Tag Archives: postaday2014

100 Word Challenge: Read the Instructions

http://jfb57.wordpress.com/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups/ He slipped out of bed as quietly as he could, gathered up his clothes, catching sight of his underpants on her dressing table. Between the curtains a sliver of light heralded the golden dawn of a new day; the … Continue reading

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Where’s my Backpack: Belonging

Weekly Photo Challenge – Belonging In this photograph everyone belongs to the group in various degrees but never-the-less,  for that snapshot in time they all belong to this group. The photograph confirms the members of the group and over time … Continue reading

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Shut the Bloody Gate

Just one bowl of porridge before I jet away to Cadiz, Andalusia for a few weeks of eating, walking, swimming and hope fully some writing about what ever tickles my fancy Why Cadiz? For many years Cadiz has been a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Merchandise

Merchandise… Aside from a pre-occupation with reproduction, food gathering and vanity, man is fixated with an insatiable urge to shop which  knows no bounds. Where better to see this frenzy than in a market place, here in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/09/05/travel-theme-merchandise/ click on … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Wheres my Backpack: Orange

I love the colour orange. Less pushy than red and more gutsy than yellow. A rusty orange elevation of a restaurant at Gloucester Dock, weathering nicely. Sumptuous orange of honeysuckle Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens sporting some rich French marigolds to brighten … 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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PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING Here follows a rant… Why? Why do we war with each other? On a bright sunny morning why can’t we rejoice in the wonder of this world and vow to live in peace? Why? Human Beings have … Continue reading

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Travel Theme/Where’s My Backpack: Meeting Places

North West of Samail in the interior of Oman devotees flock to a market at the time of Eid. The market among date palms for coolness is a show-room for chickens, goat, and beef cattle eagerly sort after to cook and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Containers. Containers/vessels/packaging of all kinds/ cars/ trains /busses/the houses in which we live/mobile phones and computers contain massive data/books contain thoughts words and descriptions/in our own heads the memory, (diminishing) contained therein is yet another kind of container. Rather than … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

Relic, something that has fallen into disuse over time but worthy of preservation, as is this very rare Bee Shelter at Hartpury St Mary’s Church in Gloucestershire. The shelter, carved in Cotswold stone by stonemason Paul Tuffley, shows gable wall … Continue reading

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