Author Archives: Barbara

About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)

Weekly Photo Challenge; Angular

Once again I feel like the daily Post has been following me around as I take photos!  I took these yesterday!!

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Under a Blood Red Sky……

The lines of a U2 song are ringing in my head after last night’s sunset! It was stunning!

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Wilson looking for a stick

I put this video on You Tube because it was so funny watching Wilson jumping in the ferns trying to find his stick… BUT then we put on subtitles!  They are hilarious!!

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Another Blue Monday: A Blue Chicken

Here is another of my collection of blue photos for Sally’s Blue Monday challenge This one I found on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, originally intended for a statue of William the 4th on a horse, but remained bare … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Achievement

Producing my ‘selfie‘ a few weeks back for my photography class was a major achievement.  I was very proud of myself… but it is only when you look at the photos that ‘didn’t make the cut’ can you see how … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness, Week 38

This week I’ve been exploring with spirals for my Black & White Photography… which one should I send to Leanne for her Monochrome Madness challenge?  I can never pick 😦

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Shawl Seller’s at Sunset

When I posted a photo of Samia’s Daughter for the Blue Monday challenge last week I thought I had posted this photo of her mother & other shawl sellers before, but I haven’t been able to find it, so I … Continue reading

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

  Marking 100 years since the first day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War, the major art installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red‘ is at the Tower of London. Created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with … Continue reading

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Blue Monday: A Blue Dress

Blue is my favourite colour, and I’m always collecting photos of blue colours, so when i found Sally’s Blue Monday challenge I had to join in. I took this photo in India, about 8 years ago.  We were staying near … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Autumn

Autumn has been very late this year, on Halloween, the temperature was a record high of 23.6 C (74.3F) !  Warmer than many of our summer days in years gone by!  As a result strawberries are still ripening, crocuses are … Continue reading

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