Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

There are few things that convey a greater sense of serenity than a perfect reflection, as in this image of the River Vienne as it flows through the town of Chabanais.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Woods

Not quite constituting a wood in itself, this line of trees divides the two fields that lie behind our house. On a clear, bright sunny morning after a very cold clear night earlier this year, the frost on the bare branches was too good to miss.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Woods

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude

On a sunny autumn day in St Andrews, my grandson dips a toe in the waters of the North Sea.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 23 – Trees

On a clear and frosty morning, the sun shines through the line of oak trees that borders one of our fields.

Sun and Frost

Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 23 – Trees

Tuesdays of Texture: Rope

I really liked the contrast between the black and white plaited ropes and the stainless steel whatever-it-is-that-they-wind-rope-round on this catamaran, moored at Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. We were about to embark on a sunset cruise, so the low evening light also enhanced the texture.

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Tuesdays of Texture Week 52

Mundane? Bus Stop

This bus stop was actually adjacent to the watchman’s hut that I featured last week. It’s ‘just’ a bus stop, but I liked the symmetry, the angularity of the shadows and the warm glow of the morning sun through the plastic walls.

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Mundane Mondays

Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape

Not far from here, if you go down a country lane and then take the lane that leads off that, you will come across this tranquil landscape:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape