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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Spare

A frugal challenge this week and I’ve been wracking my brains for a creative post; driven spare you might say. So I give you ‘spare’ meaning one extra: the spare wheel on my Subaru Legacy.  When did you last look … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Time

Time: a strange commodity. Though time is a reliable constant, how come we talk about saving time, lose time, make time, tell time, waste it, use it, keep it, have spare time, precious time, have no time, experience timelessness, be timely, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Now

A remote cemetery on the side of The Malvern Hills at Hollybush I passed while wet walking with Alfie yesterday. I was surprised to see it. I stopped to look.  I knew it was there for I’d seen it many … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Frayed

I’m afrayed there’s a possible odd-man-out with this trio of entries for frayed. The big fat hawser and the frayed rope bits were all collected on the beach at Rhosilli, Gower in South Wales. The third is the very warn, … Continue reading

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Pick of the Crop: Oilseed Rape

This photograph taken on the fringes of the village Earls Croome in Worcestershire shows a field of oilseed rape in early bloom. The sight of some 700,000 hectares of the crop throughout rural England and a few hundred hectares of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

Life is what you make of it: today for me it’s a Bowl of Cherries. Life is red, rosy and delicious but beware of the stone hidden in the soft sweet flesh. Don’t forget to share…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Curves etched into a prepared field by a tractor and a multi-seed drill. This field, near Malvern in Worcestershire has been prepared for spring wheat. (I hope the weather held) Single seed drills were used by Sumerians in 1500 BC, … Continue reading

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