First Rose of 2020 and Bud ©HelenBushe

CFFC: Sense of Smelling.

I’m still photographing this first rose of 2020 in the garden. I’ve been watching it carefully since its tiny bud emerged. It’s scent is amazing. I can find no other images that so much suggest scent for this week’s challenge from Cee, so this will stand alone. To see much Read more…

The Green, Green Grass of Home.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week calls for all things Green. Here are a few shots all of which were taken not too far from home, hence the corny title of this post! Some lambs and their mothers were enjoying the shade under a tree on the opposite bank of Read more…

An Old Bible in a 1000-year-old Church.

Last week I posted about visiting Stydd Chapel near the village of Ribchester in Lancashire. (see below for link) This tiny chapel dates back almost 1000 years, to the days of the Knights Hospitallers. The bible on the lectern isn’t as old, but worth a closer look: Viewed from the Read more…

Roofs: from Lisbon’s Red Tiles to Oxford’s Spires.

………..from the roofs of Valletta dating back to the times of the Knights Templar………… to the modern roof on Lisbon’s Oriente Train Station….. ………..from a tiled roof on an electricity substation in Menorca…………to a shelter in our local park. I’ll leave you to guess which is which! Please click on Read more…

Fire Hydrants can be Fun!

Along with doors and their hinges, and windows with their lace curtains, I can’t resist photographing fun fire hydrants when I encounter them on my travels. Thank goodness for WordPress, for my blogging friends and followers and for Cee for her challenge this week CFFC: Fire Hydrants. This challenge gives Read more…

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