It was a big sky day

It was a warm day. I could feel spring coming. I walked out to the Common, sat at a bench, and had an early lunch while enjoying the view. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

Blooming Odd

This masterpiece is by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder. Called A Still Life of Flowers in a Wan-Li Vase, it was painted around 1609! It hangs in the National Gallery, London. It’s a beautiful vase of flowers. There’s nothing odd about that, you may say. But you’d be wrong. These flowers could not exist together in... Continue Reading →

A working clock from the 1400s

It’s the third oldest clock and oldest working clock in the world. Found in old town square, Prague. We walked past it many times, but kept missing the hour when the clock would chime! Just around the corner is the place where 27 Bohemian Protestants were executed for their part in a revolt against the... Continue Reading →

An odd little duck

Some may say a duck in uniform is a little odd. But we think he’s charming. Spotted the soldier in Edinburgh🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 We were walking along the Royal Mile when my husband stopped at a shop window and pointed him out. He’s been ours ever since. For Becky’s Odd Squares Challenge

Monday Portrait

Image captured on my iPhone and edited using Hipstamatic. A red breasted robin perched on a hedge at Wisley garden. For Becky’s Monday Portrait

Flower of the day

It’s an old memory from Australia. There were orchids outside my in-laws’ caravan. The image was taken on the phone and edited using Hipstamatic. It’s for Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge

Zigzag

I’m still slowly going through the old Daily Post Photo Challenges. I’m now up to 1 August, 2014. The challenge was to show our interpretation of zigging and zagging. Here it is. A snippet of street art found in London. It was celebrating the NHS.

Fantastic time at the West End

One day to a newbeginning. Will you raise theflag of freedom high? The old songs have been going around in my head since we returned from watching Les Misérables on New Years Day. I've loved this musical since it came out in 1985. I must have been around nine or ten years old. I loved... Continue Reading →

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