Funny statues and lemur

This week’s challenge is “fun”. In fact I missed the past two ones as I was busy replenishing my photo album collection while touring the Pacific Northwest with the Wife. A few months ago we went with some friends in the Alps and we came across some very weird statues. The gentleman who creates them... Continue Reading →

Opposites – Complementary Colours

  Today’s theme is "opposites". I chose to interpret this topic in my own way. Often, opposites are complementary. As with complementary colours. Complementary colours are made of opposite colours in the spectrum: violet and yellow. Green and red (as in the above picture of a poppy in the Somme, where we celebrated the centenary... Continue Reading →

Dinnertime Photography

Today’s photo challenge is dinnertime photography. It’s a fact that when on holidays in our beautiful Ariege (Deep South in the Pyrenees on the Spanish border) I always have my camera ready at hand to take a picture or two. Last August I rushed to the mountain torrent at the end of our garden and... Continue Reading →


Today’s photo challenge is “connected” in all senses of the term. Roads and paths can connect you (as in La Roche Guyon, with the above network of paths in the public garden taken from the top of the medieval castle). People can be connected too, with the ubiquitous Smartphone, as in Versailles (above). This tends... Continue Reading →

Half and Half Challenge

Today’s photo challenge is “half and half” so I chose a few pictures cut in the middle. I was spoiled for choice today. Above is a shop keeper having a smoke at her door-step. Berlin steps, outside the Bundestag building. Olafur Eliasson’s installation at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. Reflection of a street off... Continue Reading →

Off-Season Photo Challenge

I love Normandy. Yet, off-season over there is a bit of an all-year round thing. A wee bit like Summer in Scotland. Well, frankly, it’s hadly any better than Scotland, but it is a beautiful area too. So when we set foot in Orbec on July 14th, 2011 (Bastille Day), we weren’t really surprised that... Continue Reading →

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