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…

Curves and Arches at Salford Quays.

Salford Quays – a Major Urban Regeneration Project. By day or by night the architecture and engineering at Salford Quays provide a feast for the eyes. The area is near the end of the Manchester Ship Canal and was the site of the former Manchester Docks. These docks were the Read more…

Squares within Squares.

More Square Format. I’m using square format again, this time to show pictures of squares. Square tiles showing an idyllic rural scene, contrasting with the wall of this downtown Lisbon eaterie. Square panes in a window in Ciutadella in dappled sunlight: The squares on the sails of a local icon, 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…

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