Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January – Y4


Something eldritch this way came

coded – An oblique look at coded – you can’t see the codes in this picture

Cracking the codes in a freezing cold hut at Bletchley Park during WW2

lofty – Driving back throughout France well over a decade ago,  we came upon this place, with the church on the rock towering above us – the chapel of Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe at Le Puy en Velay. The sun was in front of us, so not the most successful image, but you get the idea.

Foolishly, I didn’t tag my images, so it has taken quite some sleuthing to find out where it is. I recall asking my late mother where it was, as I knew she had been in that area and can’t believe I didn’t tag it.

scintillating – those domes were truly gleaming in the sun

Linked to Thursday ‘s Special at Paula’s here



  1. The church on the rock is marvellous.

  2. Good choices to accompany some nice words, Sue. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

  3. Coded works so well! Is that in a museum somewhere, Sue? I can just imagine her cracking codes. 🙂 🙂

  4. Well done Sue – 4 out of the 5 words all in one go. I had been thinking about coded and never thought of Bletchley! I thought they did some very clever displays and you have caught this one perfectly.

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