Tag Archives: #2018picoftheweek

After Dark

So I arrived home after Monday’s walk with thoughts of a hot coffee, a hot meal, and a warm bath … to utter darkness. Not a glimmer of light. What! A phone call later—oh, it’s a power cut, and the … Continue reading

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After the rain …

After the rain, the fungi appear. But that’s not the focus of this photo. It’s that myriad of tiny waterdrops. #2018picoftheweek: Liquid As to the mushroom, I almost stood on it, so small and lost in the long grass.

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Into the Woods

No, not the Sondheim musical that cleverly combines plots from fairy tales by Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault. And neither the book by John Yorke that explores ‘How Stories Work and Why We Tell Them’. Though I recommend both of … Continue reading

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Festive Colours

One of the #2018picoftheweek titles is Fall Colours. But do I display photos taken at the beginning of the season? Hawthorn and dogwood have been presenting their full colours since mid August. Or ought I to wait until late December to … Continue reading

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Mystery Lady

Who is she, this lady who presides over the south porch portal at All Saints church, Intwood? The photo (#picoftheweek: Mystery) I took because … the light, the preservation, the lichen (there’s even a small cushion of moss on her head), … Continue reading

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At the Heart of the City

Norwich, a Viking-Saxon foundation, has been a major trading centre at least since the reign of King Æthelstan (924-939). The marketplace we see today, with its former colourful canvas tilts now replaced in more durable materials, was moved to this … Continue reading

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The Garlanded Berries of Autumnal Black Bryony

Since a young child enchanted by the Flower Fairies books, Black Bryony has been one of my favourite wayside flowers. Or, more correctly, one of my favourite autumn berries. Pretty. But do not touch, for these berries are poisonous. Not … Continue reading

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Dawn Lights

There are many advantages of starting a walk in the early morning. The bird calls that later fade away. The freedom from traffic and its noise. Misty horizons, full of enchantment. And the sun on the morning dew. #2018picoftheweek: Lights … Continue reading

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Multi-car Pile-up

Not my usual subject when out with the camera, but these cars awaiting scrapage called loudly to me. #2018picoftheweek: Transport

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When Cleanliness Was Next to Godliness

I visit many churches on my rambles. This week I visited St Mary’s at Long Stratton (Norfolk, England). The stained glass east window was a delight being a ‘modern’ creation (hmm, 1929) incorporating medieval fragments, some very early, from both … Continue reading

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