Tag Archives: photography

  1. Pastures New…

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    Saturday 14 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    I set out three years ago knowing diddly-squat about blogging, or even what a blog to be honest (seriously), and now …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Face (I)

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    Friday 13 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For my first Weekly Photo Challenge entry I chose a face….   We can’t all be bootiful though. Hope you enjoy …
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  3. 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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  4. Wordless Wednesday ~ Olympic Stadium: Athens

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    Wednesday 11 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  5. 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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  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth (I)

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    Monday 09 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    A belated start to my consideratioın of the Weekly Photo Challenge, but here goes… Hope you enjoy this entry of grape …
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  7. Stunning cathedral of Pompei

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    Sunday 08 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This is the magnificent Pontifical Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei. This Roman Catholic cathedral is a …
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  8. Architecture of Syros

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    Saturday 07 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    The Greek island of Syros is the northernmost isle of the Cyclades, and covers 83 sq km (32 sq miles) with …
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  9. Flower Friday ~ Last peach blossoms

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    Friday 06 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  10. 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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  11. Wordless Wednesday ~ Half & Half

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    Wednesday 04 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  12. 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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  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration (II)

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    Saturday 30 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge for ‘Admiration’ is about those most dedicated of the armed services who perform their …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration (I)

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    Friday 29 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My immediate thought upon seeing this week’s theme of ‘admiration’ went to young Maya, an eight-year old pianist we know of …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (IV)

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    Thursday 28 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth and last entry for the ‘Abstract’ Weekly Photo Challenge is a rather unique door knocker. I think of it as …
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  16. Wordless Wednesday ~ Belém Tower, Lisbon

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    Wednesday 27 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (III)

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    Tuesday 26 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a bizarre sight if not ‘abstract’, a dog in a frock, spotted …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (II)

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    Sunday 24 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is some abstract art, of sorts, on an area of plaster of a half …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (I)

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    Friday 22 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Hmm, abstract is not my normal area, so here goes…. My first bash at least for the Weekly Photo Challenge is …
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  20. Flower Friday ~ Double Pink

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    Friday 22 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  21. Wordless Wednesday ~ Sicilian Backstreets

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    Wednesday 20 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  22. 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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  23. Macro Monday: Buglet vs. Mini-HDMI

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    Monday 18 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Sat on a beach, waves lapping the shore, head on a book, bug on a lead. This is my entry …
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  24. Last of the winter veg

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    Sunday 17 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Temps are a climbing… up to the early 30s again now (that’s touching 90F), so time to rip up the …
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  25. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime (II)

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    Saturday 16 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge memory trigger of ‘Dinnertime’ is of a great little Mexican place we found in a small …
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  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime (I)

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    Friday 15 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first Weekly Photo Challenge image for the theme “Dinnertime” is a bowl of yummy traditionally prepared Turkish spinach. If …
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  27. Flower Friday ~ This morning’s roses

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    Friday 15 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Taken an hour ago, here are some of the rose beds. With spring providing cool nights, occasional rain and sunny …
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  28. Throwback Thursday: Our Village

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    Thursday 14 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For Throwback Thursday this week, here’s a post from February 2014, which was the first in a series of three about …
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  29. Wordless Wednesday ~ Different…

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    Wednesday 13 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Future (IV)

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    Tuesday 12 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is about a wish for the future; a future of peace. This image of …
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  31. Macro Monday: Bees in the orchard

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    Monday 11 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Time for another Macro Monday…. and for this week we have a shot taken by a friend of ours who …
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  32. Weekly Photo Challenge: Future (III)

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    Sunday 10 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third bash at the Weekly Photo Challenge is the future of our chook stock… Hope you enjoy this simple entry. . …
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  33. Weekly Photo Challenge: Future (II)

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    Saturday 09 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    The light at the end of the tunnel; that’s what I’ve selected as my second Weekly Photo Challenge entry, from Sicily this …
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  34. Weekly Photo Challenge: Future (I)

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    Friday 08 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first Weekly Photo Challenge idea of the ‘future’ shows a broad bean plant having just is poked through after …
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  35. Wordless Wednesday ~ Trinità dei Monti

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    Wednesday 06 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  36. Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape (IV)

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    Tuesday 05 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth bash at the ‘Landscape’ theme of the Weekly Photo Challenge is from Tenerife. Hope you enjoy this entry. …
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  37. The old anchor

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    Monday 04 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  38. Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape (III)

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    Sunday 03 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My third ‘Landscape’ entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the beautiful area of Mavrovo Lake, in the western hills of the …
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  39. Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape (II)

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    Saturday 02 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second Weekly Photo Challenge is another from here in Türkiye, taken in rural Konya, in central Anatolia. Hope you …
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  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Landscape (I)

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    Friday 01 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first Weekly Photo Challenge challenge is from here in Türkiye, from Kapadokya, or Cappadocia as you may probably know it. Hope you …
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  41. Flower Friday ~ Blossom; never enough

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    Friday 01 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

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  42. Wordless Wednesday ~ Aston Martin Vanquish

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    Wednesday 30 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. Wordless Wednesday ~ Hellenic Parliament

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    Wednesday 23 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

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