Monthly Archives: March 2014

Is it Forward or is it Back?

Is it Forward or is it Back? It’s that time of year once more To do that thing we can’t ignore Can we remember which way it goes to warmth of spring or chill winter snows which way to make … Continue reading

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Wheres my Backpack/Travel Theme: Statues

Ailsa encourages us to explore Statues in this week’s photo challenge. I’ve selected a sculptured head I photographed at the Open Air Sculpture exhibition in 2012 at Quennington in the Cotswolds in the style of the Italian/French artist Modigliani This … Continue reading


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life”> A family of travellers on the move through Tewkesbury High Street seeking pastures green and a slower, quieter style of living.

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Weekend Funny Challenge

  A group of friends, all aged 40, discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally, it was agreed that they would meet at Wetherspoons in Uxbridge because the waitresses wore mini-skirts.   Ten years later, at age 50, the … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Where’s My Backpack: Pink

Ailsa asked us to explore ‘pink’ this week…so I did. I took this photograph with my point-and-press feeling terribly guilty. It was scorching hot in Shanghai in July 2007. The three young women were off somewhere, as they walked they … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflection

Reflection: Mmm I’d better think about this. I’ve selected a shot of a new façade in the New Street Development in City of Birmingham. I was intrigued by the reflections on the curved surface, throwing back images altered by the … Continue reading

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Flight MH370

Today I can’t take my mind off the news of Flight MH370 and those trapped in that aeroplane; flight crew, flight attendants and passengers hurtling through the atmosphere on an unknown mission, in the air for more than five hours … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Inside 2

No it’s not what you think it is. Intriguied? Staff at a restaurant in nearby Cheltenham have cleverly made and placed 2-D cut outs to resemble activity in the kitchen to make you think there’s a busy kitchen INSIDE. There … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

This week we are invited INSIDE Friends and generous hosts John and Caroline showed me an enormous part of a tiny area of Western Australia last year. If we excuse John’s left shoe, here’s Happy Travellers ‘inside-out of the sun’ … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: something so strong

Dupont Circle in Washington DC circa 1967 where I rented an apartment to meet up and tear-up the town with a chap I first met as a teenager in Lagos where his father was US Ambassador to Nigeria. Joe P. was soon to be drafted and was … Continue reading

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