Category Archives: France

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge # 65: Pick a Place

Where to pick…shall I go for Transylvania, Provence, Cuba, Andalusia? In the end, I have plumped for Catalonia… The French region of Pyrenees-Orientales — known to some as Northern Catalonia. The light was just stunning, even in mid September – as

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge # 65: Pick a Place

Where to pick…shall I go for Transylvania, Provence, Cuba, Andalusia? In the end, I have plumped for Catalonia… The French region of Pyrenees-Orientales — known to some as Northern Catalonia. The light was just stunning, even in mid September – as

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

A nostalgic trip to the archives…my first thought for the images to use in this post was Romania, and also Provence several decades ago So here is Les Baux in the late 1980s, very sleepy then, I believe less so

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #64: Countryside and/or Small Towns

A nostalgic trip to the archives…my first thought for the images to use in this post was Romania, and also Provence several decades ago So here is Les Baux in the late 1980s, very sleepy then, I believe less so

One Word Sunday: Power

How to illustrate this? We could think of power from an engine, muscle power, the power of the sea … Well, I decided to go with an engine, and this is one that provided the power for a Maginot Line

One Word Sunday: Power

How to illustrate this? We could think of power from an engine, muscle power, the power of the sea … Well, I decided to go with an engine, and this is one that provided the power for a Maginot Line

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

Distant fields of Poppies and Broom, and some others

I was reading Cathy’s ( Wanderessence) post on her travels in  Provence in 2003 ,  which struck a chord with me, so many places I had visited! But in  particular an image of a field of Poppies and Broom had me

Distant fields of Poppies and Broom, and some others

I was reading Cathy’s ( Wanderessence) post on her travels in  Provence in 2003 ,  which struck a chord with me, so many places I had visited! But in  particular an image of a field of Poppies and Broom had me

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

December Squares: Time (22) Time and dripping water

Time and dripping water…. Tiny needles hang from the constantly damp ceiling and walls of the WW1 Fort Douaumont near Verdun: Linked to Becky’s December Squares here

December Squares: Time (22) Time and dripping water

Time and dripping water…. Tiny needles hang from the constantly damp ceiling and walls of the WW1 Fort Douaumont near Verdun: Linked to Becky’s December Squares here

Thursday’ Special: Pick a Word in October Y3

Gushing Aperture Frontier The remains of an old Cold War frontier crossing between Poland and Slovakia. Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s here

Thursday’ Special: Pick a Word in October Y3

Gushing Aperture Frontier The remains of an old Cold War frontier crossing between Poland and Slovakia. Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s here