Category Archives: Photos

Where Shall I Sit?

I’m claiming this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title: All in a Row which I’m sure you’ll agree qualifies. [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia] But what, you ask, is sedilia? It is what’s otherwise known as the Priests’ Bench or … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #28

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Honeysuckle

Woodbine, aka Honeysuckle aka Lonicera periclymenum opens its flowers … and I couldn’t decide which shot to use. All photos taken 16th May 2019    

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No, that’s not the name of this gentleman’s wife (it was Mary), but the village where this magnificent marble effigy can be found. Norwich born Myles Branthwaite Esq, died August 1612, aged 55. Dates are not given for his wife. … Continue reading

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CCC#27: The New Green Earth

Come dance with me in the month of May Come welcome in the green-clothed day Come follow where the fairies tread Where decked in white fay maidens wed Come skip with me and flick your heels Dance Irish jigs and … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: By Hedge and Bank

Last Friday’s walk yielded lots of photos of wayside plants. Which to feature is the problem. In times of yore hedges were ‘laid’ … i.e. cut in such a way as to encourage new growth which then would weave a … Continue reading

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The Very Gall …

Undeniably eligible for the 2019picoftheweek title: In Your Hand [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia] The gall-fly, in need of sustenance for her developing larvae, genetically modifies the oak to produce for her infants this cosy home. I know … Continue reading

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