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The End of October’s Oranges

This giant flower blooming from a cactus crawling up a wall on a 2 story house caught my eye. i think the yellow and green of the plant against the orange background made it look like a painting. See more flower pictures at https://traveltalk.me.uk/2021/10/31/life-in-colour-89/. Since this is the last day of October and Travel Talks’… Continue reading The End of October’s Oranges

cactus · Cee Flower A Day Photo Challenge · flowers · FOTD Challenge · Photography · succulents

FOTD Succulents and ???

During a recent visit to the deserted dog park some  blooms caught my eye, so I’m sharing them as my Flower of the Day Photo Challenge contribution found at Cee’s blog https://ceenphotography.com/2020/05/16/fotd-may-17-dahlia/. Since they were among the cactus garden, I thought these were of the succulent family, but obviously I am mistaken. Whatever family they represent,… Continue reading FOTD Succulents and ???

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge–Gardens

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is all about gardens, and my contributions include gardens in Ireland and San Miguel. Hope you enjoy the various scenes as much as I did while visiting and living both places.           Enjoy more garden pictures at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/08/06/cees-fun-foto-challenge-gardens-2/  

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Unexpected-Photo a Week Challenge

This week’s prompt is a photo of something unexpected. Here are my contributions to Nancy Merrill’s Photo A Week Challenge. https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2019/07/25/a-photo-a-week-challenge-unexpected/ A stairway to where? That is the question. I noticed this small bloom on a beat up, battered, and old cactus. It was unexpected to see new life on what appeared to be a dying plant.

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Desert of Textures–Tuesday of Texture Challenge

I found texture in the desert this week. You may want to touch them…and yet, you know better.   More Tuesday of Texture pictures at:  https://narami.wordpress.com/2017/04/11/tuesdays-of-texture-week-15-of-2017/