Foto Friday

DPS Weekly Challenge: “Portrait with back lighting” I hate self portraits but with no alternative around at least it gave me a nudge to unpack the tripod for the first time in ages, and, a backlit silhouette is a way more flattering image of the real me!

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30 Week Song Challenge – Favourites

30 week song challenge ┬á 9. Song by your favourite band/artist This implies you’d only have one favourite band/artist and is therefore almost impossible to answer! So, in the style of a Smash Hits Poll Winners Party I’m allowing myself to choose 3 ­čśë Best Female: ┬áRunners-up included Toyah & Martina McBride but the winner […]

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Woof Wednesday: Rehoming Charities

This week’s edition of Channel 4’s show “Undercover Boss” featured the CEO of The Blue Cross. I found it a ┬ávery interesting and emotional hour of tv viewing. I am soft and sentimental at the best of times but if the subject has 4 legs I’m usually a gibbering wreck in no time at all! […]

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Let’s Talk About…Ladybirds

Ladybirds As mentioned on Blipfoto┬áthe other day, I’ve been meaning to look into the origin of these fascinating creatures. Known to the Americans as ladybugs, ladybirds are always a welcome colourful addition to my garden. They don’t hold as high regard in my heart as my beloved butterflies, but, loved by me they are! So […]

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Saturday…Plum Batter Desert

More home baking from a non-cook! A few weeks ago Dad received some correspondence from the British Heart Foundation. Included was a recipe card which he put on my desk and which in turn ended up going dusty on a kitchen shelf! Today, was a stay at home rainy day so I thought if I’d […]

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Digital Photo School Weekly Challenge : “Part Of The Full Picture”

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8 Day Weekend

8 Day Weekend:Finale Night ┬á Saturday Night, Saffron Walden Saffron Walden Round Table hosted an excellent line-up for this years carnival finale. An 80s themed party night featuring a Michael Jackson impersonator (Navi) and 3 of my favourite acts from back in the day. Curiosity Killed The Cat, Nik Kershaw and, to headline, Go West. […]

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