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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Shadow

Late summer sun in January. Alfie and me walking on Cleeve Hill overlooking Cheltenham with rays cast almost horizontal with the Earth. ‘shadow – a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light on a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge – Local

The Ham at Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire UK. A huge expanse of water meadow dominated by Tewkesbury Abbey where we walk our dog Alfie, enjoy swathes of meadow buttercups in early summer, home to skylarks, curlews, gold-finches, warm breezes, and us: Tony … Continue reading


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Weekly Photo Challenge : Half and Half

Half and Half I love Photo Challenges. I rummage about in the depository of  photographs taken over the years; the challenge firmly fixed in my mind. Most times I find first-time exactly the photo to fit the challenge, other times … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: Broken

The Photo Challenge this week is ‘Broken’…and cannot be repaired. I came upon this little broken bird on a track where our dog Alfie likes to walk among the tall grasses by the river. When we came upon this little … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

Alfie Wagster is our Springer/Bichon cross, here showing motion of sheer exuberance; joy of being alive.   http://wheresmybackpack.com/2015/03/25/travel-theme-motion/

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100 Word Challenge for Grown-ups: #161

100 words for grown-ups #161 100 words of priceless doggerel When I was sixty-nine, it was a very good year for enjoying life, Alfie our puppy and Lynne my wife I finally got to go to Cadiz; what an ancient … Continue reading

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On the Verge of Summer

Whether the bad weather in December/January had anything to do with this Spring or not, there’s an abundance of foliage in the verges; nature has exploded. This photo taken up on Bredon Hill a few miles from home walking Alfie … Continue reading

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Weekly Photograph Challenge: On Top

This week’s challenge is On Top… Alfie on top of Ragged Rocks, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire. Alfie’s a Top Dog… http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/on-top/ – click to see other posts on this theme.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

Treasure countable noun: informal. A much loved or highly valued person or object. verb: keep carefully, bestow affection upon. Alfie Wagtail is a clear winner for this post. Day by day he becomes more and more part of us and … Continue reading

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Alfie Wagster: Alfie’s chums after a night on the pomegranate cordial

Alfie has chewed his way through many things for which there is no record. This identity parade will ensure some at least of his chums live on beyond his unconditional love. Left to right: Mouse (much patched) Teddy 1 (headless), … Continue reading

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