Rural Transylvania

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Another image from my travels  in rural Romania before the country entered the EU… a solitary soul and his horse on a beautiful summer afternoon. Horses and carts were a very common sight then, and roads were usually in very poor repair….sometimes

Rural Transylvania

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Another image from my travels  in rural Romania before the country entered the EU… a solitary soul and his horse on a beautiful summer afternoon. Horses and carts were a very common sight then, and roads were usually in very poor repair….sometimes

Dancing in the light

Beauty in Decay/26 (slim) and 27 (Dancing in the light)

Double bill today! The anemone that I photographed yesterday has slimmed down! Shrunk, shrivelled, to put it more brutally…. (In terms of a fabric item, this would be a more slender garment!) But I found another anemone, that was determined

Dancing in the light

Beauty in Decay/26 (slim) and 27 (Dancing in the light)

Double bill today! The anemone that I photographed yesterday has slimmed down! Shrunk, shrivelled, to put it more brutally…. (In terms of a fabric item, this would be a more slender garment!) But I found another anemone, that was determined

Going home from the fields

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Time for another solitary soul…this time, returning home from the fields in Maramures, Romania. Taken through the window of a vehicle, I was quite pleased with the result! The late afternoon sun adds atmosphere, don’t you think? I took this

Going home from the fields

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Time for another solitary soul…this time, returning home from the fields in Maramures, Romania. Taken through the window of a vehicle, I was quite pleased with the result! The late afternoon sun adds atmosphere, don’t you think? I took this

Japanese anemone that has seen better days

Beauty in Decay/25

Having thought there were no subjects in the garden of late, I noticed the Japanese anemones might be good….. I love the fluffy, almost downy look to the outside of the petals, very evident in the image below. Here’s one just

Japanese anemone that has seen better days

Beauty in Decay/25

Having thought there were no subjects in the garden of late, I noticed the Japanese anemones might be good….. I love the fluffy, almost downy look to the outside of the petals, very evident in the image below. Here’s one just

Horizon - Mid

Travel Theme: Horizons

This week’s Travel theme as set by Ailsa at her blog ‘Where’s my Backpack?’ is Horizons. I’ve had a quick trawl through the archives, and selected three images from my travels, all with a watery theme. I’ve gone for these

Horizon - Mid

Travel Theme: Horizons

This week’s Travel theme as set by Ailsa at her blog ‘Where’s my Backpack?’ is Horizons. I’ve had a quick trawl through the archives, and selected three images from my travels, all with a watery theme. I’ve gone for these

Contre-jour

Silhouette

Finally got around to posting for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge…Silhouette. I have a number of images that would fit this challenge, but decided to go with this contre-jour shot because of its quirkiness! I do think contre-jour is

Contre-jour

Silhouette

Finally got around to posting for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge…Silhouette. I have a number of images that would fit this challenge, but decided to go with this contre-jour shot because of its quirkiness! I do think contre-jour is

Adieu

Beauty in Decay/24

Adieu…..farewell to yesterday’s flower, finished now – petals all drooping, bright colour tipping over to browns. I love the textures in this:

Adieu

Beauty in Decay/24

Adieu…..farewell to yesterday’s flower, finished now – petals all drooping, bright colour tipping over to browns. I love the textures in this:

Low key daisies

Beauty in Decay/23

Well, I was getting despondent about no new candidates for this series…when a friend presented me with some flowers that were just beginning to wilt (I had asked). Great, thought I, let’s see how they decay. I have been taking

Low key daisies

Beauty in Decay/23

Well, I was getting despondent about no new candidates for this series…when a friend presented me with some flowers that were just beginning to wilt (I had asked). Great, thought I, let’s see how they decay. I have been taking