Daily Prompt-Costume

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Today a quick visit to London then

off to Africa for costumes.A Beefeater at the Tower of London.

Outdoor entertainment at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

This group of young entertainers danced and

sang their way through many songs…

and costume changes during their performance

on the last day of what we thought was

our first and last visit to Africa.

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Patterns

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Patterns from anywhere.

King’s Cross Station, London. 

Platform four and three-quarters, I believe.

 

Foyer of our hotel in Naples.


A church wall in Nice.


From Nice, again.

Wall patterns in York.

Again from York.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Patterns

Black-&-White-Banner

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A-Photo-a-Week18_Wk-1_Signs

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Week 1 Signs

Signs from Australia, Botswana,

Great Britain and France.

A tradesman’s sign, or service provided,

above his/her shop door.

 

No fast crossings.

 Personally, I think we are more likely to say “G’day”

 

A tea-room in The Somme.

My favourite sign in London.

Not certain exactly where, however,

we were on our way to the Apple store.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Signs

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Week 119

People

Over the past twelve months, or so,

we have seen people doing many things.

Sun-baking on a stone beach at Nice.

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Many of us grumble that our early entry to

the Palace of Versailles was not that privileged…

until we completed our tour and sighted

the line of people waiting to enter.

 

More people at Menin Gate Last Post Ceremony.

 

 By comparison, to some of the European sites we visited,

London’s Trafalgar Square

was almost empty.

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Pic and Word Challenge: People

A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Reflection

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Again I have chosen far and wide…Nearing sundown in Botswana.

 

A Melbourne reflection.

Geelong’s Eastern Beach car park.

 

Corio Bay, Geelong

A nearby seagull.

 Not far from Geelong.

 

Lake Wendouree, Ballarat.

Merry Christmas

and a safe and prosperous

Near Year

to all.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflection

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One Word Photo Challenge-Lizard

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My

Lizard

 Challenge

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No lizards to show this week, however, as many Australian lizards do belong to the dragon family I have decided on dragons as my alternate theme this week.Dragons can come inside your house

and cause all sorts of mayhem if there are

no dragon friendly people inside.

I’m sure this one was the cause of much

trouble in bygone years.

 I found this dragon in London supporting

some type of canon or mortar.

No doubt again designed to cause mayhem.

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 One Word Photo Challenge: Lizard

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THURSDAY’S SPECIAL-Traces-of-the-Past-2

Traces of the Past-2

This week back to London and

its infamous Tower.

Ruins within the Tower of London.

From history books I only know the catapult

to be a weapon of war.

 These carts and boxes also from a distant era.


Finally, the Scavenger’s Daughter. 

We have all heard of The Rack which stretches bodies.

Well the Scavenger’s Daughter crushes bodies

as they are folded into a kneeling position

which sees knees against chest.

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Thursday’s Special: Traces-of-the-Past