Pick a Word – Sept. 5, 2020

Linked to Lost in Translation’s Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word I'm a newbie on this site but love having an excuse to showcase my images by linking them to a word provided by Paula. Hope you like them. ESTIVAL Dessie - Morning awakens and there's the beach. To me this photographs is summer writ large. It's … Continue reading Pick a Word – Sept. 5, 2020

Sculpture Saturday

Sculpture Saturday is hosted by Mind Over Memory As my sculpture of Dionysus uploaded a couple of few weeks ago only showed part of the work I thought I'd add a few more pictures to show the whole carving.  It shows some members if the family of Bacchus. Father: Zeus (supposedly the face of Robert … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday

Silent Sunday

Mid-June 2020. Deserted Resort due to CoronaVirus. A sunny, hot, Sunday afternoon and the beach should be full of families with children playing on the sands, buckets and spades, and the sounds of bat hitting ball. Beach cafes closed, ice-cream parlours boarded up, and the pier locked up. How are the families coping who have … Continue reading Silent Sunday

COWES WEEK – The Regatta

It’s called a Regatta, but that’s an understatement if ever there was one, for this yachtfest is Cowes Week, the time of year when the inhabitants of the English town of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, rent out their houses, kennel the dogs and cats, and disappear. The ‘yachties’ are about to descend on … Continue reading COWES WEEK – The Regatta

Weekly Photo Challenge,Life Imitates Art

Perhaps not the greatest interpretation of the challenge but I've lately been wanting to use one of the interesting tools in my imaging programme and thought this might be my opportunity. This sculpture was done by marine woodcarver Norman Gaches, from a tree that was destroyed in the great storm of 1987, outside Barton Manor … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge,Life Imitates Art