Rhubarb, Rhubarb

What’s the problem? Never seen rhubarb before?

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: An Unusual Perspective

Splendid isolation

This larger than life statue stands in splendid isolation in the museum of the Vessuna Gallo-Roman archaeological site in Perigueux.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Just One

Disused Railway Lines

Possibly the most dreaded three words it is possible for any putative rail traveller to hear or see: ‘Replacement bus service’.

In this instance, the replacement is permanent, as the railway no longer serves the town of Chabanais. Although you can get the very occasional bus from outside the station…

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Lines

Pointing the finger

This rock formation in St Andrews juts out accusingly into the North Sea.

Cee’s Back & White Photo Challenge: Rocks, Boulders, Stones

Brrrr!

It’s been, as they say in northern England, ‘right parky’ for the past week or so, as these Queen Anne’s Lace seed heads testify.

Cee‘s Black & White Photo Challenge: Cold or chilly

The guitar

Cee’s theme for this week’s Black & White Challenge is anything to do with music.

My grandson is, though I say so myself, a very talented guitarist and this image is a detail of his electric guitar – or, more accurately, one of his electric guitars.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything to do with music

White swans

This week, I present a rare example of me multi-tasking. The image of these swans was captured by the lake next to Linlithgow Palace and it fulfils the criteria not only for Cee’s Midweek Challenge, where the prompt was ‘white’, but also her Black & White Challenge, for which the theme was ‘birds’.

CMMC 12 January 2022

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Birds

Is this elephant wild?

Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is animals, either wild or farmed. We are encouraged to be creative, however, so here is an image of an elaborate wall hanging that’s on display in the Japanese galleries of the Victoria & Albert Museum (the V&A) in London.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Farm or wild animals

Rough And Rocky

I would strongly advise against trying to negotiate your way across these rocks on the shore at Pittenweem. There are surely easier ways to break an ankle.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bumpy or Lumpy

Matching Tiles

The white tiled background gives you a fair idea of which room in a Scottish hotel this particular example of decorative carrosserie is to be found.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Matching Things