It’s the season for quizzes. Half of these pictures were taken in Mississippi and half in England. Can you guess which is which? Continue reading “Where Was I?”
Blackboard signs are made to educate or inspire us and it’s nice when they do it well or with style. Continue reading “Life in Colour: Blackboard Signs”
There are so many fun challenges at the moment that we bloggers are spoilt for choice. I used to go by the rule one post, one challenge, but the times they are a-changin’ and I’m going to follow the trend by hopping on several. First, I’m sharing two kinda cuties for Becky’s PastSquares – a tiger tyre planter with strawberries from Darwen and a robin from Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Continue reading “Street Art For Three Photography Challenges”
My sister and I grew up in a family were books were valued. A fair amount of what came our way as spending money was converted to paperback books and we topped up what we could afford with regular trips to the local library.
Over the years I fell out of the habit of using Darwen Library, but one good thing to come out of the last eighteen months is that I have been making good use of the service, which is far better than I remembered. Online reservations make the catalogue of our local group of libraries easy to access and members can read a broad range of magazines online and listen to audiobooks.
I’ve really appreciated the kindness and thoughtfulness of the staff and volunteers at Darwen Library throughout the pandemic and feel sure they have been a lifeline for many. Continue reading “Darwen’s Carnegie Library at Dusk and a Cloud”
Many stores have taken to employing gnomes as a deterrent to shop lifters. To a casual browser who has no ill intent, the gnome’s expression seems friendly and appealing, but a more particular look ought to deter any potential miscreant who knows what’s good for them. Continue reading “Red Clothes”
When HeyJude suggested this topic, my hopes were not high of having any pictures of blue buildings in my archives, but I did find a few, assuming turquoise counts. These are all from the colourful Southern States of America. Continue reading “Travel Word’s Life In Colour Challenge: Blue Buildings”