The Entrance to a Machievellian House, perhaps? Gargoyles adorn the Bridge posts. It has been a while since I posted a photography post, but I have been chatting to another blogger about hosting a photography challenge recently, so thought I would get back to the swing of posting photography. I will soon be leaving for… Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Bridges
SHARE A SERIES OF PHOTOS THAT SHOW THE GRAND SCALE AND THE DETAIL OF THE SCENE asks Nadia Merrill The Grand Scale..... And a small detail: For more details click here
Norway provides many opportunities for a pop of colour! Day Eleven in the photo101 challenge
Two earthquakes in the 7.1- 7.4 range left Christchurch reeling, and the cathedral which had stood fro 180 years, extensively damaged. These photos of Cathedral square were taken before the first big quake: September 2010.
I am a Rosemaler? This is my Rosemaling, through a Photo editing Camera app. I am planning on adding a border with an appropriate proverb. Rosemaling is the traditional art of Norway, and today is Norway's bi centenary: 200 years an independent nation today. Gratulerer med dagen, Norway. How about that? Australia is older than… Continue reading Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge – Work of Art
Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge - Spring Nothing is more evocative of Spring than a pretty display of flowers. Springtime for me means more afternoons spent on the beach with the dog and having a late Sunday afternoon meal of Fish n chips as the sun goes down and the lights go up. Something… Continue reading Daily Post Photo Challenge – Spring
Letters, especially hand-written ones, are fast becoming an historic phenomenon. The excitement that comes with receiving a letter correlates to the amount of time waiting for it. And if it is a handwritten letter, it is almost as if that person is spending some time with us, as we hear their voice in our head when we read their words, with their own personal inflections and mannerisms.
Letters in all forms are wonderful. I used to be an avid writer, as was my family, and have many copies of my old letters from penfriends.
I have dug through my photo library to find some unusual examples:
Not many people outside Australia know that the members of the famous pop music group of the sixties, "The Bee Gees" actually grew up in Redcliffe, Australia. The Bee Gees rose to world popularity, fame and fortune over the next two decade with iconic songs and their trademark falsettos. And so, the township of… Continue reading The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge – Monument
Always worthy of seeing again: Te Mata Peak, a threshold here for Hang Gliders, not for the author of this blog to cross.
As I stood here, taking this photography, I pondered about the many people who had crossed the wide expanse of the world's ocean to settle this land. They must have had a different type of threshold to cross.
There is nothing quite like a beautiful garden to make you feel the peace and serenity - nature's atmosphere. And the Danish forests are certainly full of atmosphere. Just look at this one: and another I previously posted in a different season Once a week A Word in Your Ear dips into… Continue reading A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Atmospheric