#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely

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 😍

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#SundayStills – Sunny Yellow

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…

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#SundayStills – Scenes of Stillness

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…

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#SundayStills – A Playground Can Be Anywhere

  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! 

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

  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.…

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#WordlessWednesday – Neighbours

    Living on a boat brings the nicest of neighbours 😍 they even help by nibbling the algae off the boat for us 😀

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#WordlessWednesday – A Walk In The Park

Sometimes all you need, to induce a smile to instil calm

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#WordlessWednesday – Where is everyone?

  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?

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#WordlessWednesday – Which Way Does The Wind Blow?

  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? If you fancy keeping in touch and following our shenanigans then you can follow Loving the Fifty Something… here on Instagram here…

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#WordlessWednesday – Back On The Boards

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.

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#WordlessWednesday -Wood Carving or Not?

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…

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#WordlessWednesday – Fungi

I Love Forests! The various Fungi are just one small part of those interesting wonders of our woods.

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#WordlessWednesday – Power Kites

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

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#WordlessWednesday – Happy Pup

When all is good with the world 🙂 Feel free to add a caption 🙂

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#WordlessWednesday – Clocks

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…

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