Frosty Morning

So far at least our winter has been wet rather than cold, but there has been the odd frosty morning:

Posted in response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Winter

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Portal

What lies beyond this mysterious gate in Perigueux?

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Portal

Monday Window – Chartres

This week it’s the turn of stained glass for Khürt’s Monday Window challenge.

This is one of the biggest windows you’ll see anywhere: the rose window in the Cathedral of Chartres.

#MondayWindow 6 January 2020

Embers

The wood-burning stove is running well.

Posted for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Hot or Cold

Raindrops on roses

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge with the theme of ‘opposing colours’ here’s a classic subject with a classic colour contrast:

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Opposing colours

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Retrospective

At the turn of a decade, Frank has chosen the theme of ‘Retrospective’ for his challenge this week.

Ten years ago, we were living in Abu Dhabi and our daughter and her family – including our then two years old twin grandsons – were memorably with us for the Christmas holiday. One day we took them to the water park in the Corniche gardens, where they had great fun getting soaking wet.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Retrospective

Monday Window – Le Dorat

The nearby town of Le Dorat hosted the ‘Mondial de Tonte’ (that’s the world sheep-shearing championships) back in July. For such an occasion, the place was, naturally, ‘en fête’, with most shop doors and windows being decorated with amusing pictures such as this one:

(You can find more of these images here)

#MondayWindow 30 December 2019