Monthly Archives: September 2013

  1. Macro Monday: Warm Colours

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    Monday 30 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Hope you all like it 🙂 Natures way of adding a bit of warmth to …
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  2. Memoirs of a Smoker

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    Sunday 29 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Some people smoke. I get that, and in fact, I used to be one who was known to partake. And …
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  3. Sunday Serenity

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    Sunday 29 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a lovely sunny autumn Sunday. The skies are blue and not a cloud it sight. The temperature is in …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated

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    Saturday 28 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    For the Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated, my entry is from a winter holiday we took a couple of years back near Antalya, some …
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  5. Room With A View

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    Saturday 28 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    The Spikes have a weekend away. We are @ Datça, a peninsula on the west coast of Turkey, where the …
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  6. Dear Old Blighty

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    Saturday 28 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Simple post today folks…. even had to ‘schedule’ this one as I take a weekend away with the family and …
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  7. Flower Friday

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    Friday 27 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Lemon flowers!

  8. Flower Friday

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    Friday 27 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Perfect in pink!

  9. Who Says Romance Is Dead?

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    Thursday 26 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    As humans, and I’m talking us ‘men’ in particular, we spend much of our life trying to attract a partner. …
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  10. Baby Spike to Uncle Spike

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    Wednesday 25 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Even Uncle Spike was a kid once… Check out my wheels; my first adventure! (…yes, that really is me…) . …
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  11. Wordless Wednesday ~ Fjord Sunrise

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    Wednesday 25 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

  12. Quite A Neat Little Number!

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    No, sorry, you can’t have the cash, but you can have my gratitude!

  13. Winter Is Coming… To Türkiye

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We are both avid fans of the epic TV series, Game of Thrones, based on the novels by George R R Martin. …
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  14. Thought For Today

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

  15. Same Moon, Different Shot

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    Monday 23 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    After my recent moon shooting session (evening and morning), I just thought I’d share this one with you, taken the …
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  16. Macro Monday: Having A Blue Day

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    Monday 23 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Hope you all like it 🙂 Taken in Kenya, this gorgeous lizard was a real …
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  17. Love Is A Fickle Thing If You’re 5

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    Sunday 22 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Cousin Spike Jnr, a.k.a the Small Person or Romeo Midget has had an epiphany it would seem when it comes …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge : From Lines to Patterns

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    Sunday 22 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    For my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge : From Lines to Patterns, I have selected a number of shots from …
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  19. Bilingual kiddo

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    Saturday 21 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We have a short person in our house. He appeared some 5 years ago, but still seems reluctant to leave. …
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  20. Flower Friday

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    Friday 20 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Colour that brightens the day!

  21. Flower Friday

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    Friday 20 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Prickly but cute all the same!

  22. From Our Front Door, This Morning!

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    Friday 20 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    After the shot last night from our balcony of the moon popping up over the mountains, this is our morning …
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  23. From Our Balcony Last Night!

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    Thursday 19 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Just sat on the balcony sharing our evening meal, when all of a sudden, this gorgeous moon pops up over …
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  24. Turkish Mountain Villages

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    Thursday 19 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    How many posts do you see about Turkey? And how many feature just Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia or a trip …
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  25. Wordless Wednesday ~ The Dawning

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    Wednesday 18 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

  26. Captions…?

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    Wednesday 18 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    I always wondered what the hell this guy was thinking…? My thought:  “Good enough pose for your sir?” Any better …
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  27. Arrgghh – Angry Birds II

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    Wednesday 18 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    After counting down the days, small person is about to explode… Why: simple, tomorrow sees the launch of Angry Birds …
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  28. Our Seasons Are Changing

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    Tuesday 17 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Summer has gone; long live Autumn! Only a few short days ago, we were still experiencing ‘summer’. Ok, so it …
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  29. Me And My Two Wheeled Taxicab

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    Tuesday 17 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Who says taxis should have 4 wheels? Mine didn’t… New Zealand; that beautiful collection of islands of the southern hemisphere, …
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  30. Macro Monday: Teamwork

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    Monday 16 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    And here’s my third go at Macro Monday – Hope you all like it 🙂 These tiny little ants made short …
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  31. Weekly Photo Challenge : Inside

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    Sunday 15 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Shot taken from inside the castle on the Greek island of Astypalea

  32. We Are Merely Borrowers

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    Sunday 15 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    “We must remember that nothing in this world really belongs to us. At best, we are merely borrowers”

  33. Daily Prompt: Bookworms

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    Saturday 14 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    “Pondering“… that’s my word for today’s Daily Prompt: Bookworms

  34. Son Of The Father..?

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    Saturday 14 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Is it any surprise that my son is sometimes as mischievous as his old man?

  35. Reblog: Okay, but where are you really from?

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    Saturday 14 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Some people have a problem with trying to pigeon-hole Uncle Spike, a self-confessed square peg, into their convenient round holes approach …
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  36. Weekly Photo Challenge : Unusual POV

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    Friday 13 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Shot taken from inside the War Museum on the Greek island of Leros

  37. Flower Friday

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    Friday 13 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    All over the farm we have problems with Passionflower taking over. It’s pretty invasive, but I prefer to cut it …
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  38. Oh, So No Jokes Then…?

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    Friday 13 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    “Do not wind up the inspectors!”… That was always the advice given to staff in the retail banking branches where …
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  39. Flower Friday

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    Friday 13 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Not one flower for this Friday, but a whole bunch.

  40. Driving the Narrow Streets of Leros

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    Thursday 12 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Back in summer 2013 we were darting around the Greek Dodecanese island of Leros in Eugene, our wacky little Kia Picanto rental. …
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  41. Daddy, I Got Woman Troubles

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    Thursday 12 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    The little man is having some problems of the female variety.

  42. 911: Remembering The Innocent

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    Wednesday 11 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    In memory of all the innocent who fell that day, 12 years ago…

  43. Wordless Wednesday ~ Respect

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    Wednesday 11 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

      All through out WordPress, bloggers post a photo without an explanation, it’s called Wordless Wednesday!

  44. Exploring Greek Military Areas on Leros

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    Tuesday 10 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We had hired a tiny little Kia Picanto to explore the Greek island of Leros one summer. Yep, this was …
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  45. First Day As A Padawan

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    Monday 09 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    The shortest member of our clan started school today.

  46. Uncle Spike says “Yay!”

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    Monday 09 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    . T H A N K   Y O U ! In just the past 12 days, you guys have …
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  47. Macro Monday: Springtime

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    Monday 09 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    My second attempt at posting an entry for Macro Monday. Hope you all like it 🙂 P.S. Yes, I know …
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  48. Reblog: Why Men Are Seldom Depressed

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    Sunday 08 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    This is a reblog from something I saw this morning. On the whole, I am pretty uncomfortable with sexism, but …
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  49. The Coastline and Churches of Leros

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    Saturday 07 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Are you familiar with the term… “So What, It’s A Rental”? Admittedly, I actually know it with slightly more colourful language, …
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  50. Reblog: Smile To Start The Day

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    Saturday 07 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Posting this borrowed snippet for our Small Sheldon… Anything with the words ‘Empire’ is compulsive viewing in his world, and immediately …
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