Monthly Archives: January 2014

Maui Pineapple Tour is Golden

So this week, in combing the photo challenges from the Daily Post, A Word in Your Ear and Where’s My Backpack?, I’m confronted with the words Object, Context and Dry. The Object I’ve chosen is a pineapple. The Context is … Continue reading

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Dreams & Memories – Toronto’s Ultimate Travel Show, 2014

This weekend, braving bitter cold and blowing snow, I ventured down to Toronto with Rich and Sue for this year’s Ultimate Travel Show at the Ricoh Coliseum. To be fair, I’ve got nothing against snow. And having recently returned from … Continue reading

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Woodland Juxtaposed

Wow! But finding pictures that combine multiple photo challenges gets harder and harder. Especially when the Daily Post throws out a word like Juxtaposition! Fortunately, Ailsa from Where’s My Backpack? and Cee from Cee’s Photography were a little kinder with … Continue reading

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Snorkelling in a Volcanic Vent

“It’s okay.” This was the informed opinion of a local, when we told him we were booked on a snorkelling trip out to Molokini crater the next day. Talk about damned by faint praise! He was clearly of a mind … Continue reading

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Silver, Family, Waiting

Combining the photo challenges from Where’s My Backpack?, the Daily Post and A Word In Your Ear has proved particularly challenging this week. Their respective themes are Silver, Family and Waiting. After a bit of thought I came up with … Continue reading

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Closed: Waikiki’s International Market Place

In 1965, during a brief spell of shore leave from the P&O liner Himalaya, Rich’s Dad (Bryn) visited the International Market Place in Waikiki, O’ahu. When he heard we would be visiting Hawaii in December last year, he was excited … Continue reading

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Rome Through A Keyhole

I’m keeping it nice and simple for this week’s photo challenges, with a single image. I was trying to think how to combine Illuminated, given to us this week by Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack?, and Window, provided by the … Continue reading

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