We are in Seville for both of my seats, the first one a lovely tiled seat in the Plaza de España which I've mentioned in another post here, a gorgeous extravagance of tiles, walkways, streams, bridges, more tiles, all within the Parque de Doña Maria Luisa. A very elegant tiled bench in Plaza de España, … Continue reading Pull Up a Seat: Photo Challenge
A quiet spot in Shorwell, Isle of Wight
In the lovely Maria Luisa Park in Seville is a monument to the Spanish poet Gustavo Adolfo Becquer and his poem Amor Eterno (Eternal Love). The statue depicts three women symbolizing the three states of love, excited love, possessed love and love lost. Behind them are two bronze pieces, 'wounded love' and 'love hurts' and … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday: Seville
and dominating the arrangement is a huge beautifully carved Ice Bird, the wings almost translucent, the neck an opaque white and the wings poised as though to take flight. In a few hours it will have dissolved into a puddle.
Debbie's theme this week for One Word Sunday is SPRING. So, I dashed into the garden with my camera and took these signs of spring today before the coming heatwave shrivels them up - if we believe the weather forecast, that is. But if we do bask in tropical heat from Tuesday, I won't mind … Continue reading One Word Sunday – Spring
Linked to Paula's Challenge Pick a Word here. EQUINE I tried to find something other than horses that could be associated with Equine but I've hit a blank wall, so here are three from different countries. A wet pony in the New Forest, UKHorses along the canal in the CamargueWild Ponies in Navarre, Spain GLEAMING … Continue reading Pick a Word – March, 2021
Banjobacon https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5, A few days ago, reading a reference to a part of London I once worked in, took me back to my favourite pub there, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street, one of the oldest pubs in the City of London. There has been a pub at this location since 1538 but it … Continue reading Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub
No prizes for guessing where this Silent Sunday is taking place.