Dog Days

I think we are just past what are called the dog days of summer, but who cares, it seems it has literally becomes days for dogs. [See great posts from Speccy and Kate, with pictures of the wonderful Jake and Macauley. Best wishes to all.] Here, there is also going to be a new dog … More Dog Days

The Nature of Urban

An urban area is characterized by higher population density and vast human features in comparison to areas surrounding it. Urban areas may be cities, towns or conurbations, but the term is not commonly extended to rural settlements such as villages and hamlets. (so says Wikipedia) This is a response to Weekly Photo Challenge : Urban. … More The Nature of Urban

Island Summer

Too much going on and I have not been posting. My iphone is full of photos. Girls, beach, docks, more beach, diving, splashing, water, sitting in the sun, girls, some boys, … friends and friendship I wanted to respond to Sidey’s theme this week as I’ve missed the last couple of weeks – it is … More Island Summer

Knotty problem

Inspired by Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong What could be WRONG with this, lush greenery caught in the sunlight, showing the beauty of leaf and delicate shade of red on the stem? What is wrong is that it is one of the most invasive species known, Japanese knotweed, and can be seen alongside the road in … More Knotty problem