Life in Colour – White/Silver

I never thought I’d find a photograph that would show something in silver but guess what? I found one that I took a couple of years ago on quick trip from Vienna to Bratislava. I was looking for something else entirely and voila – there it was. So, my silver statue of a dapper, man-about-town…

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Life in Colour 21

Link to Jude here. Jude has asked for White or Silver this month. First up, a couple of Spain’s White Villages, whose whiteness demands sunglasses at all times to cut the glare.

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Pick a Word – March, 2021

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. GLEAMING And what could gleam more than the highly polished antique cars in the Beaulieu Motoer Museum in Hampshire,…

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10-Day Travel Photo Challenge: 4

My namesake Marie at Hops, Skips and Jumps has nominated me to take part in the Travel Photo Challenge which involves posting one favourite travel picture each day for ten days and nominating another blogger to do the same – that’s 10 travel pictures and 10 nominations in ten days. Luckily, there’s no text required so I…

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One Word Sunday: History

Linked to One Word Sunday here. In January 2004 the grandson of the then King of Thailand, King Bhumibol, was killed in the tsunami that swept through much of S.E. Asia. Born Bhumi Jensen in 1983, he was the son of the King’s eldest daughter, Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya and her former American husband Peter Jensen. He…

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Six Word Saturday

Linked to https://travelwithintent.com/2020/11/21/beauties-once-soaring-fir-tree- Not Yet Christmas, Here Comes Spring. This wasn’t here yesterday. Seen from my balcony this morning my neighbour’s tree has burst into blossom. Maybe not ‘burst’ but showing the flag anyway.

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Silent Wednesday 11/11/2020

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Sculpture Saturday – Cardiff

Challenge hosted by Sally Kelly over at Ruined for Life: Phoenix Edition. This striking Merchant Seaman’s Memorial in Cardiff Bay is in the form of a sleeping face fused with a ship’s hull. This was made by riveting plates of metal together, a traditional technique used in early iron and steel ship building. The sculptor Brian…

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Sculpture Saturday: Budapest

Designed in 1896 to mark the 1000th Anniversary of the Magyar conquest of the Carpathian Basin, Heroes’ Square (a name given to it in 1932) was designed in 1896 for the celebration of the Millennium of Hungary.

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