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Abundant Nature in the Upper Reaches of the Nile: Nature: Lens-Artists Challenge

On a tour of ancient Egypt it was an unexpected delight to have the opportunity to go bird watching in the upper reaches of the Nile. In earlier days the Nile periodically flooded but since the building of the first … Continue reading

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Words from Egypt: Five Words January Yr 4: Thursdays Special

Each month Paula gives us five words to display as we like, whether it be one word or all, one photo or many. The words this month are:  crepuscular, coded, lofty, scintillating, and detox Crepuscular views are seen at twilight and the unfinished buildings are … Continue reading

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Study in Minimalism: Black and White: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge where this week we can choose any subject as long as it is black and white.  

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Birds at Bird World Maleny: Blue and Yellow: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World was an unexpected find that I know we will visit more than once. We wandered the gardens before heading to our allocated guided aviary tour at 1.30pm. Whilst we waited on the outside the … Continue reading

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Nubian Curves: Lens-Artists Challenge:

We approached the Nubian village from the Nile. The houses were quite different to the Egyptian Houses we’d been used to seeing. These ones were colourful and used curves to great effect. Vaulted ceilings were common and the houses traditionally … Continue reading

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Reflections:Lens-Artists Challenge

Double headed Zac Headless brother with his head is on the table In every ball is a mini me. The ever patient (I wish) Roger  waiting for my photography session to be over. The creature I was trying to capture … Continue reading

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The Red Season: Something Red: Sunday Stills

At this time of year red is the colour that everyone associates with Christmas. Elves have at least some red in their costume. The man himself wears red. This was Muffin’s first time seeing Santa and like any little toddler … Continue reading

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