Lens-ArtistPC-166-Artificial-Light

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London coffee shop lighting.

 

Corio Bay by night

 

Chandelier at

Hotel Grand

Naples

 

Many colourful…

 

….sights seen…

…during our…

 

…our dhow…

…Dinner Cruise

on

Dubai Creek.

 

Parisian street lights

Different…

…colours…

…of the…

…Eiffel Tower.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Artificial-Light

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Artificial-Light

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Artificial-Light

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Artificial-Light

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Sunday-Stills-0912-Going-Back…

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going back

(of a clock) be set to an earlier standard time,
especially at the end of summertime

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In a few weeks, October 3 to be precise,

we are going to be thrown out of gear

for a few days as we go back to

Daylight Savings Time

which will last until then the

1st Sunday of April.

In 1976 I set off on my overseas trip

as was the norm in those days.

I spent a month touring around Great Britain,

before heading over to Canada,

my real destination.

In 2016 we returned to Great Britain,

for a few days, prior to crossing

the English Channel, from Dover,

for our European holiday.

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It was not until we were home a few weeks

that I began thinking of going back

to France to visit the Western Front battlefields

where my Grandfather served during World War I.

 

In late May 2017, I again landed at Heathrow

where I boarded a London bound train to

St Pancras International Station.

At St Pancras, I boarded the Eurostar

for my trip across to France,

disembarking at Lille.

From Lille, it was only a 45-minute

train ride south to Arras.

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Sunday-Stills:…Going-Back

WordofDay-Tribute

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tribute

an act, statement, or gift that is intended
to show gratitude, respect, or admiration
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My tribute to my Grandfather,

Lochnagar Crater

on the

Somme Battlefields

in France.

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Another tribute is one to all…

…to all…

…the women who…

…served in World War I.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge:…Tribute

Lens-ArtistPC-164-Looking-Up-Down

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Looking up to the top of the Burj Khalifa.

Can you see how the concrete in

the middle foreground of this image,

(bottom) looks a bit like a kidney bowl?

My first image…looking up…was taken

while walking along that area.

A giant bicycle wheel?

The London Eye could be easily mistaken for that.

 

Ben does not appear that big from atop the Eye.

Two years, two months and 5 days to complete the Eiffel Tower.

Paris from level two of the Eiffel Tower.

Auckland’s Sky Tower…

…where we gathered for dinner to celebrate our

daughter-in-law’s birthday, a few days before…

…No 1 son wed an Auckland girl…D-in-Law#2.

All that aside, whether day or night

the Sky Tower

provides excellent views of the

Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Looking-Up-Looking-Down*

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Destination

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destination

the place to which someone or something

is going or being sent

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Upon reaching Paris, I had three destinations which

I have wanted to visit for many, many years.

In no particular order, they were the Eiffle Tower,

from which the above image was captured.

 

 

The Moulin Rouge

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One-Word-Sunday-Reflection

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reflection

the throwing back by a body or surface
of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it
 
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Palace of Versailles reflection.

 

 

Alaska reflection.

A building in Melbourne

 

Seagull

 

 

 

Corio Bay sunrise…

…Corio Bay again…

…and again.

Our only natural satellite

reflecting light from the Sun.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Reflection

 

 

 

 

Cee’s-FFChallenge-Blue

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Blue Hour

Geelong

Nearly sunrise at

Griffin Gully

 

Mt Sheba

South Africa

 

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Nice Beach

France

Some Blues from

Taupo Gardens…

 

 

…New Zealand.

 

Not a lot of Blue but just

had to include my

Superb Fairy Wren

in my blue post.

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WeeklyPrompts-PC-Straight-and-Narrow

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Straight and narrow streets of

The Shambles and St. Paul de Vence

Saint Paul de Vence,

Nice,

France.

Saint Paul de Vence,

Nice,

France.

Straight and narrow streets of…

 

…The Shambles

York

The United Kingdom.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:   Straight-or-Narrow

Cee-BW-Challenge-Landscapes

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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Geelong sunset.

Beachscape

A landscape or the result of landscaping?

Many South West Victorian farms have

changed their landscape from one

which grazed sheep and cattle to one

which grows trees and is far less intensive.

A little over 100 years ago this idyllic

French landscape would have appeared

anything but idyllic as Villers Bretonneux

was in the middle of some of the

heaviest fighting of World War I.

As the sun goes down…

…near Geelong.

Yearling Herefords

Spring sown canola crop on its way to maturity.

Canola in flower

 

Saint Kilda Pier

 

Moorabool Valley eucalypts.

In the distance are

The Grampians.

The southern end of

The Great Dividing Range.

Moorabool Valley

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge: Landscapes

Black_White

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