When One Door Closes….

The photo challenge from Travelling at Wits End: When One Door Closes

I must admit I have a door fetish when travelling in Europe. I had to stop myself from posting too many. But you can’t have too many door photos can you?

The oldest door from Avignon
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Another old door in Bologna
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A glass door somewhere in France
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A church door in Bologna
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An ornate door in Dijon
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A studded door in Milan
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A door that has stayed up too late from Genoa
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A door in Avignon with street art
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Steps

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Steps Indoors or Outdoors

Steps in Grafton going up each way
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Steps in Bologna a long way up
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Steps going up a sculpture from Sculptures by the Sea, Sydney180828_blog challenge_sculptures_black and white_steps

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Columns

The word prompt from Terri for the Photo for the Week: Columns

Columns from Pompeii
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Columns in a colonnade in Bologna
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In a church in Bologna
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The fabulous columns in the Sagrada Familia Barcelona
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Pick a Word – October 2018

Again, Paula had me thinking of some photos to match her words for Pick a Word

I delved into my holiday folders for most of photos except one where I had some lovely triplets.

Gushing
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Aperture
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Triplets
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Columns and Vertical Lines

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Columns and Vertical Lines

A rather fat column in Seoul South Korea
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The columns in a church in Bologna
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One of the many colonnade in Bologna
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Some old columns in Pompeii
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Some newer columns in the Sagrada Familia Barcelona
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CFFC

A seat or two

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Any Kind of Seating

The lovely seating on the fast trains through Europe
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No, it’s not Fred Flintstones lounge but a seat in a museum in Bologna
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A fun seat. A carousel in Marseille
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The wooden seat at a friends place
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A handy seat
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Cars Trucks and Motorcycles

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Cars Trucks and Motorcycles

I have had a look around my folders to find some Trucks
The old truck that has been part of my street forever it seems
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The truck on the street in Murwillumbah
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One of the smallest trucks I have ever seen. On the street in Dijon
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Actually this truck in Rome is the smallest
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And now we have the Cars
A green car in Dijon
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I had to leave the yellow on this car for Cee. A Fiat in Genoa
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It’s time for the Motorcycles
In my past life, I used to work on the tack at the motorcycle races as a flag marshal. One of the best jobs as you are right beside the track. These are from the mid seventies. Yes I always had my camera with me in those days too except the photos were selective as it was film and cost a bit to get processed. These photos are in colour and scanned to black and white
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Aperitivo

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge using the letters Ap I have dug out my photos of Aperitivo from my Italian adventure in 2015.

“Perhaps our favorite Italian tradition is the aperitivo, a drink/light meal that takes place at the end of the workday as a kind of warm up to dinner.” from The Art of Aperitivo

Aperitivo in Bologna
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Aperitivo in Naples
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CFFC

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 36 – Simple Things

I love the idea of Simple Things.

Like a little Super Fairy Wren looking for a snack

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A row of chairs in a church in Verona

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An old tap the one day may be turned on again in Venice

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A blue bottle left on a plinth with blue graffiti in Bologna

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Chimney pots in Paris

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Days end in a cafe in my home town

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Or the Simple Thing of finding that place to have a rest in my garden

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Look at the Simple Things that other have found