A fisherman poses with his fish trap on Lake Inle, Myanmar
these fishermen have developed an unusual method of steering their boats. They balance on one leg and, with the other leg wrapped around the oar, they paddle their boats
one of the many stilt houses balanced above the water
sharing with OWPC
Ailsa’s theme this week is ‘routine‘.
routine (plural routines)
- A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.
- A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically.
- A set piece of an entertainer‘s act.
watching the world go by
carrying building materials up the steep hills of McLeodanj, N. India, is daily routine for these pack animals
preparing to feed the thousands of pilgrims who flock to Amritsar’s golden temple every day
every day the Indians and Pakistanis go through an elaborate ceremony, watched by thousands, of opening and closing the border between the 2 countries
bathing one’s water buffalo in the sea in Thailand
Do you have a favourite or hated routine?
what better way to end the year than a visit to a beach with a choppy sea?
Ailsa’s creating waves this week ….
posting a letter in Angouleme, France
a shop sign in St Paul de Vence, France
just the right wine to accompany the phrase ‘in vino veritas’, maybe. (Translated, the French means ‘grains of wisdom’
read the text from the beginning to the end and then read it backwards ….
street art in Bristol
This Shaun the lamb (helter skelter) is one of many to be found around Bristol this summer. The vividly decorated lambs will be auctioned to raise funds for Bristol Childrens Hospital
I wanted to buy all of these – spotted in Bristol’s Southville market
sharing letters with Ailsa
barracuda (weighed in at 7kgs and provided food for 20 people!)
and birds, butterflies, brushes, blue, bulls, bulbs and so many more words beginning with B. Which ones did you choose to share with Ed’s Sunday Stills?
this week Ed invited us to share our photos of “trash”
this is a sewage truck in Thailand – pretty isn’t it?
these are offerings left at a roadside shrine in Thailand. Once the flowers have faded, the food has rotted and there’s not much left except packaging do you think this is trash?
Pop over here to view other people’s trash.
Imagine living your whole life in one of these – leaky ones at that. It’s hard isn’t it. Some of the people in the fishing village we passed in Vietnam do just that. The woman in the second photo is having to bale out dirty river water from her boat before she can use it that day.
I never miss an opportunity to take photos of statues, carvings and sculptures…..
Batu temple, Kuala Lumpur
gryphon sculpture in Pisa’s Museo delle Sincopie
funerary monument in Pisa’s Camposanto
intricate carvings supporting the pulpit in Pisa’s duomo
the Fonte Gaia in Siena
the Chimaera in Arezzo
Sala Kaeo Kou statuary garden in north eastern Thailand
wooden carving in the Dream Cafe in Sukothai, Thailand
gold leaf applied to a Buddha statue in the historical park in Sukothai