangerous place to enjoy both because of … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Were’s My Backpack: Distance

Distance is often difficult to capture on camera. So often a distant view is obscured by mist, dust, pollution and combinations of all the above. Other times definition is limited by the camera itself. Here I sit in silhouette against … Continue reading

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