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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

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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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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

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Floral Friday Challenge.

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Facebook has been inundating me with memories

of our travels last year.

So I decided to post some previously

unpublished shots of

St James Park

in London.

Crocus, I believe.

 ~~~~The intrigue here was the plant

with the longish, narrow leaves,

below the blue/purple flower and

above the daisy type flowers.

I spent many hours digging great clumps of this

out of the ground in my youth as it

was a big ugly bushy weed.

And here it is in St James Park only

a few hundred metres from Buckingham Palace.

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Floral Friday

Floral Friday

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Shiny

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Shiny

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Whether in…York…


at Harry Potter’s Platform…

Buckingham Palace…

or in Brugge…

 

we always found some gold handiwork

shining at us.

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