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2017 Favourite…

Ben has got the jump on me for this week’s challenge! I usually do four or five galleries for the last days of the year… to show you my favourite pics per quarter and then some that didn’t quite make … Continue reading

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Happy Friday… Why Not?

So, I’m going to wind you up a little today! It’s Friday and I haven’t mentioned the book for weeks. That means… you’ve all forgotten about the thing! Soon, very soon… the big fella with the white hair and beard … Continue reading

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Happy Friday – Something Different

Firstly, let me begin by saying that work is going great. Today is the last day of week three. Yep, I seem to have the commuting thing sorted. We had to get another car, new for us, to make driving … Continue reading

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Ostentatious

OSTENTATIOUS: Characterised by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress. Synonyms: showy, pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel… There you have some of the definitions of the big brassy word! It even sounds ostentatious to say ostentatious. Then… throw in … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Travel Travails!

Actually, based on yesterday’s rather lengthy and taxing commute I must have a rethink! The train is fine but the bus component is not!! Sorry, capital NOT!! To tell you the truth… the time it takes to walk from the … Continue reading

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Mirror!

I’m with Jen on this one. I’m also always looking for “the shot!” Like Jen, I’m also always looking at the angels and the options of capturing reflective images. Mirror surfaces, glass, water and glossy paint add extra dimensions to … Continue reading

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Surface – Light and Texture!

I was looking at this photo when Ben’s daily prompt arrived. I don’t often take part but on the surface of things it gave me the perfect excuse to use the photo and participate! Light reflecting off the surface of … Continue reading

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Curve

This week’s challenge has got me excited. Curve. I find the curve to be a sensual, often sexy shape. Maybe because I’m one of those grumpy old fella’s that’s fond of form. Simple shapes… like the wine glass… or the … Continue reading

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