Blue and Yellow

Cee’s theme for her Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge this week is ‘blue and yellow’ – always a harmonious combination.

As it happens, the colour scheme of our kitchen is blue and yellow, and the endlessly talented Madame has made table mats, napkins, covers for appliances and many other things to match the theme. Including this wall hanging:

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue & Yellow

A double helping of biscuits

Based in Nantes, the French biscuit manufacturers Lu (Lefevre Utile) are long-established and happily still producing, even if not in their original factory. Their ‘petits écoliers’ chocolate biscuits – especially the plain chocolate version – cannot be recommended too highly.

Apart from the product itself, Lu’s publicity material is also iconic. This image is of a pair of their advertising signs from around the turn of the last century, and was taken in the Chateau des Ducs museum in Nantes.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pairs

Pink Rose

The plant kingdom is an obvious source of colourful monotones for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week, as demonstrated by this vibrant pink rose.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Colourful monotone

The Moto Guzzi

This unusually colourful classic Italian motorcycle fits well for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Motorcycles etcetera

Alpacas

There are plenty of farm animals round these parts to fulfil Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge  for this week.

However, for something a little out of the ordinary I decided to avoid using any of my images of cattle, horses or sheep and instead am using a photograph I took at a nearby alpaca farm.

Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge: Farm Animals

A Baleful Look

Right up until the most recent post in the Fun Foto Challenge, this week’s theme has been ‘candid’, but now it’s ‘catching people unawares’. It’s too late for me to change now, so you’re getting the post I’d already prepared.

At a recent Sunday market in the town of Chabanais there was, for no obvious reason, a small pen containing a few miserable-looking donkeys. The baleful stare that this one gave me suggests that he wasn’t happy to be photographed – or to be there in the first place.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Catching People Unawares

Consider The Lily

For this week’s ‘Fun Foto’ Challenege, Cee is looking for a macro or close-up image. Well, here is a look into the heart of a flowering lily. Be sure to keep that pollen off your clothes, because you’ll never get it off.

Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge: Macro