Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

A palm tree reflected in the blue plate glass windows of the Bainunah Hilton on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche.

The double bluff is that the palm tree is actually a mobile phone mast.

Juxtaposition

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Three photographs with a recurring theme, taken at the Vallee des Singes, in the Vienne departement.

The one of the Capucins has already been featured, with others, in another post over on my other blog.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

A stained glass window in the church at Montrol-Senard.

Stained glass

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

Snowdrops traditionally mark the arrival of spring:

Beginning

Winter Walk

It’s been pleasantly, if unseasonably, warm and sunny lately here at Tranquility Base: perfect weather for a walk along the quiet local roads.

The road to St Barbant

The hedgerows are full of both life and death:

Some more images:

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

So, which two year old wouldn’t like playing peek-a-boo with grandpa?

Peek-a-boo

Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

Community? Well, it’s a broad brief, to be sure. I suppose ‘community of interest’ would qualify as an example, and if these guys don’t have a shared interest – and mutual trust – then I don’t know who does.

Air Display Team

[National Day celebrations in Abu Dhabi; also illustrates one of the advantages of living on the twelfth floor]