looks like there will be a good hazel nut harvest this year
bee on a teasel
Queen Anne’s lace
you might almost call this “digital graffiti” – seen in India
sculpture in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg
a bird in the hand ….
Fortune teller’s sign, Yangon, Myanmar
a girl embroidering a picture from a black and white photo, Halong Bay, Vietnam
view more hands via Ailsa’s links
Are you an ailurophile or ‘phobe (in other words cat lover or cat hater/fearer)? I’ve been a cat lover all my life and my parents gave me my first cat when I was 5 years old and I’ve had one, on and off, ever since.
view other people’s interpretations of the theme “cat” here.
An entrance is always followed by an exit. This week no-one can be unaware of the unprecedented exit by the UK from the European Union, prompting Ailsa’s choice of the theme of EXIT this week.
the exit (and entrance) to the inner chamber of the great pyramid in Giza. It’s a difficult climb/descent as you have to bend nearly double and it’s a couple of hundred metres
painting depicting the flight of the holy family from Egypt, in the Coptic Church in Cairo
making our exit from Cairo via one of the tunnels in rush hour
sunset in Luxor
migratory flight of birds in search of more hospitable climes
Partners and partnerships come in many forms:
the twin towers of Hangar 7, Salzburg
a street musician in Salzburg
a man and his bicycle in Salzburg
the most sublime partnership – chocolate cake and coffee in the Café Sacher, Salzburg
WordPress editor Cheri Lucas Rowlands recently shared a post entitled “Doors are stories” and invited artists, photographers, fiction and non-fiction writers to share their take on doors.
I’ve always been fascinated by doors and windows and wondered what lies behind.
not so much into the lion’s den but in through the lion’s mouth (entrance to an Indian temple)
entrance to the Durgiana temple, also known as the Silver temple, in Amritsar, India
view through a doorway in the Golden temple, Amritsar
a doorway in the old village of Khajuraho, India
a door with a fairy tale to tell (Luxembourg-Grund)
main entrance to the Katasteramt (cadastre/land registry office), Trier, Germany
a door within a door, Trier, Germany
Travelling as much as I do, I’ve seen a fair few plants in my time. Here are some of the more unusual/spectacular ones I’ve come across
angels wing plant
Napoleon’s button tree
sharing with Ailsa and other plant lovers