#PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 25/Oct/21

Pictures to inspire words or images. Poem, story, play, novel, memoire, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph? Up to you. Or simply enjoy the pictures. My image is untitled to avoid guidance. But the title, not always helpful, is here. If you use the prompt, please post a link to your work, or the …

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#PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 12/Oct/21

Pictures to entertain, interest, and inspire you to create with words or images. Poem, story, play, novel, memory, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph? Up to you.  You can, of course, just enjoy the pictures. My image is untitled to avoid directing you. But the title is here. If you use the prompt, you …

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Today’s #PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 30/Sept/21

Pictures to entertain, bring joy, and inspire you to create with words or images, if you wish. Whether that’s a poem, story, play, novel, memory, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph is up to you. Don’t feel obliged: you can just enjoy the pictures. My image is untitled to avoid directing anyone. If you …

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Today’s #PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 24/Sept/21

Pictures to entertain, bring joy, and, if you wish, inspire you to create with words or images. Whether that’s a poem, story, play, novel, memory, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph is up to you. Please don’t feel obliged: you can just enjoy the pictures. My image is untitled to avoid directing anyone. If …

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Today’s #PictureOfTheDay and #writingprompt: 22/Sept/21

Pictures to entertain, bring joy, and, if you like, inspire you to create with words or images. Whether that’s a poem, story, play, novel, memory, essay, painting, drawing, sculpture, or another photograph is up to you. Please don’t feel obliged: you can just enjoy the pictures. The image is untitled to avoid directing anyone. If …

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Heaven’s Mirror, by Graham Hancock & Santha Faiia: #BookReview.

332 Pages Nonfiction Hardback Subtitled ‘Quest for the Lost Civilisation’, this book led to a major TV series on the UK’s Channel 4 network. Published in 1998, some of the content may now be a little out of date, as archaeological work is constantly updating information based on finds. The book is an attempt to …

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Today’s #Picture to Inspire Imagination: 28/August/21

Caged Archaeologists Enjoy!***These images are for your entertainment, joy, and inspiration.You can view more in my Gallery and beyond.        

Today’s #Photograph 27/May/21

Monochrome Ammonites Click here to purchase my professional pictures as digital files, framed prints, canvas wraps, or Giclee art prints. Enjoy!

Today’s #Photograph 18/May/21

Colloseum Arch More of my professional pictures live here. You can buy them as digital files, framed prints, canvas wraps, or Giclee art prints. Enjoy!

Today’s #Photograph

Colloseum Viewers You’ll find more of my professional pictures here, where you can purchase them as digital files, framed prints, canvas wraps, or Giclee art prints. Enjoy!

May at 101, a Poetical Memorial.

May, photographed by my stepdad in black and white and coloured by May with proper photo-colourings. May at 101 Too soon you left us.Your tender love binding all togethergone in a moment of driver madness.Mother, carer, advisor, confidante, best friendwho taught me love is better alwaysthan hate, indifference, and envy.What would you have doneonce all …

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A Spot of History

Just a little alert for those who like castles and history: I was recently invited to do a post for a Museum site. I chose to do a post about Bolton Castle in North Yorkshire. You'll find that post here, if you're interested.

Today’s Pictures: 4 Dec 20

A footbridge across the overflow of Cannop Ponds in the Forest of Dean. Thanks for visiting this blog. Please be generous to those imprisoned by the Covid crisis by sharing this post widely with them on social media, so they can also enjoy it. It will then also reach more people and, hopefully, remind them …

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Kos in a Time of Covid 19: 10th Day.

Monday was our last day in Kos; we were due to fly home on Tuesday morning. So, we went in search of those places we hadn’t yet found. First on our list was the Casa Romana, a Roman house dating from the 2nd century, built on the ruins of an earlier Hellenistic house. The building …

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Kos in a Time of Covid 19: 9th Day.

View from the road leading to the Asklepion Sunday was our 32nd wedding anniversary, so, naturally, we set out on a long trek up a hill. We’d decided early in the stay that we’d visit the Asklepion. It’s the most popular destination for tourists on the island, so we expected it would be quite busy. …

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