SIX WORD SATURDAY

I haven’t done this one for a long time but chancing my luck again. Linked to Debbie here . This time of year I stop with the daily weeding and excessive tidying, allowing the last of the summer plants to spread themselves and have a few weeks of freedom before winter comes.

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Life in Colour: Gold

Connected to Jude’s Life in Colour here. And for the ultimate – the real thing – here is a window full of gold in the Gold Souk in Dubai What can one say? You don’t even talk Carats here but maybe you need to have a strong upper body to support the weight of some of…

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Lens Artist Challenge 164: Look Up, Look Down.

Linked to Lens Artists at Sofia’s here The challenge this week is to show how we look up and then look down when we are photographing. I’ve dug through my images and come up with these. Can you see the tiny church on the mountain top? It’s almost in the centre of the image. This was…

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Problems with MS, Edge & Bing

Regular readers of my blog will be aware that I’ve been having problems with signing in and commenting on other blogs, to the extent that I almost gave up on making comments. I tried to keep in touch, however, although it was a time-consuming ritual to ‘like’ and to comment as I had to sign…

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I’ll Be Back Again, Next Year

Linked to Six Word Saturday here It’s been two years now and I can’t wait to return to the cities I love in Spain and Italy. Top of my list will be Seville from where it’s just a short trip by train to Cordoba. May 1922 free us from the fear of getting Covid and…

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Life in Colour – Gold

Photo Challenge 26 Connected to Jude’s Life in Colour here. A direct lift from Jude’s site tells us that this month we will be looking for Gold, the colour of wealth, of power, of gods. Gold-leaf applied to paintings, gold crowns and coins. But look also for golds in the natural world, a fish, a sunset or…

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Pull up A Seat Photo Challenge 21

PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR THINK ABOUT SITTING At Beziers, not far from Narbonne in France, there is an olive press with the best olives in the world and when I visit friends in the area, I buy as many of these, the Rolls-Royce of olives, the Lucques, as I can carry home. Here, among…

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