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Song Lyric Sunday #45

This week’s prompt for Jim Adams’ Song Lyric Sunday Challenge is Greet/Hey/Howdy. Lighting on the “Hey” I immediately thought about one of my fave songs by one of my fave artists, oft featured here. In my book, you can’t have too much Lenny. Thinking… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #45”

Song Lyric Sunday #44

This week’s prompt for Jim Adams’ Song Lyric Sunday Challenge is Old/ New/ Borrowed/ Blue – a wedding theme perhaps? In fact I immediately thought of White Wedding by Billy Idol. Quite possibly not what was intended by the prompt, but never mind! Billy… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #44”

One from the Vaults: I’m not on holiday, I’m working!

One of many posts from my back catalogue about my family which if you recall is now just my two younger sisters. One of my sisters bought this cushion which says: “Happiness is having a large loving family…..in another city!” So true –  although… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: I’m not on holiday, I’m working!”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #109

What 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 in?… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #109”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #108

What 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 in?… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #108”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #107

What 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 in?… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #107”

Song Lyric Sunday #43

This week’s prompt for Jim Adams’ Song Lyric Sunday Challenge is City/County/Country/State/Town. Places like New York and California feature prominently, so what do I have in my archives that fits the bill? How about New York: Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys? Alicia… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #43”

Sculpture Saturday #60

Leaving behind the posts of the past few weeks of works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, I’m back looking at local civic structures. This striking sculpture by American sculptor Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976) was previously on display in La Colle… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #60”

Friendly Friday Challenge: road trip

The Friendly Friday Challenge is now a fortnightly challenge co-hosted by Amanda from Something to Ponder About and Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles.  Sandy’s  Friendly Friday Blog Challenge is about road trips. I’ve written extensively and ad nauseum about our various road trips around… Continue Reading “Friendly Friday Challenge: road trip”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #106

What 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 in?… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #106”