Duck Feathers

I took this photograph at Al Ain Zoo, in the United Arab Emirates. A bog-standard common duck may seem out of place surrounded by all manner of exotic fauna, but its feathers are nothing to be ashamed of.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Feathers

The Swan

Cee’s topic for this week is ‘feathers’, so here is a serene swan on the lake in Linlithgow.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Feathers

The Story Behind A Door: What’s with the feathers?

Thanks to the Thursday Doors weekly challenge hosted by Norm, I’m always on the lookout for the unusual when it comes to those moving structures that allow or bar access or egress to an enclosed space (don’t you just love Wikipedia?). This one seems to be particularly suitable for the latest WordPress Discover challenge.

At first glance, this doorway in Loches is nice enough, without being anything out of the ordinary…


…but who stuck all these pigeon feathers in the doorframe? And, more to the point, why? Who knows the story behind this particular door?


Discover Challenges – Door