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Weekly Travel Photo Challenge – Transport

This blinged up speedboat made us laugh out loud when we spotted it cruising past us at super slow speed. We were in the middle of the exclusive and glossy glamour of Dubai Marina, and the bright unrestrained colours popped … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

I took this on a visit to the interior of Tunisia in 2009. The sheer size of the building and all its repeating geometry was so stunning. As we looked a little closer we could see that the columns were … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

This was taken from a boat while we were travelling between islands in Thailand. We were told that birds nests were harvested from the roof of these caves, and exported to China for the infamous birds nest soup. All very … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge : Silhouette

This is taken beneath the shade of a big old sycamore tree, looking from Plockton towards the Applecross peninsula. I spent countless childhood hours in the branches of this tree and running through the meadow grass and wildflowers which stretch … Continue reading

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Market Value: Another Urban Myth?

Looking back at these shots from a market I visited deep in the heart of Tunisia, made me think about the way we buy and pay for things in ‘the West’. The cart piled high with fennel fresh from the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

This big bronze horse is carrying his big hero of a rider, Wellington, towards the rather big New Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh. I took this photo on my way to a lovely family meal in the hotel on a warm … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Foliage

Here is my offering for the Travel Theme Challenge: Foliage These were taken last Autumn in the Birks of Aberfeldy, in Perthshire, Scotland. This is such a stunning ancient beech forest, that it has inspired lots of poets, writers and … Continue reading

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