Tag Archives: One Word Sunday

Making and recollecting – One word Sunday Challenge: Memory

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday. Now, over to all of you to share a memory for this theme. Share an image or some words, or even some music – allcomers welcome.

Well I have shared two pictures of this space in previous posts this weekend, so no reason to change that pattern!  The below is a 3 photo stitch of the Druids circle in Penmaenmawr.

This day will, or perhaps I should correct that to has already become a memory, a two day old memory, but already a memory.  It is now filed under the day we visited number 49 of 50.

The previous time I was here was with friends when we were spending a week long holiday in Snowdonia, very happy memories, vibrant energised days, walking, talking, eating and drinking, some 16 years ago I think.

And the first time I came here was 20, now nearly 21 years ago.  How had I not know this circle was there!  I had lived most of my life nearby at that point.  A friend that now lives the other side of the world took me to visit it, my memories of our friendship are full of joy.

‘A place of memory’, Druids circle, Penmaenmawr, 2019.A place of memory

Ken

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House of Mirrors? – One word Sunday Challenge: Dazzle

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday. Now, over to all of you to dazzle me with your image for this theme.

So a photo taken on Lake Windermere, while the reflected sun was not quite enough to dazzle so much that I could not look, or take a photo, I feel it still fits the bill.

‘House of Mirrors?’, Lake Windermere, 2017.House of Mirrors?

Ken

Hanging – One word Sunday Challenge – Vertical

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own vertical post.

A photo taken at Fyne Court, small logs suspended vertically from a cross beam by wire.  It is a bit like a vertical wooden xylophone, as the thin logs are cut to different lengths, and there are ‘beaters’ provided should you wish to interact with the item using more than sight.

‘Hanging’, Fyne Court, 2014.Hanging

Ken

Moor lines – One word Sunday Challenge – Row

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own row post.

I thought I would use another ancient monument this week, no surprises there I hear some of you shout!  I don’t think I have used this location for a challenge before though, and it seemed very fitting for this one.

On Dartmoor there are many stone rows, this one is part of the ‘Merrivale complex‘ of ancient sites.  It is a double row, for an added bonus for this weeks challenge I feel.

‘Moor lines’, Merrivale stone rows, Dartmoor, 2015.Moor lines

Ken

Circled in stone – One word Sunday Challenge – Circle

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own circle post.

Well so many circles to choose from, but in the end, well I suppose from me you have to expect this.  The photo is of the Men-an-tol, I probably do not need to explain why I have chosen to use these ancient stones to represent ‘circle’.

‘Holed stone’, Men-an-tol, Cornwall, 2014.Circled in stone

Ken

Puzzled Wood – One word Sunday Challenge – Puzzle

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own puzzle post.

I have shared a couple of pictures from the old Dimage Z3 recently as I had looked back over some old photos.  As soon as I saw the challenge theme of ‘Puzzle’ I thought, well I can use some the first shots I took with that camera at Puzzlewood.

So here are a couple.

‘Labyrinth’, Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, 2005.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

‘Blocked’, Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, 2005.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

And finally a little photo trickery for the last shot.

‘Puzzled Wood’, Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, 2005/2019.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Ken

Skull canvas – One word Sunday Challenge – Skull

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own skull post.

So I read this while I was away at the weekend, and knew I just had to take a photo of this skull which hangs on my study wall when I got home.  The feathers are a bit tatty now perhaps I should replace them, but I did make this with the help of nature and a sheep skull over 20 years ago.

‘Totem’, 2019.OWSSkull

‘Skull in green and blue’, 2019.OWSSkull2

Ken

Light paws – One word Sunday Challenge – Movement

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own movement post.

So one of those rare occasions where I knew which photo I wanted to use, as I had seen it when answering another recent challenge. And serendipity struck as the photo next to it in the archive also fit the bill, and I had been looking for an excuse to use it.

‘Light Movement’, 2014.OWLight

‘Get of my plastic’, 2014.OWCat

Ken

Contrasting forms – One word Sunday Challenge – Contrast

This week Debbie has challenged us with the following:

Welcome to One word Sunday – over to all of you to join the challenge with your own contrast post.

So I have done a couple of contrast posts recently and wondered what I would have for this one.  But a quick look at the albums made me start thinking about this shot, not just the contrast in the shot, but the contrast between the objects.  I am fairly sure that this juxtaposition of solid versus holed objects would be what Barbara Hepworth wanted us to consider.

I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism. – Barbara Hepworth

‘Contrasting forms’, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St. Ives, 2014.ContrastHepworth

Ken

Dark shots – One Word Sunday – Night

For this weeks One Word Sunday Challenge Debbie asks the following:

Welcome to One Word Sunday – over to all of you to join the challenge with your own night post.

So here are a few submissions:

‘Camping’, The Dingle, Govilon, S.Wales, 2015.NightCamp

‘Warmth in the water’, St. Ives, Cornwall, 2014.NightStIves

‘Ice Cream for all’, St. Ives, Cornwall, 2014.NightStIves2