Down By The Creek

Shrouded in an orange tarpaulin, this cargo waits to be loaded onto a dhow in Dubai Creek.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange

Frozen

During a cold snap back in February, the ice on this frozen puddle had an intriguing abstract appearance. It reminded me a little of a lady’s fancy bonnet.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Puddles

Channeling King Canute

My grandson doing his King Canute impression here by trying to turn back the tide on the beach at St Andrews.

Result: predictable. But full marks for trying.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sand

Feed Me Now

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wildlife

Raindrops

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Green Foliage

The Poppies Are Back

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Flowers

Use of Cruet

This cruet set (salt and pepper shakers) is rather charming.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Male v Female

Abstract Tapestry

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Colour v Black & White

Repurposed

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Old v New

In Bruges

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.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Real v. Fake