Maybe its my Irish heritage, but as soon as I read the word “create” in this weeks photo challenge the association was immediate, the kind of “create” as in “Don’t create“, or “stop that creatin’ right now” I believe this meaning has the same root as all the other forms of the word, the creation … More create – photo challenge
Sidey’s weekend theme happened to be FOOD and serendipity / coincidence striking again [how does that happen] I had a DVD out from the Block Island Free Library. There is no TV in the condo here and american TV is so confusing anyway I just get DVD or watch stuff on the computer. So what … More Food for ?
The weather has turned very warm – isn’t it wonderful that Block Island is surrounded by beaches? I could fill this post up with photos of sea and sand, just one to make you all jealous. But don’t be too jealous. Yesterday I thought I would try the beach nearest to me, which is Ballards, … More This life on a beach
Hi y’all who wander over here to my blog which I was so ignorant about when I began that I just called it my own name elspethc. Is blogging social media? I think so, but think that the term usually refers to Facebook, Twitter and a host of other things, maybe even match.com (which I … More Social Media Misfit
The weekly photo challenge this week is ‘close’, begging the questions, what kind of close (emotional, spatial, timewise etc.) and then, how close is close? Depends, it’s relative innit? The excellent app Star Walk took this photo of the sky at my current location and time. Note the sun is still up so neither me … More How close is close?
Friday went OK – up at 5am Edinburgh time, taxi to airport, plane to London, plane to Boston, train and taxi to Point Judith, made the 5 pm [East USA time] ferry to Block Island. So, that’s 17 hours travel with not much sleeping time. On the long flight I watched the persian film “A … More Welcome to Block Island
I often have a day out, but last week there was a jubilee and the libraries were closed, so son and his working arrangements were disrupted, so he asked if he could have my sitting room instead, and I had a keep out of the way day out. I decided on the Edinburgh Modern Art … More Landform and reflections
This is a response to Sidey’s weekly theme: A bicycle made for two, or one. Kate has already written a brilliant post which echoes many of my thoughts about tandems – so read about that on her blog here. She also quoted the song Daisy Daisy…give me your answer do. This is a name, and … More On bicycles and daisies
Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship This has to be a popular topic but it is not so easy to take a photo which shows the depths and nuances. I have tried to write about friendship before as have many others. This is a photo of a photo which has been on my sitting room shelf for as … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship
This morning, Sunday 3rd June 2012, I went to visit the 3 Harbours Arts Festival. The 3 harbours are Prestonpans, Cockenzie and Port Seton, in Scotland, for those of you who would not know. Then I came home and read that the weekly challenge was to be a photo taken today. It might be June … More Today – Weekly photo challenge