” I want to go out in the sunshine and play with the real boys and girls” said this little doll in a shop window. I saw this little doll in the window of a toy shop at Piece Hall in Halifax. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon there were many families with children in the square. You can see their reflections in the doll’s … Continue reading The Doll who Wanted to Play
I found my original external hard-drive last week. It weighs over a kilogram and has its own separate lead and plug to power it. I probably bought it about 20 years ago. These images were taken in 2004 on a visit to Caithness Glass Factory. I had a SonyDSC-P10 camera with a rectangular purple memory stick, capacity 64mb. I’m using LUMINAR software to try to … Continue reading The Ancient Art of Glassblowing.
If you can transport yourself back to a time before electricity and when the only reading matter allowed on a Sunday was the bible, these images might strike a chord in your imagination: These are two of the images I took for our new church website which can be found in glorious technicolor here. I thought it would be fun to see what they looked … Continue reading Illumination
My entry for this week’s challenge: Continue reading Cee’s BW Photo Challenge: Back of Things.
A gallery for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Fences and Gates. (Please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow.) Continue reading Fences and Gates.
The view from Clitheroe Castle. The medieval Keep of Clitheroe Castle has dominated the skyline of this Lancashire town for over 800 years. These pictures show the view of the town and surrounding countryside from the viewpoint of the castle. To see more variations on this theme from bloggers worldwide, head over to Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Unusual Perspective. Thank you for … Continue reading Unusual Perspective: Looking down on the Town.
From a medieval music score to a busker in Barcelona to a Victorian Opera House……. ……….are all here in my submission this week for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Anything related to Music. First up is a medieval music score displayed in a glass case in Palma Cathedral: Perhaps these old tunes could be sung in Buxton’s Opera House…… ……or strummed on one of these … Continue reading Music in Monochrome.
Ice Cream from Magic was the promise…….. ….and the Ice Cream Magician made it happen (with some Liquid Nitrogen and a great deal of flair) This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Anything Hot or Cold Thank you for visiting MonoZone.Online Continue reading Ice Cream from Magic
Fields of Dreams….. …….or, more accurately Fields of Grass where you can dream if you feel like it. Dream on! I liked the symmetry of this field on a local walk: I looked for ages for this particular view of hay rolls and found it on a trip down the Ayrshire coast: This field is on Gibraltar Point Farm, the starting point for a favourite … Continue reading Fields of Dreams
Where would you like to sit? At Ruskin’s View in Kirkby Lonsdale? : In a narrow street in Lisbon’s Alfama district? You’ll have to wait as they haven’t opened up yet : Perhaps you’d like a beer at a country pub in the Lake District? ….. ………or maybe coffee and cake at the Wolfhouse Gallery Coffeeshop? : There’s a couple … Continue reading Empty Seating.