Category Archives: Photos

Sunday Picture Post: Black Bryony’s Traffic Lights Berries

While it’s true that Black Bryony’s berries are red, they pass through several colours on their way. I was late in finding them this year; I almost missed the lights.

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I Have the Power

A farmer’s wind turbines, while in the distance pylons carry power from the National Grid. To my mind, the photo qualifies for the title: Technology For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia

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CCC#48: The Old Red Bridge

No longer does it carry a thoroughfare No more do the horses draw clattering carts here Alas, the ancient bricks now in slow decay The Old Red Bridge has had its day Now tiddlers paddle with their jars Arriving here … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #48

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Bittersweet

Tuesday it rained. Which made the berries look all the more juicy… Bittersweet is a member of the nightshade family. Inadvisable to eat. Indeed, everything about this delightful delicate plant is toxic to humans and animals.

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Waterproof Waders

And the title I’ve chosen this week for the #2019picoftheweek challenge is… FEET I swear the swans at Whitlingham enjoy having their photos taken. This one patiently posed. But he didn’t realise I was after his feet. For details of … Continue reading

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CCC47: Mellow Yellow

Red light slipping into yellow Tones everything it touches mellow Through the windowpane, it peeps O’er the windowsill, it creeps A welcome in the room it fills Contrasts with the seeping chills That this autumnal time of year does bring

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #47

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Cross-bred Plums

The wild plum cross-pollinates freely with the orchard-grown varieties… greengage, damson, you name it. So I’m not going to name this one thing or another. I had to include this. Love the colours.

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Reflecting on My Favourite Things

One of the titles for #2019picoftheweek challenge is My Favourite Things. Nine months now I’ve been pondering on this. When the answer was there all the time. The wide blue sky. Trees in full leaf offering shade. And a slow … Continue reading

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