Life with potholes

The Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge: Potholes

Potholes,
A source of wonder
see the sun
see the clouds
see rainbows
see the pothole

Potholes,
A source of life
see the mud
see the tracks
see the journey
see the pothole

Potholes,
A source of frustration
see the road
see the water
see the potholes
SEE THE POTHOLES

My Pick

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pick a Topic from This Photo

What a quandary this challenge presents. Scrolling through folders trying to find a photo I want to use then deciding no, not that one. So I ended up with this one which has a few elements of the subject Cee gave us.

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Leading lines

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #80: Leading Lines
Down the hallway180426_blog challenge_lines_hallway

To the windows
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Follow the bicyclist
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Down the road180414_blog challenge_which way_flowers rddown

Up and down the road
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On the train to nowhere191024_blog_challenge_square_line_railway_tracks (4)
Over the bridge170816_bandw challenge_structure_grafton bridge

Over the pond

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Japanese Gardens Toowoomba

Up the stairs181020_blog challenge_b&w_step_stairs_bologna
Down the stairswhich way_stairs and lights
Leading you along the beachblog_beach-art_stick-man

Which Way May 30 – Driving Home

Driving home for Which Way

I was driving home the other day and stopped at road works. I thought I would try and get some of the works in action. From there it has become part of my drive home from town, the last twenty kilometers or so. Sit back and enjoy the drive.
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Getting the job done190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home2
The water truck which is responsible, and the oncoming traffic, for the state of the windscreen190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home3
Looking back190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home4
The top of the hill and the straight stretch to the west and home190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home5
This part of the highway was reconstructed a few years ago. In the distance is Bakers Hill, a local name. The Baker family owned all the land both sides of the highway early last century. The geographical name is Mt Ramornie. It is not what people from overseas would call a mountain.190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home6
The road up Bakers Hill.190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home7

and down the other side
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Heading over the hill into the valley where my place is.190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home9

The last creek crossing, not far now.
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Onto the gravel road. It’s a bit rough as the road only gets graded and repaired once a year so make sure your dentures don’t fall out, tighten your bra straps and seat belt.190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home012
The last bit before turning into my road. It’s a bit narrow so I hope we don’t meet a logging truck, cattle carrier, gravel truck or any other big vehicle.190530_blog_challenge_which_way_driving_home013

Well that’s it. The rest of the photos were of the blobs of dirt on the windscreen and into the sun. My blog header gets us in the gate.

Hope you enjoyed the ride home. Perhaps a tea or coffee and some cake or it could be wine time and snacks.

The late Alvin Lee and Ten Years After blowing away the folk at Woodstock

Which Way May 9 On the way to Coaldale

It’s time for a Which Way

My daughter lives on the other side of the Clarence River from my place so it’s a enjoyable drive to go and see her. Come for a drive with me to Coaldale.
Some of the roads are long and straight
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There are a few twists and turns190509_blog_challenge_which_way_coaldale4

 

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and some roads go past a pub190509_blog_challenge_which_way_coaldale6

Enjoy this live version. It’s OK to get up and boogie