Category: Everyday Life

Streets Apart

11th January 2020 Word/Photo Challenge The Street

“Even the poorest street is rich with people on it and even the richest street is poor without people on it!” –    Mehmet Murat-ildan

Over on GC and my site Weekly Prompts the weekend Word/Photo Challenge is The Street. The idea for the challenge came to me when I was looking through old photos. I spotted a photo from the Saturday photo challenges that WordPress used to issue,  a challenge where we were asked to post a photo of the street where we lived.

GC and I made our challenge more flexible with a request for anything from anywhere, word or photo, however, the old WordPress challenge got me thinking about the differences in the areas where each of us lives and even on the streets right on our doorstep.  Read More…

A Postcard from York

One Word Challenge Creative from Fandango, Temporal from RDP

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Twelve drummers drumming, Eleven pipers piping, Ten lords a leaping …”  Stretching the temporal aspect of the season!

 Crikey, 33 blokes turning up at your door; wow, talk about overkill!
On the twelfth day of Christmas I took a final backward glance.

A couple of days before Christmas, we drove over to York, and after parking the car at the Park-and-Ride bus terminal on the outskirts of the city, we took the bus into the city centre. Our first stop was to visit the fascinating German Christmas shop where I purchased a Christmas ornament as a gift for son Joss’s new house.

The German Christmas shop

I love the old buildings of York, especially the higgledy-piggledy Christmas shop with its extremely low ceilings; I’m only 5′ 3” but even I managed to bump my head on one low beam upstairs!

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