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Merry Monday – Ice Ablaze…

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My Weekly Challenge – W is for WATER… and Wine!!

Water – the stuff of life! Water, the stuff of death. Yes… water, we need it… but, in all its forms it can be a killer too! Steam – for propulsion or sanitation, water for irrigation or leisure… and ice, … Continue reading

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Frigid Smile?

So… what comes after the happy smile post? A frigid affair? Indeed! Last month we had more snow in a day than we ever want to see in a lifetime. After two days of cabin fever we went out to … Continue reading

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Frozen!

Yep… the temperatures have sure plummeted, as Ailsa points out. Two weeks ago folk were going about here talking about just how mild it was for this time of the year. So mild in fact, that I spotted a butterfly … Continue reading

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Mono Monday… Bonus!

I was in two minds… so, you’ve got a bonus photo today! I was gonna ask if you’d like to join my queue… for a lick of ice cream? However, I took the photo of this bug on Saturday and … Continue reading

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Focus… or not?

Is it only me but I think crappy lenses give rubbish out of focus photo resulted. However, good, crisp lenses help create great bokeh effects when the focus is dialled all out of whack! I’ve posted nighttime badly focused pics … Continue reading

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Memory Builders… the Blackberries!

Back to last week’s Autumn Harvest post! I mentioned there that I spotted an abundant crop along the hedgerows. Well, what I didn’t mention was the fact that when the two grandsons arrived home after school, they twisted my arm … Continue reading

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Hands

This week Ailsa has handed us a fun challenge. Yep… we have to hand it to the good lady! So… that got me thinking… I have a few good photos at hand to show you. Another gallery? Why not? Mostly… … Continue reading

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