Focus

Photos this week are captioned either in or out of focus which is the challenge for this week’s contributors to the weekly WordPress Photo Challenge. As many experienced photographers will tell you, the sharpness of the lens or camera you use isn’t always that important. Sometimes, what matters more is the style and composition of the…

Friends

In difficult times the importance of social networks can make the difference between succumbing to depression or pulling through relatively unscathed by the process.  As retirement looms I am aware of our social support system:  friendships, community resources and activities in which we participate.  The MOTH has recently joined the local Men’s Shed and seems…

Evanescent

To describe something as evanescent is to speak of it as being lovely yet fleeting.  Like a beautiful sunrise or even momentary pleasures.  We suck in our breath and then exhale as it mystically fades from view.   The early start to the day was worth this sea and skyscape.   See other contributions to…

Heritage

This week’s photo challenge entitled heritage and these are taken from my stash on Google drive.  The challenge gives me an opportunity to trawl through the digital albums regularly to remember our visit.  I have provided a snippet of information about the buildings, clock tower and bridge for interest. The old gas and cole company sits…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dense

  Years ago I belonged to a writing fellowship in my community.  I was Tiggerful of enthusiasm and naivety – which hasn’t changed.  I tagged along to improve my writing skills but I learned so much more than not to split participles and to use active rather than passive voice. Yet it is the people…