Going round

Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Vertiginous

I’m going with Debbie’s alternate word Spiral so try not to get too dizzy or a case of vertigo. Just in case have a listen to a bit of Eric Clapton

The well worn stairs of our Paris apartment

Spiral stairs go round

Shiny and new so round you go.

A new spiral of life

A long process for art

Down the spiral stairs with a cascade of bubble lights

Everyone safe?

A Step at the Start of a Journey

The quote to inspire from Debbie at Travel with Intent

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”
– Lao Tzu

Sometimes that step can be daunting.
Whether you look up
to see what could lay ahead.
Spiraling upward
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Or look down
into the depths of darkness.
Making sure each step
is taken with care.
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But ultimately
that step can one of light
showing the way.
Always try to take that step,
even though
sometimes that step can be daunting.
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Black & White Sunday – Steps and Stairs

This is an interesting challenge. I thought I had more photos to choose from to participate in Paula’s Black & White Sunday photo challenge.

The spiral stairs from below

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The stairs to the bridge that are next to our favourite place to stay in Venice

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Thursdays Special – Winding

Winding…..the theme for Paula’s Thursday Special

I immediately thought of the main idea within the challenge which in part mentions spiral stairs in a quote from Yeats.

The well worn stairs in the lighthouse at Cape Otway in Victoria Australia

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The stairs in the apartment building we stayed in in Paris. Seven flights made sure you remembered everything before adventuring in Paris.

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But also the winding that most photographers do with their tripods

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and in the case of my old wine press, lots of winding to extract the lovely juices

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But best of all was the many stairs we climbed to see the wonderful fall of the lights in the Grand Hyatt in South Korea – “….we measure our progress by the number of places where we were but no longer are…”

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Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge

Which way? It is an old saying from the early explorers, latter day travelers to anyone who is lost.

Sometimes there is a sign that you could follow

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Often the way to go on boardwalks is a matter of luck to where you may end up.

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The stairs with the cascade of water droplet lights are such a marvelous sight in the Grand Hyatt in South Korea

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bushboy photos for the Which Way photo challenge