The Walkie Talkie Building

One of the buildings that my dad wanted to see when he was here in London last week was the ‘Walkie Talkie’ building, because of its unusual shape

The Walkie Talkie BuildingThis building has a major design flaw however, and it’s not that the fact that it is top heavy.  During the summer this building burnt a car! Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Converge

Converging

Once again I feel like the daily Post has been following me around as I take photos!  I took these pictures while I was walking around London with my Dad last week.  The water running down the middle of the street drew our eyes to the far distance Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Angular

The Lloyds Building in London

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

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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!

Blood Red SkyIt 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!!

Wilson with a stick

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Another Blue Monday: A Blue Chicken

Blue Chicken

“Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square”

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 for 150 years due to lack of funds.  In 1999 a sequence of three contemporary artworks were displayed, and the display was so successful that now the Plinth is to be used for the temporary display of artworks.  Currently a giant Blue Cockerel!

The statue received great reviews in the UK press with punning headlines such as “Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square”, “Boris Johnson in Trafalgar Square with a Massive Blue Cock And Disgruntled Woman” and “Boris Johnson unveils giant cock in Trafalgar Square”

 

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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 difficult I actually am to photograph!

Here are a few of them to cheer up a rainy Sunday Evening 🙂

Finally I found one I was happy with!! Continue reading

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