Monthly Archives: January 2015

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed (III)

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    Sunday 11 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken on a trip to the town of Fethiye, …
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  2. Home Heat

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    Sunday 11 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    When it comes to heating our home, we are slightly off the beaten track. There is no mains piped natural …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed (II)

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    Saturday 10 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken on a bright and sunny morning in late …
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  4. We Have Snow !

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    Saturday 10 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Ok, so it’s ‘visible’ on our mountains, none this far down of course, but still… “We have snow!”… yikes, exciting …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed (I)

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    Friday 09 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows part of a structure in its own shadow, and …
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  6. Hello Winter !

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    Friday 09 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We finally have our winter !  It’s never a long affair, with freezing weather at night for usually just 10-15 …
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  7. Flower Friday – Flowers (& Laundry!)

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    Friday 09 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Taken in mid December in the back streets of Bodrum, on the western coast of Turkey.   . .

  8. Winter Trip to Bodrum

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    Thursday 08 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    To many, Bodrum is a well-known destination for Europeans to flock to for their summer jollies, but as you might expect from …
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  9. Adding Perspective, or Some Bloke Got In The Way?

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    Thursday 08 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  10. Picking Time

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    Wednesday 07 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    It’s that time of year when there are tractors and trucks and workers everywhere – it’s fruit harvest time. . …
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  11. Wordless Wednesday ~ Closed

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    Wednesday 07 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    For more images and the full story about this rather bizarre structure, you are welcome to view my earlier post, The …
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  12. Rooster in the Rosebed

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    Tuesday 06 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Year round, the rose-beds are a favourite dust bath venue for the roosters and their gals! . Even in mid …
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  13. The Storm Is Over

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    Tuesday 06 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    All night and all the next day, the storm raged. Thunder for twenty-four hours, lightening on three sides. Enough rain …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: New (IV)

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    Monday 05 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was the actual day we started …
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  15. Macro Monday: “African Spikey”

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    Monday 05 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. A rather spikey bug found in Tanzania. You can get the scale of it a …
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  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: New (III)

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    Sunday 04 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a brand new car, awaiting collection by its new owner. Hope …
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  17. Juice Time

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    Sunday 04 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    With fruit hanging off every tree in sight, we are rarely short of fruit juice, that’s for sure. Never do …
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  18. More views of Hattusa

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    Saturday 03 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In continuance of the recent post on Hattusa, the UNESCO World Heritage site in Central Anatolia, here in Türkiye, here are …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: New (II)

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    Saturday 03 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an even earlier clip of Cousin Spike Jnr than the first post – probably …
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  20. Are Scorpions Aggressive?

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    Saturday 03 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Further to my recent Macro Monday post, I was asked if these scorpions are aggressive…. well, in my opinion, no. …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: New (I)

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    Friday 02 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an early picture of our lad when he was all ‘new’… …
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  22. Flogging HiFi Equipment with Michael Jackson

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    Friday 02 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Back in the early ’80s I found myself working in an electrical and photographic retail store called Dixons, on the …
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  23. Flower Friday – Floral Gateway

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    Friday 02 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Taken in mid December in the back streets of Bodrum, on the western coast of Turkey.   . .

  24. Spike’s Caramelised Baby Clementines

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    Thursday 01 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s something a little different from my kitchen… In the orchards we have mostly clementine trees, which are ‘in harvest’ …
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  25. Cold New Year? Rewind to Summer…

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    Thursday 01 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a very cold and soggy New Year here in southern Turkey this year. Mid-winter is generally sunny and dry, …
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  26. Getting Groovy…

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    Thursday 01 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is one you either know very well from your formative years like me, or will have heard at disco …
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