Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations on a Theme

The mighty Tryfan mountain, one of the most famous and recognisable peaks in Britain, having a classic pointed shape with rugged crags. At 917.5 m above sea level it is the fifteenth highest mountain in Wales.

From the West the top of Tryfan looks like a face looking up, with the mouth on the left then the nose and eyebrows, from the East a fin shaped mountain of rock and boulders that provides a exciting scramble several hundred metre high.

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The End

The worst year of my life, I was devastated by the sudden death of my Mother earlier in the year, Mom fell over Christmas 2016 breaking her hip, she had a hip replacement operation in January a day after her 84th birthday this being her 2nd hip replacement in 4 years.Read More »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded

This week, share your take on “rounded.”

Sun and Moon Chapel
A late 17th century chapel known for its finely painted ceiling. The chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity 1673.
The most interesting feature is the ceiling, painted as a celestial firmament, with angels, doves, cherubs, and other allegorical symbols mixed amid symbols of the sun, moon, and stars. There are carved and painted wooden cherubs attached to the wall panelling. A royal coat of arms of Charles II is set upon the south wall

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

For this week’s challenge, make use of sizing, placement, and scale in your photos.

Huay Mongkol Temple
Huay Mongkol temple complex located some 15 kilometers west of Hua Hin, is famous for its enormous statue of one of Thailand’s most famous monks, named Luang Phor Thuad. The statue, which is about 12 meters high and 10 meters wide. Luang Phor Thuad, whose name is sometimes spelled Luang Phor Thuat, lived some 400 years ago in Southern Thailand. He is now famous all over the country for the miracles that he performed. It was said that Luang Phor Thuad turned salt water into fresh, drinkable water on multiple occasions.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Satisfaction

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Satisfaction

Share a photo of something that brings you satisfaction. It can be
monumental, minor, or something in between.

The satisfaction of going out and getting a Photo you are happy with 🙂

Rhoscolyn Rocky Coastline
Gwenfaens Pillar – Rhoscolyn, Anglesey As legend has it, St Gwenfaen from whom the church at Rhoscolyn and medieval well nearby are named after, took refuge on top of this rock stack after fleeing her hermitage from viking raiders. As the tide came in and threatened to cover her rocky refuge, the angels descended and carried her away. Rhoscolyn is a village located on Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. It is just over five miles south of Holyhead and is the most southerly settlement on the island. The name Rhoscolyn is said to mean The Moor (Rhos) of The Column (colyn), referring to a pillar which the Romans put up to mark the edge of their territories. Rhoscolyn lies in the south western corner of Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales, looking out into the Irish Sea. The defining feature of the landscape here is the dramatic, rocky coastline were there are numerous inlets and coves. Anglesey is an important study area for some of the most ancient rocks on our planet and Rhoscolyn is one of the island’s finest geological locations. It offers a spectacular display of complex, folded rocks which were old long before the mountains of Snowdonia even existed. Anglesey has long been, and continues to be, the focus of much interest, world-wide, by research scientists and students alike.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual No2

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, please post a photo that is unusual in some way for you, whether it be through technique, by subject, or in some other unique way.

A mixed bunch for my unusual 2nd entry ….

Cat Bonnet Mascot
Unusual Cat bonnet mascot on a classic car

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

In response to the WordPress Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

For this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge, please post a photo that is unusual in some way for you, whether it be through technique, by subject, or in some other unique way.

Unusual Thailand

Huay Mongkol Temple
Huay Mongkol temple complex located some 15 kilometers west of Hua Hin, is famous for its enormous statue of one of Thailand’s most famous monks, named Luang Phor Thuad. The statue, which is about 12 meters high and 10 meters wide. Luang Phor Thuad, whose name is sometimes spelled Luang Phor Thuat, lived some 400 years ago in Southern Thailand. He is now famous all over the country for the miracles that he performed. It was said that Luang Phor Thuad turned salt water into fresh, drinkable water on multiple occasions.

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