Monthly Archives: October 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

This week’s challenge is to post something which makes you feel foreign. Here’s a courtyard I passed whilst walking in Palma, Mallorca, a few years ago. You don’t get courtyards like this in the UK!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Interesting theme – I love a good silhouette photo. They’re very dramatic! Here’s one taken near my house at sunset, some time ago:

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Bucket List Update: Get a Photograph Published

This isn’t quite what I had in mind when I included this aim on my Bucket List but I think it counts! A few months ago I was contacted on Flickr by local charity Shakespeare Hospice. They wanted to use … Continue reading

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Jumping From The Edge Of Space

I’m a few days late writing about this, but as you will almost certainly have heard, history was made on Sunday when Austrian Felix Baumgartner jumped from a balloon 24 miles above the earth. This was the highest skydive in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

For this challenge, I almost posted the Lego Christmas Tree again, then remembered I’ve used it for a previous challenge. Instead, I chose this shot of the CN Tower which I took when I was 18. It was at the … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: ‘Sailing A Boat’ Completed

The week before last I got an unexpected offer – the chance to tick off an item from my Bucket List by going sailing. I’ve never been and always wanted to (I’m still planning to learn next year, but that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

This made me happy! Nearly a year ago now, unfortunately. I’d love to go again sometime.

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The Last Great Adventures – Or, What ‘Firsts’ Are Left?

The BBC had an interesting piece the other day about what’s left in terms of exploration. Many of the big ‘firsts’ have already been done, such as climbing Everest and travelling to the Poles. So what’s left? Breaking records for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mine

For this week’s theme, I’ve chosen what I can see when I’m lying in bed – my ceiling light. Not terribly exciting but I actually really like this picture.

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