Land & Seacapes, OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY

THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTNING

  I can hear your whisper and distant mutter. I can smell your damp on the breeze and in the sky I see the halo of your violence. Storm I know you are coming.” ― Robert Fanney     The fields quivering, the skyline a grimace, At any second to bang and vanish with a… Continue reading THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTNING

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WINDING ROAD – Road Trip With Cuddles

You can listen to the rest of this beautiful song here And I can see a little house on top of the hill And I can smell the ocean, the salt in the air And I can see you, you're standing there And you're washing your car And I can see California sun in your… Continue reading WINDING ROAD – Road Trip With Cuddles

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ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Wildlife

THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE | Poetry – A Soft Place to Fall

The images featured in this post are of Mr T's (semi-tame) Shrike, they were taken yesterday during sunset at Custard Cottage. This beautiful winged one appears to be a loner with no mate in sight, she's been hanging around Custard Cottage for some time now and gives the naughty Drongos a real run for their money,… Continue reading THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE | Poetry – A Soft Place to Fall

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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED TO ME…

Intelligence resides between us as much as it resides in us. And it resides within the subconscious much more than it does the conscious. We’re just conscious-biased: our conscious mind wants us to think it’s the be all and end all.” ― James Rozoff, The Association A funny thing happened to me last week, funny-strange… Continue reading A FUNNY THING HAPPENED TO ME…

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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY

NEVER GIVE UP THE QUEST FOR BEAUTY

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with string These are a few of my favourite things Cream coloured ponies and crisp apple strudels Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These… Continue reading NEVER GIVE UP THE QUEST FOR BEAUTY

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Dogs

If you are going to run away – always, always take a dog

“The relationship between a dog and a human is always complicated. The two know each other in a way nobody else quite understands, a connection shrouded in personal history, temperament, experience, instinct, and love.” ― Jon Katz, A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me I ran away from home when I was 9 and three… Continue reading If you are going to run away – always, always take a dog

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Cats

THE CAT WHO WORE MAKE UP

 Once upon a time ... there was a cat called Lexie, a hand-me-down cat from a previous human family who were moving house and didn't want her any longer. Lexie lived in a small house with her new human and two other cats called Chiquita and Pepito.  She wasn't a snob or stuck up like… Continue reading THE CAT WHO WORE MAKE UP

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Digital Photography Tips

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Good morning friends I am delighted to announce that today is LAUNCH day! Remember I have limited the class to only 10 students in order to give each participant my individual attention but once the seats are gone, they're gone.  If you're keen to join the class, I encourage you to jump in right away and… Continue reading EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

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Dogs

STEADFAST AS A STAFFIE

It's hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor.” ― Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie The moment I walked onto the patio, she began showing off and acting like a clown.  When I paid no heed to her mad antics, she rewarded me with incessant barking; "Look at me!… Continue reading STEADFAST AS A STAFFIE