Tale Of A Tile

A couple of years ago, when such things were still permitted, there was an ‘expo’ of hobbies and (in the French sense) ‘passions’ in the village.

One exhibitor displayed part of his collection of decorative tiles, of which this was one of the most striking.

CMMC 6 January 2021

Red, Red Rose

This dark red rose also has a wonderful scent.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Dark Reds

The Hungry Grasshopper

This little grasshopper helps the natural order of things by feeding from an orange poppy.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: 90% One Colour

Scary

It’s just a grasshopper (deceased).

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Close-ups

Goggles

Cee’s after something that conveys the sense of seeing for her Fun Foto Challenge this week…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge 21 April 2020

Black and white on white

This black and white butterfly was happy to feast on the white buddleia bush that grows in our garden.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: White

Through a glass, darkly

Detail of the stopper of an antique coloured glass decanter, seen at an exhibition of old glassware and ceramics in our local village.

Posted in response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Circles, Curves and Arches

The confused grasshopper

This grasshopper must have got blown off course, as it finds itself in the middle of an orange poppy in our garden.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Close-up of flowers

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

Bishop’s Move

I used to be quite keen on chess – but that was over fifty years ago. Nowadays, although we do have a very nice chess set on display it very rarely gets used. I definitively gave up when my grandson – ten at the time – beat me comprehensively.

Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge: Things People Play With