Mundane Monday

Photrablogger says,

This is a challenge created to find beauty in almost everything. The challenge is simple : find beauty in everyday mundane things, capture the beauty and upload the photographs.

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This rusty old thing may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I wonder about the workmanship, it must have been lovingly crafted and beautiful in it’s day.




is a state of mind.

Inner child work is not something I need, I’m in constant touch with my inner child!

IMG_2672_edited-1Any excuse to scramble around in a Soft Play and I’m there. Of course, every time I do, I hurt my hip in the same spot, from going down the slides, and I suffer for a couple of days, but I still go back for more. Wouldn’t it be a good idea if they came in adult sizes?



In Blue Jay Way

Stands a unusual tribute

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to George Harrison.Yes, it really is a wheelie in. Last year two guys campaigned for a little lane close to their home to be named, Blue Jay Way, after the George’s song. As well as the bin, they had a street sign made, and they’ve put pots of plants to cheer the area up.

The bin may be a mundane object, but I saw the beauty and thought I’d post for Phototrablogger’s Mundane Monday

Cotehele in Monochrome

Jude is looking for monochrome photos for her Garden Challenge in February. She advises us to,

Look for texture, shape and patterns. The subject matter is entirely up to you, but should be loosely garden related

The challenge has made me think about the hard landscape and structures in gardens, rather than just plants. Although I haven’t visited any gardens this year, I’ve found a few possibilities in my archives and this is my second attempt.

There’s still time to get a February entry in, next month is wildlife.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

The word “seasons” can also describe a period or phase of your life. If this context resonates with you, share an image that expresses the seasonality of life itself or the present season of your life.

This is Jen’s prompt for the weekly photo challenge over at the Daily Post. Everything I see outside my window is grey, and dank. Maybe this weekend there’ll be some sunshine. Meanwhile on Tuesday I went out for supper straight from work. Lots of you know that in summer, I often head to the coast after work for fish and chops and Pimms, I’m really looking forward for that season to begin.
This week was supper in town, in a lovely restaurant,
What can we see through the window, maybe a closer look.
The Cathedral looking beautiful at dusk.
The restaurant was nice, I wondered what it was like in the Christmas season.
After delicious food, we wandered up through Catherine Street, where the ruined chapel is lit up in the gloom.

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We walked along Egypt Lane, past this colour changing window gap.
and a whole row of restaurants, with lots of outside seating, but it’s not the season for al fresco dining is it now?

The Broadchurch Beach

Broadchurch is a British crime drama series filmed in various locations in the south west of England. It has won several BAFTA’s and there has been an American remake, under the name of Gracepoint and also starring David Tennant of Dr Who fame.

It was first shown in the UK three years ago, and I’ve yet to see an episode, but I have been to the beach, it’s just down the road from Bridport, at West Bay!

bc3-02Looking west at West Bay, uh, the Broadchurch bay


bc1-1-01On a rough February day.

bc2-02 [446523]Looking east.

bc10-02Blowing away the cobwebs and getting icy cold hands!

Have you seen Broadchurch, if so should I try to catch it even though I don’t watch crime drama?