The Changing Seasons

Did I mention this Monthly Photo Challenge, The Changing Seasons? I think I did but if I did not, well I meant to…

I’m giving it a go, although it really will present some challenges. I’m not doing the blogging here but over on my photo site: Runestone. I’ll probably include a mosaic of the images here as well, though.

My first “warm up” post is here: The Changing Seasons 01

Note that none of these images were taken specifically for the challenge.

See the host site, Cardinal Guzman, for other participants

#MonthlyPhotoChallenge and #TheChangingSeasons

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Hot, hot, hot

I really am a poor blogger these days, aren’t I? Sorry. The notion that I would keep a Nature Diary here soon fell by the wayside. A pity, that. Perhaps I will try again next year, The thing is, we packed ourselves up and wandered off in the van again and when we came back we were, for various reasons, at a low ebb. Energy has been lacking and especially the mental variety. I amContinue readingHot, hot, hot



Having chosen to live in France, I try hard to live French. I really do not want to be that Brit – the one that moans how they can’t get such-and such in France or that some-other from the UK is better… Certainly, in my humble Brit opinion, there is so much here that is better than back in Blighty. Bread and butter for one two things, for instance. However, I do have a beef:Continue readingB-B-B-B-B-Bovril

Recent movements of the: Two Snails

It’s coming…

It’s coming…

We are getting ever closer to our new van. It is supposedly 13 days away. I say “supposedly” because we have been here before and I shall not quickly forget the horrors of last year when Mr Snail had to stay near Paris for several nights after travelling up on the train at 6am and… Continue reading It’s coming…

Well, that was unexpected…

Well, that was unexpected…

I was confiding that Heidi’s days with us are numbered, we had picked out our new van and that Mr Snail was taking her to Cognac to get a PX price… Things did not go to plan. Heidi was looking gorgeous, considering her age, and we both agreed that the fact that they had asked… Continue reading Well, that was unexpected…


  1. January 14, 2015

    Great post and I’m glad to see you in the challenge. Funny words you wrote over at your other blog too!

  2. January 16, 2015

    Beautiful scenic shots i found you through Cardinal as doing the monthly challenge also. Really atmospheric, lovely xx

  3. January 18, 2015

    Lovely gallery! 🙂

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