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The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 7

It’s Thursday morning so it must be time to change our photo challenge theme. I’m sure you’ve noticed that during the next seven days there is an important lovey dovey day that means we’re all supposed to buy pink fluffy heart shaped things and give them to our partners. LincsGeek and I don’t do Valentine’s as it

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 6

Last week’s theme “time” certainly fuelled your imaginations. We had sunrises and sunsets, old trees, children sleeping, alarm clocks and watches. Thanks to everyone who is joining in, a couple more newbies too this week which is really cool – hope you continue to enjoy the themes as we go through the year, make sure you tell your

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 5

Are you ready for another week of photo inspiration? I hope so, because that’s the whole point of my weekly photo challenge!  Don’t forget to keep an eye on the challenge hashtag throughout the week. Head over to your preferred social media and have a look to see what other people have been sharing this week,

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 4

I’m loving how many of you are taking part in my little weekly photo challenge – a few more have joined in this week and I really hope you found this theme an interesting one.  As you will have spotted I changed the hashtag this week to the simpler #SplodzWPC so it’s the same all the

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 3

I think I may have a rather hard theme for week two of my photo challenge, oops! I had so many good ideas when I chose it but then putting them into practice was so much more difficult than I imagined. Ah well, it’s all about the trying and you guys really hit the spot so thanks very much if

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 2

Good morning friends. How are you finding 2016 so far? I hope it’s going your way and you are enjoying it. I’m really pleased that lots of you like the idea of my weekly photo challenge and have been sharing your images on the first theme that I set last Thursday – “plan”. It’s been

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 1

Announcing the Splodz Blogz Weekly Photo Challenge 2016 – a new theme every Thursday for a whole year. Join in!  I’m no stranger to photography challenges. While it wasn’t the only reason Splodz Blogz was born, one of the first things I used this particular corner of the internet for was to share my photo a day challenge

Grey Seal Pups at Donna Nook

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time you will know that I like to make an annual pilgramage to Donna Nook each winter. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the mud flats and sand dunes close to Mablethorpe on the Lincolnshire coast, is home to one of the country’s grey seal breeding

Review: Joby GripTight Tripod Mount

When I started to make videos on my phone I realised quickly that propping my phone up against a pile of books wasn’t going to cut it. The number of times I had to stop and put my phone back in the right position after it slipped out of place, even in those first couple

Lincoln Castle Revealed

Over the last year or more, Lincoln Castle has undergone a rather extensive transformation as millions of pounds have been spent on the buildings and grounds to restore and develop this incredibly important historical artefact and encourage lots more visitors to come and learn about what went on within its walls.  The grounds are now open to the public, which means

Looking Up

When you are wandering around town on your lunch break, are you guilty of concentrating on the floor or your smart phone rather than taking in the things around you? I know I am. Especially when I have a list of errands to run – I use an app on my phone as my list of chores

Taste Experience to the Utmost

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt The pinkest sunset we have ever seen – and we wouldn’t have seen it if we hadn’t have stopped to look around, including behind us.  I would