Terri Webster Schrandt’s #SundayStills Photography Challenge
This weeks theme is…
Favourite Sports and/or Hobbies
This may be a long one, oh heck where do I start? As a child I was never still, always doing something, trying new things and I guess, as a 54 year old, nothing has changed there 😀
Drawing & Painting
My dad was a very good artist, I guess he passed that love of drawing down to me, because I have been known to sit and sketch and get totally lost in it. I particularly love to draw animals.
I love to draw animals mainly
A little sketch of Millie, our Miss Puggly
I have a diary which I started when my two boys were little, hopefully one of them will want it when I pop my clogs. I write about what’s happening in mine and my families’ lives and accompany the writing with little drawings. They’re not brilliant drawings, but I enjoy creating this book to pass on for my boys in the future. Here’s a little sneaky peek Continue reading “#SundayStills – Favourite Sports or Hobbies”
For Terri’s Sunday Stills photo challenge this week, the theme is Macro or Close-up Photography.
So let’s look closely at a few things I’ve seen lately…
Don’t you just love a Daisy? Especially with Rose the Collie in the background 😍
Continue reading “#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely”
This weeks #SundayStills photo challenge the theme is – Anything Yellow.
Whenever I think of the colour Yellow, I think of sun, brightness, flowers and happiness
You don’t have to go far to find such a vibrant colour… Continue reading “#SundayStills – Sunny Yellow”
Scenes of #Stillness
When I think of the word – Stillness I’m taken back to many memories of where I have stood or sat in a place and realised there was no or very little noise, no movement, just enough silence for me to close my mind and to absorb what was around me, the breathtaking scenery, nature – the beauty that is our planet.
It’s important for your health and mind to take yourself to places of stillness as it’s a fabulous time to… Continue reading “#SundayStills – Scenes of Stillness”
I’ve been meaning to enter Terri’s Sunday Stills for such a long time, so this week I’m in!
Here’s my take on this weeks theme – Playground
A playground can be anywhere and you don’t have to be a child to enjoy it! Continue reading “#SundayStills – A Playground Can Be Anywhere”
I’ve been obsessed with the stunning swans who seem to have taken over the banking around the canal where we live, so I couldn’t resist putting forward my entry for this weeks ‘Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge’, where the topic is Feathers.
Cee offers some great photo challenges, why not check them out Here.
My entries for this weeks ‘Fun Foto Challenge’…
Continue reading “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers”
Living on a boat brings the nicest of neighbours 😍 they even help by nibbling the algae off the boat for us 😀 Continue reading “#WordlessWednesday – Neighbours”
We’re on holiday in Fernie, Canada at the moment, enjoying the snowboarding season, but have you noticed anything from these photo’s?
Where is everyone? Continue reading “#WordlessWednesday – Where is everyone?”
I thought the formations of these trees on my dog walk yesterday were amazing, and although it was such a still day, you can guess which way the wind normally blows, can’t you?
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It’s that time of year again when myself and my better half start looking forward to getting back on our boards and tripping off to find snow up in the mountains somewhere. These are just a few photographs of last years trip to Fernie, Canada and the stunning scenery which took my breath away.
Continue reading “#WordlessWednesday – Back On The Boards”
Whilst wandering around Kielder Forest last weekend, we came across these guys, but were they carved out of trees or made of plastic?
We had to get really close to make sure. We did a little knocking and staring, but it didn’t take us long to realise they were definitely wood carvings – So glad they weren’t plastic! Continue reading “#WordlessWednesday -Wood Carving or Not?”
Power kites are so much fun!
Whenever Jon sees an empty beach and feels a good breeze then the kite bag comes out and the dogs get excited. I become the photographer and the Continue reading “#WordlessWednesday – Power Kites”
When all is good with the world 🙂
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I do love unusual clocks.
This unusual clock called The Hastings Clock stands proudly in Rotherham and was erected in 1912 to commemorate the Coronation of King George V & Queen Mary on 22 June 1911.
I did wonder what the relevance of the hooves were under the large planter.
After doing a little research I came across this blog called ‘Memorial Drinking Fountains’ which explained it wasn’t only a clock tower, but also a drinking fountain.
The large planter was a drinking receptacle for horses, (hence the hooves). There are smaller planters around the other side which were water fountains for the people of Rotherham to enjoy a drink of water.
If you fancy popping over to the ‘Memorial Drinking Fountains blog, click Here
I think it’s a beautiful clock and drinking fountain, what do you think?