Monthly Archives: March 2016

  1. Throwback Thursday: The Hairdryer

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    Thursday 31 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For Throwback Thursday this week, here’s a post from June 2013. Back in the days when I had more time …
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  2. Wordless Wednesday ~ Aston Martin Vanquish

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    Wednesday 30 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  3. Earthquake territory

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    Tuesday 29 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Like many of our ancient ruins, Knidos has suffered from severe earthquakes over the centuries. In fact, it lies smack …
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  4. Macro Monday: First Apricot

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    Monday 28 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Not very clear I’m afraid, but this was taken a couple of weeks back, and was the very first apricot …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light (III)

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    Sunday 27 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge for Half-Light is another film-based theme… “Room With a View”, as this certainly was. In terms …
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  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light (II)

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    Saturday 26 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry was taken on Easter Island (which I thought to be fitting considering the calendar for many of you …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Half-Light (I)

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    Friday 25 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a photograph I took of lightning striking the mountainside. It was taken …
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  8. Flower Friday ~ Mountain colours

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    Friday 25 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here in the West Taurus mountains, we have plenty to roam, with pine forested peaks as far as the eye can …
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  9. One place; two harbours in two seas

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    Thursday 24 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Knidos is located at the very tip of the Datça Peninsula on the western coast of the modern Republic of …
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  10. Wordless Wednesday ~ Hellenic Parliament

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    Wednesday 23 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  11. We are still alive and we are kicking ! ! !

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    Tuesday 22 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Yet again I write with sadness at the senseless cruelty from our own species. Brussels has today become the latest …
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  12. Blue Skies of Springtime

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    Monday 21 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dance (III)

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    Sunday 20 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge entry shows the tribal dances to be seen among the East African tribes such as the …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dance (II)

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    Saturday 19 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a sculpture of what appears to me to be dancers (?) on Manly beach, Sydney, Australia. Hope …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dance (I)

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    Friday 18 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a mural of a dancing man spotted on a wall in the backstreets of …
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  16. Flower Friday ~ Plum tree blossom

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    Friday 18 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here are some not-so-close-up images of the plum trees which are in full blossom right now. At night it actually …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love (III)

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    Thursday 17 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge entry is my beloved ex…. Known affectionately as Miss Norma Jean; of all the gals over …
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  18. Wordless Wednesday ~ Broken

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    Wednesday 16 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  19. Ankara

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    Wednesday 16 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For those who consider this part of the world some war torn dung-heap slum of rabble-rousing mobs who deserve nothing …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love (II)

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    Tuesday 15 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry is all about my one love, food 🙂 We grow a fair amount of our …
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  21. Macro Monday: Plum blossom in the rain

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    Monday 14 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  22. More bodies where I sat only recently

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    Sunday 13 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Less than a month after the last large scale suicide bombing in our capital, at least 37 residents of Ankara have tonight …
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  23. Broccoli plants

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    Saturday 12 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    A little while ago we saw these beautiful flowers, and Joanne from My Life Lived Full mentioned wanting to see …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: One Love (I)

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    Friday 11 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an ‘assumed’ take on ‘One Love’. These two guards at the presidential palace (Palacio …
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  25. Flower Friday ~ More Apricot Blossom

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    Friday 11 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (III)

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    Thursday 10 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a sneaky photo of a family in harmony, all wearing their respective …
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  27. Wordless Wednesday ~ Knidos Harbour

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    Wednesday 09 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  28. International Women’s Day

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    Tuesday 08 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    As much as men think they rule the species, covet those positions of power in politics, business and the home, …
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  29. Macro Monday: Young Iguana

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    Monday 07 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Found this young fella in one of the orange trees close to the house the other day. Not often do …
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  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (II)

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    Sunday 06 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Couples work in harmony too sometimes… Ok, so perhaps not your average scene for this Weekly Photo Challenge 🙂 Hope …
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  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (I)

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    Saturday 05 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is about the harmony of living in the natural world. In this shot, we have …
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  32. Flower Friday ~ Wild beauty

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    Friday 04 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  33. Not all days start with a smile

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    Thursday 03 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s a lovely bright springtime picture from here on the farm. Unfortunately my day wasn’t quite the same. Talk about …
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  34. Wordless Wednesday ~ We love our flags…

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    Wednesday 02 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind (III)

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    Tuesday 01 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For a third go at the Weekly Photo Challenge, I have selected this little fella, who seems quite content to …
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