FOTD – 9th Feb 2019 – Unknown

Today I thought I would enter the challenge hosted by Cee, the Flower of the Day.  This is for two reasons, the first that I am excited that all of a sudden the spring flowers are pushing their way through on the grass bank outside my home, a definite sign that we can start looking… Continue reading FOTD – 9th Feb 2019 – Unknown

Crete in B&W

After years of travelling in the Ionian Islands, I came to Crete and instantly feel in love with the Island.  I mean not the really crazy bits around the airports, but the more quieter locations that can be found easy enough across this large Island. This year we were based in the foothills above Rethymnon,… Continue reading Crete in B&W

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Growth

This weeks challenge hosted by Dutch Goes The Photo is the theme Growth.  There are a number of different ideas I came up with, but I had to choose Fungi as I had not had the opportunity to use the following photo previously and I always loved it.  It was taken in the Autumn in… Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Growth

Lens-Artists Landscapes

This week's Lens -Artists challenge set by Amy is Landscapes. I have viewed some really stunning shots today, so I think I'm going to take a slightly different interpretation of this theme.  Please excuse the quality at times as these were all taken in the 1990's with film, and there has been some degradation in… Continue reading Lens-Artists Landscapes

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything Construction Related

This week Cee's B&W photo challenge is the subject 'Construction related'.  Living here in Kingston we have a lot of construction going on almost constantly.  Today was a nice sunny day, cold, but not clouded and snowing like the few days before.  I set about trying to get some good contrasts with the sky and… Continue reading Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything Construction Related

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Revisited

The Friendly Friday challenge is hosted alternately by The Snow Melts Somewhere and this week by Something to Ponder About.  The theme this week is 'Revisited', which I thought would be easy, but then had to really think about. In the end I chose somewhere that has been a large part of my life over… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Revisited