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Countryside Paths

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Ground: sand, dirt, grass, paths.   I’ve put together a gallery of some well-trodden paths in the countryside of North-West England. I hope you enjoy viewing them. We certainly enjoyed walking them. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more Paths and Tracks from bloggers around the world, click on the icon below: Continue reading Countryside Paths

Through a Window monochrome

Through a Window.

Through a Window. “Look through any window,yeah What do you see?  Smiling faces all around, rushing through the busy town……. So sang the British group, The Hollies, in 1966 with a song that got to number 4 in our UK charts and number 32 in the American Billboard Top 40. Ah, yes….. I remember it well!  It was never one of my favourites,  but half … Continue reading Through a Window.

Cameras & Photographers monochrome Cee's Black & White Challenge

Cameras and Photographers.

Cameras and Photographers are two words which go together very well….. like chocolate doughnut and cappuccino….. like Rolliecord and Ilford…… like enthusiasts and second-hand gear….. like a selfie in front of a joke mirror… like a video camera at a street party… …all of which you can see here in this  mini-gallery of pictures inspired by  Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week : Any Kind of … Continue reading Cameras and Photographers.

Yin & Yang close up in Monochrome Cee's Black&White Challenge

Up Close for Close-ups

Up close to…… …….a couple of cats, a horse, a harpsichord, two lutes, a street photographer and a detail of a model of an Archimedes Screw. (and if that’s not an eclectic mix of monochromes, I don’t know what is!) Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow:     To see more close-ups from bloggers around the world click on … Continue reading Up Close for Close-ups

Lounge at Midland Hotel Morecambe

Empty Chairs: Part 1

Do come in and have a seat! There’s plenty  of room for you in Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week: “Any Kind of Seating” You can enjoy a sea view from your armchair in the lounge of this art deco-style hotel:   Or take a break from sightseeing in this cool courtyard in Barcelona:   You can slake your thirst with a cool beer … Continue reading Empty Chairs: Part 1

Vintage Driver, car, Haworth, transport

Vintage Car, Vintage Driver.

A Perfect Pairing. I spotted this wonderful combination of vintage car with vintage driver rattling along the cobbled main street of the Yorkshire village of Haworth. Home of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth is an undisputed literary mecca, attracting visitors from all around the world. With its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors, the picturesque proportions of this Airedale village exude a … Continue reading Vintage Car, Vintage Driver.