White Orchids

There is something serene about these white orchids, especially when set against a black background.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Whites or Creams

Monday Window: Limoges Cathedral

Another beautifully renovated stained glass window from the cathedral in Limoges.

#MondayWindow 16 November 2020

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 46 Greed

When faced with a theme of the Seven Deadly Sins, one must choose carefully, for a variety of reasons.

I think I’m on reasonably safe ground with ‘greed’, however.

And Madame does make exceedingly good cakes….

52WeekSmartphoneChallenge: 46 Seven Deadly Sins

Smiley Aeroplane

You can’t help seeing a smiley face on this old RAF training aircraft at the Yorkshire Air Museum.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything that flies

Red, Red Rose

This dark red rose also has a wonderful scent.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Dark Reds

Monday Window: Le Dorat

Quite a contrast in the state of repair of the windows – not to mention the roofs – of these adjoining buildings in the Place Collègiale in Le Dorat.

As I recall, that boulangerie did a mean pain aux raisins.

#MondayWindow 9 November 2020

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 45 Musical

‘Musical’ is the theme for Week 45 of the Smartphone Challenge, so here is a detail from the electric keyboard that our grandsons use when they are staying with us:

As it happens, the theme for Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is ‘Music’, so this post will apply for that too.

Who says men can’t multi-task?

52WeekSmartphoneChallenge; 45 Musical

 

The Purple Peacock

Purple and violet are the key colours in this wall-hanging of a peacock, quilted by Madame and now taking pride of place in our daughter’s new home.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Purples & Violets

Monday Window: Chabanais

The window of one of many abandoned independent shops (this one a butcher’s) in the town of Chabanais.

#MondayWindow 2 November 2020

52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 44 Viewpoint

Fun fact: nobody has ever had direct sight of the back of their own head: it requires a different viewpoint.

52WeekSmartphoneChallenge: 44 Viewpoint