Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo - My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117.   I’ve started the second stage of my photography course on Friday and this week’s homework was all about taking portraits in black and white with natural lighting.  I take so many photos of Monkey, but normally when he’s not really posing…. Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3 Day 15 – 21.  The week the painting started, sorry this might get a bit boring, you have been warned! Sunday 15th January  – Day 15 We drove down to Hillingdon to spend the day with one of Dad’s cousins.  The weather wasn’t good enough to visit the park,… Continue reading »

Birds of a Feather – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 161016

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I started a photography course a couple of weeks ago.  I signed up for a couple of DSLR courses online and never actually done anything with them.  Going to college is a much better option for me, and when I found a day time course I booked up for it… Continue reading »

Watch the birdie – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 070816

Watch the birdie - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 070816

 

Busy Bee – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 030716

Busy Bee - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 030716

Busy Bee – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 030716.  I was out in the back garden with Monkey recently and we spotted this enormous bee in the grass.  The photo doesn’t do it justice, it was huge! I’d never seen a bee like it, so a quick email to Guru… Continue reading »

Are you looking at me? – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 260616

Are you looking at me - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 260616 Blue Macaw

I’ve shared photos of Macaws before and talked of my love for these wonderful birds. There aren’t many people who can say they grew up with them at home!  When we were in Portugal we visited Zoo de Lagos and they have the largest collection of Macaws I’ve seen in one… Continue reading »

Walking on water – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 190616

Walking on water - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 190616

As much as I love the beach and days spent by the seaside, I’m happier still exploring away from the madding crowds.  You might have spotted my post yesterday about the Castle in Silves, the town was our base for our recent Portuguese holiday and it was perfect for me…. Continue reading »

Reflections – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 120616

Reflections - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 120616

We returned from a week in Portugal earlier this week and it’s fair to say that we left a little bit of our hearts behind.  The holiday was more about relaxing and spending time with my parents, than gallivanting around the country like I normally would.  But even so, we… Continue reading »

Dinosaur Dinnertime? Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 290516

Dinosaur Dinnertime? Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 290516

Last Sunday we spent the afternoon in Oxford.  We popped into the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for a while.  It looked very much as if it was Dinosaur Dinnertime from this viewpoint! Those poor people.    

Hide and Seek – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 150516

Hide and Seek - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 150516

Last weekend we were in Derbyshire, enjoying the sunshine and having fun outdoors. Monkey decided it was time for some Hide and Seek adventures in the deep dark wood.