Lens Artists Challenge #28 – Curves

Firstly, thank you to Perpetua who invited me to join this challenge, hosted on Travels and Trifles this week.  I much appreciate the invite. I found this challenging in having to choose amongst the multitude of curves I have in my photos.  I opted then for those that mean something to me as a person. … Continue reading Lens Artists Challenge #28 – Curves

Mountains & Motivation

There was a time when I would climb a mountain on a whim.  I’m not talking about technical climbing with ropes and equipment.  No what they call scrambling, where you just find your way up even if it means a little free climbing along the way.  I’ve climbed quite a few in my time, Mount… Continue reading Mountains & Motivation

There is no such thing as a cheap holiday

This time of year and we start to think about a holiday abroad. Where would we like to go? Where can we afford to go? A scan of the internet soon narrows the possibilities as a few affordable options start to appear on the screen. When I first started taking an annual vacation, back in… Continue reading There is no such thing as a cheap holiday

Corfu – first footsteps, a date with Poseidon and sea journeys

So far in my blogs about the Ionian Islands, I have concentrated on what I feel are my favourites. At this point I need to clarify that these have only become my favourites because I have spent so much time on them. The virtues of the less-explored parts of the group are there for all… Continue reading Corfu – first footsteps, a date with Poseidon and sea journeys

Ithaca – sleepy towns and a walk in the night

It had taken me a long time of passing by Ithaca before I finally set foot on its soil. From that point forward the island was to feature in my life quite strongly for the next few years. After our summer season working in the islands, my brother and I headed for New Zealand, the… Continue reading Ithaca – sleepy towns and a walk in the night

Ithaca – finding our way to the island of the gods

On my journey through the Ionian I have got a little involved with the Island of Cephalonia for the past couple of weeks. I step now across the narrow channel of sea to its smaller sibling, Ithaca. Here I have made a lot of visits, and had plenty of time to explore almost every inch… Continue reading Ithaca – finding our way to the island of the gods