The Hungry Grasshopper

This little grasshopper helps the natural order of things by feeding from an orange poppy.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: 90% One Colour

Monday Window: Le Dorat (again)

Another quietly decaying window in the main shopping street (yes, really) of Le Dorat

#MondayWindow 26 October 2020

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 43 Film Noir

For this week’s Smartphone Challenge, the prompt is ‘Film Noir’ – ‘dark and moody’. This is another moonshot from just outside our house. I think it qualifies.

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 43 Film Noir

A mollusc

As everyone knows, snails are a species of mOllUsc:

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: must contain ‘O’ and ‘U’

Orange Poppy

Cee is lookung for a combination of orange and green for her Fun Foto Challenge this week. With the stem invisible, this wild orange poppy appears to be floating freely against a green background.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange and Green

Monday Window: Chartres Cathedral

Another impressive triptych of intricate stained glass in the mighty Cathedral at Chartres.

#MondayWindow 19 October 2020

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 42 Work

This was where I spent the last few years of my working life – my office at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. If only my desk here now was so tidy…

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 42 Work

Front Elevation

Our humble abode (aka ‘Brokedown Palace’).

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Outside Home

Eglantine

I believe that this variety of rose is known as Eglantine and it’s a very old one. It’s also pink, with a yellow heart, so suitable for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink & Yellow

Monday Window: Bussière-Poitevine

‘Nobody loves you when you’re down and out’.

#MondayWindow 12 October 2020