Monthly Archives: February 2016

  1. Macro Monday: Broccoli Flowers

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    Monday 29 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  2. Cabbages…. my five year wait is over

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    Sunday 28 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Never had a lot of luck or the right weather conditions for cabbages, but finally, I have some – yay! …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind (II)

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    Saturday 27 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry depicts that state of mind when you just know you are about to be in …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind (I)

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    Friday 26 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For many weeks now it’s been hard work all the way; up at 0600, bed at 0130 the next day. …
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  5. Flower Friday ~ First Apricot

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    Friday 26 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Taken just a few minutes ago… This is the very first of the beautiful flowers that blossom on the apricot …
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  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons (IV)

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    Thursday 25 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows how the farm is inbetwixt (love that word) seasons, …
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  7. Wordless Wednesday ~ He shrank!

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    Wednesday 24 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons (III)

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    Tuesday 23 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the start of the seasonal burn-up after winter. All 250 trees …
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  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons (II)

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    Monday 22 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows our springtime stream through the village. Thankfully it’s no …
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  10. Something simple from the freezer

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    Sunday 21 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    With three freezers full of homegrown produce, it’s a pretty regular occurrence that I delve into their depths with not …
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  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons (I)

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    Saturday 20 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is typical for springtime here in southwest Türkiye. Everything is green, the …
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  12. Flower Friday ~ Spring has arrived

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    Friday 19 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    (courtesy of a good friend who visiting our farm)

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (IV)

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    Thursday 18 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth blast at this rather interesting Weekly Photo Challenge shows how basic photography in certain situations can create art; …
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  14. Wordless Wednesday ~ All Saints Church

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    Wednesday 17 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  15. Mischievous Kid (first post – revisited)

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    Tuesday 16 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    To commemorate the 500,000, here’s a look at my very first post 🙂 In the early 1970′s, we were whisked …
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  16. Half a million !

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    Monday 15 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    So that’s it, half a million page views in the bag! I stopped being obsessive over blog stats moons ago. …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (III)

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    Sunday 14 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a look at modern art through modern life. These are …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (II)

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    Saturday 13 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a lizard doing a very good impression of a waxwork model. Hope …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art (I)

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    Friday 12 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an image taken last summer in the northern Turkish province of Edirne, with …
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  20. Ankara’s Pigeons

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    Thursday 11 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Thought I’d have a go at capturing on film (or whatever you call it these days) some rather cold pigeons …
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  21. Wordless Wednesday ~ Valuable cargo

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    Wednesday 10 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  22. Astypalaian Backstreets

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    Tuesday 09 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    If there’s one thing I love, it’s exploring backstreets of the places we visit. These are a few of the …
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  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: Time (IV)

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    Monday 08 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and final entry Weekly Photo Challenge image is the clock tower in the centre of Bitoal, in …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Time (III)

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    Sunday 07 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third Weekly Photo Challenge entry was taken in the ancient city of Hierapolis, near the Turkish city of Denizli.  …
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  25. Maya once more…

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    Sunday 07 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Playing in the snow in the Anatolian Plateau is fun. Like any kid, Maya, an eight-year old Turkish pianist I met, …
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  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Time (II)

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    Saturday 06 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second Weekly Photo Challenge is perhaps a little different, but the aim was to show the ‘passing’ of …
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  27. Weekly Photo Challenge: Time (I)

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    Friday 05 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry for the Time theme for this Weekly Photo Challenge is a clock in the middle of a roundabout …
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  28. Double-Bubble

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    Thursday 04 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  29. Wordless Wednesday ~ San Martino, Siracusa, Sicily

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    Wednesday 03 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  30. Interesting morning sky

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    Tuesday 02 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant (IV)

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    Monday 01 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My final Weekly Photo Challenge entry is from closer to home, and was taken here is southwest Türkiye. I just loved …
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