Posted on May 23, 2020
‘What is it?’ you may well ask when confronted by this stone artefact in the nearby village of Bonnefont.
It is – and there aren’t many of them about – part of a granite funerary ‘coffre’. The hole in the middle was designed to hold an urn of ashes and it would originally have stood on a pedestal. That has long gone, which is why the whole thing looks so short. It dates from the 4th century.
Posted on May 20, 2020
Who can resist the heady scent of roses?
Posted on May 19, 2020
The well-trained bird of prey – such as this owl – will always return to its handler: especially when there’s food to be had.
Posted on May 18, 2020
This is part of the Royal Villa at the eponymous hotel on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Best upgrade we ever had….
Monday Window 18 May 2020
Posted on May 17, 2020
I sort of knew what ‘negative space’ was before it came up as the theme for Week 20 of the 52 Week Smartphone Challenge. However, I had to look it up to be sure.
And I’m not entirely convinced that this image – taking advantage of that special light you get when the low sun breaks through the clouds after heavy rain – is fully on point, but it is quite dramatic.
52WeekSmartphoneChallenge 20 Negative Space
Posted on May 15, 2020
Cee’s theme for her Black & White Challenge this week is something long.
Well, a giraffe came to mind – such as this one in the Game Reserve on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Posted on May 13, 2020
Grandma’s birthday cakes always go down well…