Posted on June 16, 2021
This fierce-looking swan on the lake in Linlithgow is waiting for its daily bread (even though you’re not supposed to feed them). The little duck is presumably waiting to grab any loose crumbs.
Posted on June 9, 2021
The weather forecast suggests that we’re in for a prolonged dry spell now, but May was very wet, so the foliage was very green and quite often embellished with raindrops.
Posted on June 2, 2021
A couple of years ago, we (which is to say Madame) sowed a pack of wild flower seeds at the back of the house. Included in the mix were some orange poppies and they just won’t quit.
Posted on May 26, 2021
Posted on May 19, 2021
This abstract tapestry hangs in the Museum of Tapestry in the town of Aubusson. Predominantly black and white(ish), it’s leavened by a few splashes of colour.
Posted on May 12, 2021
There is still an extensive medieval centre in the the city of Limoges although, unlike in many other places, the old buildings are still in active use with more up-to-date shops and businesses.
Posted on May 5, 2021
I’ve played a little fast and loose with the prompt for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week. ‘Real v Fake’ is the challenge, but what we have here is a model (i.e. fake) of medieval Bruges, set in the centre of the real Bruges.
Posted on April 28, 2021
Cee’s challenge for this ‘assignment’ is to juxtapose natural and man-made light.
This photograph shows the interior of the old church in the ancient village of Saint Cirq Lapopie. On the wall on the right is the natural light of the sun, but the rest of the illumination is provided by the sunlight passing through the man-made stained glass widows.
Posted on April 21, 2021
Posted on April 14, 2021
The Fun Foto Challenge this week has the theme of ‘texture’. There’s lots of that in this battered old doll’s baby carriage, not to mention the concreted wall behind it and the gravel beneath.