Our world is wonderful

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 153: It’s a Wonderful World

Not going to go with the obvious song as everyone has already done that. Here’s my take on the song of choice

Let’s go over there

The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #140: A Change of Scenery

As we are travelling a bit, let’s take some music with us. This is an Aussie band called Fraternity. You may recognised the singer playing the recorder. It’s Bon Scott, the lead singer of ACDC when they first started out, before his time in ACDC.

London

Paris

Madrid

Rome

Vienna

Vienna

Luss, Scotland

Seoul, South Korea

Sydney

But it’s always good to come home

Travel Challenge day 8

I was nominated by my friend Judy Dykstra-Brown to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then to nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, and 10 nominations. Let’s see if I can make it to the end of ten days, but for now I nominate Margaret
Post wherever you wish but link to me so I know you have. If you are not interested, that’s OK.

Power

The One Word Sunday prompt from Debbie: Power

Seeing that Debbie’s image of power was in Scotland, I though perhaps mine should also be set in Scotland.

A chimney that was used in the colliery power a coal mine at Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Dalkeith where the National Mining Museum is located.
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A Wind Turbine from the train to Edinburgh, a clean alternative to coal to power our world.190513_blog_challenge_power_wind_turbine_scotlland

A bit of Aussie music for you

The chimneys

The word prompt for Bren’s Photo a Week: Chimneys and Fireplaces

My biggest chimney from Scotland
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A trio of serious looking chimney pots
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Chimney pots from Paris
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This chimney pot in Paris reminded me of Ned Kelly
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The fireplace of a good friend who lived down the road. He built his house from rock and timber on the land. I went back to see what had happened to his place years after he had moved and later died before his wife sold the property. A lot of the house had rotted away, exposing the place to the elements.  Of everything, the kitchen fireplace remained.
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