Month: August 2020

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #56

These photos were taken while I was out and about, though I was particularly pleased to have captured one of a bee enjoying my herbs. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your helpful feedback and kind comments on these… Continue Reading “Sunshine’s Macro Monday #56”

Amazing Follower Award I

Back in June – doesn’t time fly? – I was most kindly nominated for the Amazing Follower Award by the wonderful Mrs Holiman who spread’s God’s word over at God’s Love. Please check out her blog and show her some love and support. About… Continue Reading “Amazing Follower Award I”

Silent Sunday #33

Today I’ve chosen a photograph from our 2019 #adventuredownunder showing the port in Townsville, Queensland

Song Lyric Sunday #7

This is Jim Adams’ Song Lyric Sunday Challenge, a man after my own heart as he posts the challenges well in advance giving us all time to choose an appropriate response. This week’s prompt is Cruel/Evil/Horrible/Monster/Wicked. As usual, I spent time mentally going through… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #7”

The Musette: real men do eat quiche

Quiche has an unfashionable reputation, and if it’s badly made or it’s been hanging around for too long then it loses its charm quickly. But if it’s made well and eaten fresh, it’s a dish that defines moreishness and a recipe that’s filled with… Continue Reading “The Musette: real men do eat quiche”

Sculpture Saturday #23

This large duck sits in the gardens of a hotel we stayed in a couple of years ago, Château des Tourelles, Pornichet – La Baule. It rather amused me as I have a much smaller rubber version that sits in my guest bathroom. An… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #23”

Friday Photo Challenge – splendour in the grass

Amanda’s Challenge this week is to demonstrate Splendour in the Grass, which sounds as if it should be the title of a film or blockbuster book. She has some magnificent photos vividly illustrating her point on her blog StPa (Something to Ponder About., where… Continue Reading “Friday Photo Challenge – splendour in the grass”

One from the vaults: Another Trip down Memory Lane

Of course, at this time of year, we’d normally be watching the Vuelta a Espana and consequently we’re heading back to Marbella for the opening stages of the 2015 race. It’s an area which holds many fond memories for us, as I explain below.… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Another Trip down Memory Lane”

Thursday doors #82

Would you credit it? We’re still in Mougins village!   Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun by creating your… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #82”

Trip to Fréjus: Part I

After an enjoyable lunch at the Clos des Roses vineyard, we decided to explore Fréjus. We’ve cycled past it many a time but have not previously visited either its Roman ruins or its Old Town. Now, if you’ve read any of my earlier trip… Continue Reading “Trip to Fréjus: Part I”