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Sunshine’s Macro Monday #86

I’ve been out and about again with my trusty iPhone6 snapping away at the local flora in the Domaine’s gardens. Sunshine’s Macro Monday Challenge is hosted by Irene a formidable photographer who encourages us to scrutinise the smallest of details by getting up close… Continue Reading “Sunshine’s Macro Monday #86”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #77

It’s such fun showcasing beautiful flora – flowers, shrubs, trees, bushes and leaves – throughout the year. Cee’s challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favour of that? Challenge rules, why not join… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #77”

Silent Sunday #63

Last year all my photographs were from Australia, this year they are from France.

Song Lyric Sunday #37

Okay, so today’s prompt is girl’s names beginning with an « S » just like mine. So what do I have in my archives in response to Jim Adams’ prompt for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday Challenge? What about All for you Sophia by… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #37”

One word Sunday: wind

Are we talking about the movement of air, a spiral, burping a baby, getting one’s breath back or…who knows? I’ve decided to join in with Debbie Smyth’s One Word Sunday challenge, largely because she sets them well in advance – always an advantage in… Continue Reading “One word Sunday: wind”

Sculpture Saturday #54

Here’s another of our local civic works. Appropriately enough this one is adjacent to the small fishing port in Cros-de-Cagnes. Rémi Pesce’s (1930 – ) “Poisson Lunaire,”  a 1996 bronze fish with a blue patina is totally at home in the sheltered port. Of… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #54”

Friendly Friday Challenge: something fishy

The Friendly Friday Challenge is now a fortnightly challenge co-hosted by Amanda from Something to Ponder About and Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles.  Again, the Friendly Friday Blog Challenge is asking us to share a story, photographs, poem or recipe on the theme: Something… Continue Reading “Friendly Friday Challenge: something fishy”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #76

It’s such an enjoyable exercise, showcasing beautiful flora – flowers, shrubs, trees, bushes and leaves – throughout the year. Cee’s challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favour of that? Challenge rules, why… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #76”

One from the Vaults: Mistaken Identity

Today we’re heading back down memory lane to a post in wrote in April 2013 but which makes reference to earlier incidences. Or should that be coincidences? A recent UK television drama [Broadchurch] involving the murder of a child was based in a fictional… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Mistaken Identity”

Thursday doors #112

I’m finally hors doors and am going to be dipping into my archives for red doors, posh doors, really really old doors, wrought iron doors, gates, church doors etc etc until I can venture more than 10km from my front door. Here’s my picks… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #112”