There is something faintly threatening in this silhouette of a French military helicopter against a backdrop of looming clouds. Not to worry though, it was only at a nearby air display a few years ago.
For her Black & White Challenge this week, Cee wants to see a concrete structure.
So be it. This concrete pylon supports the electricity cables that still deliver power out here in the sticks. They are obviously pretty durable, as they have to be, but nothing is going to stop the ubiquitous brambles from having a go.
This old stone staircase in the Bordeaux town of Saint-Emilion is rather grand, especially considering that it’s not in a stately home but rather an open-sided building housing a number of artisan workshops.