Challenge Your Camera #8

Sport I won’t say I’m the least sporty person I know, but I’m come pretty close. Poor balance, problems with proprioception – basically that means I don’t ‘know’ where my body is in spatial terms, and hyper-mobility means team games are out.As for watching sport? Looking back, I’ve watched some ‘major’ events over the past…

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Challenge your Camera #7

Bridges To state that since humans were confronted by bodies of water there have been bridges is just a tad presumptuous. The animal world has been in the construction game for millennia, and in darker recesses there are probably plants, organisms and microbes doing exactly the same.From basic log structures, now rotted into the very…

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Challenge Your Camera #6 Colour Splash

Same destination, different path. I have many excuses for my decision: I don’t have the App for my phone; if I had the App I wouldn’t be going outside in the cold to use it; I’m not going out because I’m one of the few who’s had side effects from the vaccine jab.If you don’t…

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Taking up the camera challenge

Challenge #5: Steps and Stairs Thanks to HopsSkipsandJumps I learned about these regular photo challenges, and I felt the urge to climb aboard the photo fun. My first offerings, as we’re still in Lockdown, are some ‘blasts from the past’: Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. Imposing, Grade 1 listed Tudor Moot Hall stands on the corner of…

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Snow came – snow went

Snowdonia. Where’s the snow? You’d think the clue was in the name. But no. Despite living within Snowdonia National Park, between two mountains, we rarely get snow. So any fall is worth a photograph. Driving South, into the valley between the two mountains: And that was it. We are in Lockdown so excursions are few…

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Art in the time of lockdown # 14

Contemplations Being in lockdown brings into focus just what you have. For some, it’s what they don’t have. But that is their loss. I decided to return to my Art in Lockdown theme – well, to be honest, I began this one months ago. I love and admire the work of Frida Kahlo, and just…

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