Wonderful Team Member Readership Award


Today, Utesmile passed on the

 Wonderful Team Member Readership

Award  to WoollyMuses blog.

I cannot thank Utesmile enough for passing on this award to


It will be added to my blog with pride.

Again, grateful thanks to Utesmile

7th January 2013 and 1st August 2013


Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Locks, Knobs and Handles

First…the old



I think these are beautiful locks, handles on our church  door.  They match the heavy doors on which they are mounted.



And these doors are held in place by equally heavy hinges.



Then….the new


About 30 years ago my parents were on holiday.  I came home from working in New South Wales and noted some sheep needed to be brought into the wool shed which had been locked.  Not knowing where the key was it took a less than 30 seconds to cut through a lock similar to this.  Which only goes to prove that (modern) locks only keep honest people at bay.







To those knobs we couldn’t do without……

Especially if your house is running on natural gas or electricity….


How hot….



….and for how long?



Then there are those buttons we need to make this all possible…


One of the challenges I enter stated no more than three photos.

If it is yours Cee, my apologies.

 I went from what I am going to post, to

Wow!…..there are so many to post.


Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge: Locks, Knobs and Handles


Related Articles

A Word a Week Photography Challenge ~ Castle

A Word a Week Photography Challenge ~ Castle


José Paronella’s dream was to build a Spanish Castle in Australia


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After purchasing 5 hectares of land along the Mena Creek, near Cairns, Queensland, Australia, and a lot of hard work his dream was realised.


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Part of José’s dream was to provide enjoyment for other people.  There was a ball room, a meadow for children to play in and movies were shown every Saturday night from this tower.


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Paronella Castle is now a tourist attraction which I found to be thoroughly enthralling to visit.


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While it is noe only a ruin, which suffers from flooding and cyclones it was, during the Second World War Paronella was a destination for soldiers on Recreation Leave.

Read my ‘Masterpiece‘ links at the end of the related articles, for more information.

If interested, there is also at least one more Paronella post to come next week.