Category Archives: solitude

Twist-Weekly travel themed photo challenge

The “twisted road home” was captured in County Clare, Ireland, 2011. This is my contribution to Ailsa’s Weekly Photo Challenge at Where’s My Backpack

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A Work of Art – Weekly Photo Challenge

Inspired by the Pitjantjatjara and Arrente people of Central Australia, eccentric Australian ceramic artist William Rickett’s (1898-1993) created a contemplative idyll in a rainforest setting on Mount Dandenong. It was a symbol of his hope that modern Australia would embrace … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Callenge – Spring

Spring in outback South Australia is the time of squally weather and flash floods. In the blink of an eye after rain, the once desolate landscape is transformed into sea of colour. Millions of flowers burst into bloom for a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge 3 of 3 – Letters

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme is “letters.” In the Scottish Highlands, at a roadside stop…..

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Weekly Photo Challenge 1 of 3 – Letters

This week WordPress Photo Challenge theme is letters. At St Brigid’s Well in County Clare, Ireland, the faithful leave letters of thanks, letters of entreaty for help, prayers, offerings, rosary beads and momentos.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – 2 of 3 Glow

Hosted by Ailsa at where’s my backpack this week’s photo challenge is “glow.” Winter Sunrise over Cape Patten, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia

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Weekly photo challenge – 1 of 3 Glow

Hosted and chosen by Ailsa of wheres my backpack, this week’s photo challenge is “glow.” Located on a hilltop near Broken Hill, NSW, Australia is the site of the 1993 International Sculpture Symposium. Twelve sandstone sculptures remain in situ, and … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge part 2 – on top

Another photo for the weekly photo challenge themed “on top.” Trevelez nestled under the Andalucian Sierra Nevada,  is the highest in a chain of ancient villages known as the Los Alpujarra. It was worth the picturesque, but hair raising drive … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge – on top

“On top” another fun theme on the the WordPress weekly photo challenge. Captured at the Guggenheim Bilbao on a rainy day, “a spider does not an umbrella make.”

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Weekly photo challenge – round

Hosted by Ailsa of wheres my backpack, this week’s photo challenge is “round.” The Hook Head lighthouse in County Wexford Ireland has been standing for 800 years. The gravitas of this ancient round tower is enhanced by the late afternoon … Continue reading

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