Tag Archives: africa

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth (III)

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    Thursday 12 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third Weekly Photo Challenge for ‘Earth’ is just that, a pile of earth…. or home as Mr & Mrs …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth (II)

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    Tuesday 10 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge effort on the theme of earth, is my take on the beauty of vast open …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration (IV)

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    Thursday 05 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth and final Weekly Photo Challenge entry is about my admiration for mother nature. In these shots, we see the …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration (III)

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    Monday 02 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Ok, so here’s my third Weekly Photo Challenge thought about the theme, Admiration. I’m one of those numpties who has …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime (III)

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    Tuesday 19 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My week’s Weekly Photo Challenge entry is of a young Rhino having a bit of a snack; perfect dinner time in the kids …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Giraffe Photography ~ 3/3

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    Thursday 21 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    In my brief look at photographing that majestic animal, the giraffe, I have taken hundreds of shots over the years …
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  11. Giraffe Photography ~ 2/3

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    Sunday 17 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Photographing giraffes is fun. Not only are they photogenic creatures, they love to pose too… but that’s not all. They …
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  12. Giraffe Photography ~ 1/3

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    Sunday 10 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Capturing wildlife, photographically speaking, is always an amazing experience. Whether it’s a lioness on the prowl across the plains of Africa, …
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  13. Wordless Wednesday ~ Taking a break

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    Wednesday 06 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  14. Macro Monday: Callistemon

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    Monday 21 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My Macro Monday this week is a favourite of mine, and captures the beauty of the Callistemon, or Bottlebrush. Hope …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering (I)

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    Friday 18 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I’ve used before a long way back; it’s a gathering …
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  16. Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops! (III)

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    Sunday 13 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I swear to this day we hasn’t showing me his bare bum when I started to take that shot! My third entry …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy (IV)

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    Monday 07 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about being watched. Hope you enjoy …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy (III)

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    Sunday 06 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is another of those “I’m watching you, watching me” moments 🙂 …
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  19. Peace and People

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    Sunday 06 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Like any conflict on the world stage, everyone of us has very personal views, and the situation in Syria is …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy (II)

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    Saturday 05 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is making sure you keep eye contact…. with a cheetah. Hope …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Transition (III)

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    Sunday 29 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is probably a well-used theme for this week, sunrise. In these four …
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  22. Bloggers Unite for Peace

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    Sunday 22 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke ~  ~ …
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  23. Who would join me?

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    Thursday 19 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    A couple of times recently I have posted my thoughts about the ongoing wave of destructiıon that the idiots waving …
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  24. Love Over Fear

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    Wednesday 18 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    The level of response generated by my previous post, Perspective & Humanity, was reassuring, pretty much supportive and mostly from my usual clan …
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  25. Perspective & Humanity

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    Sunday 15 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    During the past 48 hours, I, and I’m sure many of you, will have seen or perhaps taken part in …
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  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory (I)

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    Friday 13 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge means many things; for some, Victory means being the one who …
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  27. Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place (III)

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    Monday 12 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a reminder for me of days travelling in far flung places. …
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  28. Wordless Wednesday ~ Mother & Child

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    Wednesday 07 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  29. Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries (I)

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    Friday 02 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the boundary wall of the city of Casablanca, Morocco.  Hope you …
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  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Change (IV)

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    Monday 28 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge depicts the change as travellers disembark …
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  31. Mt. Kenya

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    Thursday 24 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    January Late afternoon, around 5:30 The foothills of Mt Kenya Glow from the afternoon African sun Like a magic carpet, …
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  32. Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic (III)

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    Sunday 13 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was not taken in England or Germany or France, but …
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  33. Camel Trekkin’

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    Thursday 10 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Camel trekking is a blast…. Never done it? Well, you’ve just found something that should be added to your ‘to …
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  34. Love this guy

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    Wednesday 09 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  35. Serengeti Sunrise

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    Thursday 03 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  36. Wordless Wednesday ~ Sahara

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    Wednesday 02 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (V)

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    Wednesday 19 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fifth and final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was a shot I took that certainly …
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  38. Wordless Wednesday ~ Great Rift Valley

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    Wednesday 19 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  39. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (IV)

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    Tuesday 18 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a caterpillar that was larger than my lens cap – ewww! Hope …
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  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (III)

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    Monday 17 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a collection of disgusting shots of baboon bums n bits, and …
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  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (II)

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    Sunday 16 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken in the grounds of Christ Church, Stone Town, …
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  42. Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet (I)

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    Sunday 09 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Beneath my feet is a lovely warm rock; a bit too warm! This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly …
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  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration (II)

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    Saturday 01 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the deserts of North Africa. Taken in southern Tunisia, this …
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  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Roy G. Biv (IV)

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    Monday 22 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows some of the local fishing …
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  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: Roy G. Biv (I)

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    Friday 19 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a representation of about every colour the rainbow has to offer; …
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  46. “Open the damned door; my head’s stuck !!”

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    Tuesday 09 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  47. Wordless Wednesday ~ Flamingos in flight

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    Wednesday 03 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: On the way (IV)

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    Monday 01 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the wildebeest on the annual migration across …
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  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: On the way (II)

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    Saturday 30 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken by me in a truck on the way …
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  50. Wordless Wednesday ~ The King

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    Wednesday 27 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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