The Changing Seasons – February 2019

The changing Seasons is a challenge put up by Su from Zimmerbitch, a blogger from NZ.  This is my first attempt, so I hope I get it right.  I have already put posts up from walks and bike rides I have been doing, so I am pulling photos from the month that have not seen… Continue reading The Changing Seasons – February 2019

Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

This weeks Lens-Artist is hosted by Patty at P.A. Moed.  The theme is nature which gives us a lot of scope.  I have chosen a set of macro and other close ups of flowers along the River Thames, mostly because they remind me that the long lazy summer days are heading our way.  Something to… Continue reading Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

I have posted the odd pic of Hampton Court Palace along the way, but normally when the sun is up and the light is good, the crowds are there, and it is swarming with people.  I decided to stip off this morning on my early morning bike ride.  It's a cloudy morning and the sun… Continue reading Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

Medieval Waverley Circular near The North Downs Way

So I took another of my walks today, heading down to the North Downs way and following a circular route out of Tilford.  The route took me through a variety of different environments, and does a nice pass of the picturesque Waverley Abbey, which was the first Cistercian abbey in England.  It was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. … Continue reading Medieval Waverley Circular near The North Downs Way

Friendly Friday – stay in your comfort zone

My favorite challenge is the Friendly Friday challenge, hosted alternately by The Snow Melts Somewhere, and Amanda at Something to Ponder About, this week with Snow, who has given the challenge of 'stay in your comfort zone'. I've had a good think about this one, and am going to start with two of my real… Continue reading Friendly Friday – stay in your comfort zone

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