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Pick a word in November 2017 yr 2: Thursday’s Special

Once  a month Paula chooses for Thursday’s Special  5 words which we can demonstrate one or all, in one photo or many. This month the words are:  dormant, salubrious, earmarked, influential, and fun-loving. Travelling can be so tiring and when lucky enough to come … Continue reading

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Here and There: Thursday’s Special

Some countries allow you to be in a time warp — being both here and there at the same time. In Vanuatu the boys from the bush would occasionally visit. On this occasion they had taken Roger and I and … Continue reading

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Different Countries in the country at Night: Thursday’s Special

Our last night in Cambodia, we watch traditional dancers perform on a brightly lit stage.   In the Pelorus Sound, New Zealand we arrived at the batch in the early night. Outside a velvety surreal sight Comforting warmth indoors. At … Continue reading

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Tall on a hill: Thursday’s Special

In response to Paula’s Thursday’s Special

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Thursday’s Special: Stories from the East

(7 photo stories) Paula’s guest challenger Allan Hamilton (The Mofman) asks us to show a story using one photograph. I had to many stories to tell so I have chosen 7 different stories. Can you tell the story that each photo shows? … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken in more ways than one

Angkor Thom was founded by King Jayavarman VII  built in the 10th and 11th century. It was built in an almost perfect square and outside its high walls was a wide moat which once housed hungry crocodiles. It is a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills the Next Challenge: 100 years +

I read Marigold’s response to the 99 word flash fiction which immediately had me remembering my visit to Angkor Wat and surrounds. All well over 100 years old. Indeed this temple, Ta Prohm Temple, was constructed in the 12th and 13th … Continue reading

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