The Scottish group Snow Patrol performed an acoustic set in Glasgow at the The Quays a while back. They did of course sing “Chasing Cars”, one of my all-time favourite songs. ( Link to “Chasing Cars” on YouTube at the end of this post ) On the other side of the River Clyde from The Quays is the Transport Museum, where I saw this Roller … Continue reading Chasing Cars
I noticed that I have 3,764 pictures on my iPhone of Barcelona, taken over three years. With no trips planned there (or anywhere else) for the foreseeable future, I’ve enjoyed scrolling through them and imagining I’m walking around the city. I’ve picked a few at random for Cee’s Challenge this week: Half-circles, Arches and Domes. The Gothic majesty of the Cathedral roof: 2. The clean … Continue reading Half-Circles, Arches and Domes
The BeeKeepers of Kew Gardens. All images ©HelenBushe Taken in 2009 at Kew Gardens in London, using a Canon Powershot Sx200IS. Processed using LUMINAR4 This post was inspired by BeckyB’s Squares Challenge: Square Perspective. Continue reading A Beekeeper’s Perspective
Our Village in Lockdown. In the early stages of the very necessary lockdown we could only leave the house for an hour’s exercise each day. These are a few of the images I took during those much anticipated and appreciated 60 minutes per day in the fresh air. I got to know these lambs quite well over the weeks. Sometimes I imagined that they were … Continue reading Where Have All the Children Gone?
During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.
Rusty and Decayed in Valletta. Monochrome images showing the beauty and texture of decay from MonoZone.Online. (©HelenBushe) Continue reading CB&W Challenge: Rusty and Decayed
Carts’ Graveyard around the back of Shibden Hall. Continue reading The Nailmaker’s Cart and Assorted Cartwheels.
Monochrome Minimalism with egg, spoon and two forks. Continue reading “Go to Work on an Egg”
As a keen nature photographer and birdwatcher, I’ve taken many thousands of pictures of birds over the years. I don’t think I’ve ever processed any in black-and-white before. But these are strange times we’re living in, so why not monochrome birds? In this, the second week of the Covid-19 lockdown anything goes ………….. Thanks to Cee for her Black and White Challenge: Birds. It’s got … Continue reading Birds, Birds, Birds
Images ©HelenBushe Taken with iPhone 8plus and post-processed using LUMINAR4 This post was prompted by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: “Bicycles, Tricycles…..” Continue reading Bicycles in Ciutadella at Siesta Time.