The Gallery — My favourite place

. .     Halfway down the stairs is a stair where i sit. there isn’t any other stair quite like it. i’m not at the bottom, i’m not at the top; so this is the stair where I always stop.   For the last half a dozen years my favourite place has been right on the bottom edge of Barbados.  Where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean.  Just in front

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The Gallery — My Back Garden

. You have no idea how overwhelming the urge to pretend that all the photos I took at RHS Wisley on Saturday were actually from our back garden.   But anybody that knows us will see straight through that and know that our garden is far from floral.  Don’t get me wrong, I would love it to be, but I know nothing about plants.  And have no time to do

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The Gallery — Colours

.   It was a stunning picture by Annie that prompted Tara to pick colour as the theme for the gallery this week. A field of rapeseed down in Somerset last week, and it really is the most glorious picture: And it reminded me of the one at the top that I took in Holland, possibly even at the same time.  How spooky would that be, so in tune as

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The Gallery — #OpTeddyBear

. For The Gallery this week Tara is joining in with #OpTeddyBear which is the brain child of a very poorly little boy called Fin.  In Tara’s own words: Finlay Church was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour last year. An aggressive tumour that’s rare in children. But Fin wants to say thank you to those who have been helping him through his condition by raising funds and breaking world records.

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The Gallery — Black And White

Another great theme.  I love black and white photos.  I agree with Tara, they really do give a greater depth of emotion, and you see things you don’t necessarily see when you have colour there too. This isn’t a picture I took in black and white, it has been edited that way but it is one of my favourite photos on my phone at the moment.   Showing three of

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The Gallery — Colour

. I have been meaning to write about this ever since we got back from Kenya and I think it is the perfect topic for this week’s Gallery theme of colour. HOVIC, was a hive activity, in fact one of the noisiest and busiest projects we saw during our time in Kenya.  The boys were eating, dancing, hanging out of trees, having lessons, or just generally sitting around with their

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