Photos

Looking Back – 3

Looking Back – 2

Looking back – 1

January was wet! I had forgotten just how wet until I was reminded by this photograph taken at the local nature reserve.

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The rivers and streams were full to overflowing.

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Fortunately we were safe, but in other parts of the country many suffered flooding and had to move out of their homes.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Twinkle

No stars, it was too foggy. Lots of twinkle, though

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The South Embankment of the Thames, prompted by the Weekly Photo Challenge. More on Just Snaps

http://retirenicaragua.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-2/

http://solaner.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://lauragabriellefeasy.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/alor

http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/self/

http://mattvonp.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://wp.me/p2Vjsy-1Vm

http://insellos.wordpress.com/2014/12/13/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://ambitiousdrifter.com/2014/12/12/small-diamonds/

https://autopict.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://mackenziekuhns.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/cocoa-copper-christmas/

https://cxianliu.wordpress.com/2014/09/27/a-soul-in-darkness/

https://dailypost.wp.com/dp_photo_challenge/twinkle

http://wp.me/03gqMf-gM

http://maraeastern.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://varietyoflight.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/twinkle/

http://flicksandpieces.com/2014/12/12/hogwarts-the-great-hall/

https://danbochat.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://jaapkroon.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/twinkle/

http://justanothernatureenthusiast.org/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle-2/

http://wp.me/p1zuYK-171

http://lucidgypsy.wp.com/2014/12/12/twinkling-close/

http://scillagrace.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://clickychickcreates.com/2014/12/12/twinkle-bokeh-snow-globes-photo-challenge/

http://pricelessjoy.com/2014/12/12/twinkle/

https://hollyedejer.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://pricelessjoy.co/2014/12/12/twinkle/

http://ceenphotography.com/2014/12/12/wp-weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://wp.me/p1jjX8-6bG

http://justsnaps.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://castelsarrasin.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://teepee12.com/2014/12/12/season-of-lights/

http://words4jp.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://jaapkroon.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/bo-saris/

http://photoottawa.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/joyeux-noel-merry-christmas/

http://nycgraphix.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://ryanphotography.co.uk/2014/12/12/twinkle/

http://ourjourneyoflifetogether.wordpress.com/2014/12/12

http://enjoytowrite.com/2014/12/12/twinkle/

http://thomasleechphotography.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://impossiblebebong.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/twinkle/

https://schelleycassidy.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://irisgreenwald.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/weekly-photo-challenge-twinkle/

http://theeclecticeccentricshopaholic.wordpress.com/2014/12/13/twinkle/

Weekly Photo Challenge – gone but not forgotten……

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Just Snaps had a post about coffee earlier this week, but today I want to focus on tea! Above are used teabags. The drinking of tea is over – the ritual of afternoon tea no longer possible. These are dried and not yet emptied but waiting with purpose.

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Tea contains tannin which is a great aid in natural dyeing. The picture above shows some suitably coloured naturally dyed fabric (dyed with leaves, not tea leaves, aided by tannin). It is for a small project which will hopefully be finished by Christmas. You can see just a part below.

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Full details of the Weekly Challenge can be found here. Just Snaps has one too.