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Wanderlust: WordPress Photo Challenge.

A lone cloud rides along in the blue heavens. Candy floss clouds join it. Signals from a TV aerial wander, invisibly, around. A bird traverses the sky. Several jet planes leave their calling cards.   Thanks for dropping by. Dorne x  

Dense: WordPress Photo Challenge.

A public footpath winds its way over to the ash tree on the horizon and down the other side of the field. In the summer months the path is claimed by nature. Monster nettles, that leave you with more than a slight rash and hogweed…

WordPress Photo Challenge: It IS Easy Being Green!

This week WordPress asked us to post on the subject of It IS Easy Being Green! For me… that IS easy as green is one of my favourite colours. I drive a green car, have a green front door to our cottage, have…

Atop: WordPress photo challenge.

So, on this wild and extremely windy Saturday afternoon, the Daisy dog and I stood atop the cliff gardens and watched the violent waves bash the shoreline below. We clambered up an exposed and rather slippery path to take in the view and make…

Make a wish: my take on the WordPress photo challenge.

    Choose a star, a cloud, a tree, a sunset, a bird, a butterfly… in fact just about anything that appeals to you and grabs you by the heart. Make a good, true wish and write it down on a piece of paper. Don’t…

WordPress Photo Challenge: The Road Taken.

So, when I’m out with the daisy dog I’m thinking and making my plans. It’s my time to get a hold of myself and methodically wade through life’s mess and confusion. Most mornings I climb the hill opposite our cottage. We’re not talking a mountain…

WordPress Photo Challenge: A Good Match.

In an attempt to feel a bit better and lose some weight I’ve been gluten-free since the beginning of this year. This week sees my hubby’s seventieth birthday and so today we gathered the kids and their kids together and headed off to our local fish…

Against the Odds: WordPress Photo Challenge. Roe deer.

So – I’m out with the Daisy dog (a retired racing greyhound) in what I have christened the magical valley. Not a very original name and I really must come up with something more imaginative. I can guarantee that I will spot something rather…

WordPress Weekly Challenge: Shadows.

I’m late to the WordPress challenge party this week. Here’s my take on Shadows. My pictures depict shadows of a former season. Click  to check out the other entries to this challenge. Thanks for dropping by. Dorne x

Solitude: WordPress challenge.

  The folk at WordPress are asking us to give them our definition of solitude, for this week’s challenge Here’s my take on it.   I value time spent alone, with my own thoughts. I guess I’m lucky in that I can find…

Wordpress photo challenge: repurpose.

TAKE TWO LAMPS.   The WordPress Photo Challenge this week asks us to think about repurpose. So, the stars of my post are these two lamps. They began life as two rather plain, dusty pink bedside lamps. They did their job, but with no…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Graceful.

To me this is graceful. The delicate seed head … you can almost feel the softness of it and the gritty seeds contained within. A breeze will separate the seeds and they will float off … to create another brilliant, yellow dandelion flower. No…

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