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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Story – “Lest We Forget”

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Olympics Story

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We were lucky enough to visit the Olympic Park at London 2012. We went on the first Thursday which was the day it all kicked off for Britain in terms of Gold! On our way in we passed many commentators from TV stations across the world doing “pieces to camera”. I captured one of these as We walked by. In error I had my camera switched to Black and White mode when I took this but I think it’s effective.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Story

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Split Second Story
Each week of the year my church ( St Mary’s Bletchley) donates, packs and delivers a Food Parcel to many needy families from across the city.
At Christmas we add a gift parcel donated by church members and local community.
This photo is from Christmas 2011 (over 50 families supported), each year there are more and more families referred to us by Social Services across Milton Keynes.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (8) Slowly

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British Snail

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist it’s been a wet few days in the UK. We’re up early today and saw these snails on the gate post. The twisting spiral of the slowly moving gastropod appealed at 5am so here it is.

Weekly photo Challenge: Twist (7) Butterfly Eggs

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist
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The little red droplets are actually Butterfly eggs stuck to the twisting fronds of a bush at Studley Grange Butterfly Farm near Swindon.
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Hidden Costs

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Moving abroad isn’t cheap!

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Twist (6) at Tivoli

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

 

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Queuing up – with hardly a wait

Tivoli Gardens

Twists and Turns

Tivoli Gardens Roller Coaster

Loops and Drops

 

Tivoli Gardens was a great way to spend an afternoon / evening and even though it was in the middle of Copenhagen it was remarkably easy to get on the rides with only short queues.


Taken on our visit to Denmark in 2004  – Copenhagen has given me two submissions to this week’s challenge – the other is here

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (5) – Flower Power

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

These close up shots were taken at Powys Castle, Wales in August 2011. I love the way the petals twist into an architectural structure.
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Weekly Photo Challenge : Twist (4) in Copenhagen

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

This unusual church  has a spiral staircase on the outside of the spire – an unusual twist on the norm!

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Taken on our visit to Denmark in 2004  – I can’t believe it is 10 years since we went

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (3) – The Ultimate Twist!

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist
I wasn’t expecting to post again today and especially not on this challenge – but here in a somewhat dismal Northampton precinct I found this unexpected sculpture on what was otherwise a fruitless shopping trip. This is the Ultimate Twist for sure!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (2) – On a Pedalo

A submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist
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This was a surprise twist in lots of ways as we travelled along the river near Apremont in the Vendée, France in 2010.  
In a pedalo!

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Twist

A spiral staircase from the Jardín de Cactus on Lanzarote. Taken in 2006 at this Manrique  exhibit my submission to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

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I still had open my Lanzarote album when I saw this theme having just submitted some photos to the Weekly Travel Theme: Metal and so from the same album my submission.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (7) – Flags

An entry to this week’s photo challenge I have always been fascinated by flags. Here are some examples of flags as art from across the world – Some familiar, Others less so. All iconic.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (6) – Sunsets

An entry to this week’s photo challenge. Sunrises and sunsets from across the globe – these are amazing works of Art freely available on any clear morning or evening.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (5) – Skyscapes and Seascapes in Skeggy

An entry to this week’s photo challenge. These were taken in Skegness, Lincolnshire last September with my iPhone then the Noir Filter applied. This emphasises the textures of wave and cloud.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (4) at Chelsea

An entry to this week’s photo challenge. In honour of the opening of Chelsea Flower Show. These works of art are from our visit to Chelsea  way back in 2005.

 

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (3) on a Tallinn Wall

An entry to this week’s photo challenge Found on a wall in Tallinn’s Old Town in May 2012. I’m not certain if it was Graffiti or a sign. It certainly complemented the wall upon which it was painted.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (2) – Kew Gardens: Natural & Man Made

An entry to this week’s photo challenge. These photos were taken at Kew on New Years Day 2013 – both man made and natural works of art.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

An entry to this week’s photo challenge. This hardcore grasshopper from the Vietnamese jungle looked like a work of art – but no paint was added – all natural.

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This was found in Yok Don – not far from my previous submission to last week’s challenge.

Weekly a Photo Challenge: On The Move (7) – On a different scale

Another submission to this weeks Photo Challenge from my trek through Yok Don last summer in Vietnam.

Unlike the Elephants this is on a completely different scale.DSCF2949These ants had captured a centipede and were dragging it away. I love the way they joined to form ‘ropes’ which heaved the bug along.