Category Archives: Weekly Wordpress Challenges

WordPress Challenge : Experimental

Experimental

One of those roadside circular mirrors – usually set up on ‘blind spots’ for motorists …. good fun for a bit of experimental photography!

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WordPress Challenge : Scale

imageA ridge called Crib Goch in Snowdonia, North Wales.

This photograph was taken during our second crossing of this ridge – just ahead of us you can just see a couple of people scrambling their way across the rocks.  It helps to show the sheer scale of the place.

Our first crossing of this ridge was part of a route called The Snowdon Horseshoe and is detailed in an earlier posting.  If you would like to read it please do follow this link – I’d love to receive comments.

https://itslovelyout.wordpress.com/2017/03/22/snowdon-horseshoe/

Scale

 

WordPress Challenge : Corner(stone)

St Andrews Church, Blickling, Norfolk

On the corner near the entrance.

This church is medieval but had lots of work done to it in the 19th century.  Still, it looks wonderfully old!

I took this photograph thinking it was perhaps a stone masons mark but actually it turns out to be an Ordnance Survey benchmark.  I’ve only just discovered this fact and can’t say any more about them except that in rural areas they were commonly used.

Corner

WordPress challenge : ooh shiny

September 2016 and we are on a Cornish beach taking a day off from walking.  We discovered a small beach call Kingsand and decided this would be the perfect spot to just sit and watch the waves for the day.

Then we discovered that the beach is regularly washed with tiny pieces of glass – all smooth from their time in the sea.  Brown, green, blue and white.  They are our shiny treasures and this is a photo of Tim hunting them!  Meantime I found my own treasure – a small stone (fairly shiny) with a heart shape on one side.

It was Tims birthday and seemed like the perfect present.

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