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HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all! Unfortunately, I’ve run out of space on this blog, but you can still follow me at one [or all] of the following sites: Gail … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 365 – GRAND FINALE

THE GRAND FINALE – PROJECT COMPLETED Wow, what a fantastic year! It is such a great feeling knowing that I have completed this project. Thank you so much to everyone … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

365 Project – Day 364

One Day Left. I can’t believe tomorrow is day 365 of my Project! WOW! The year has flown by, the project has been great fun, I’ve learnt a lot, challenged … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 363

An Icy Start to the Day. This was pretty much the only photograph I took today, so not much to choose from, I’m afraid. We were defrosting the car window … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 362

Sunset Stroll. NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 2500, f/4.5, 1/800sec

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 361

Ten Pin Bowling Night. We had  a great night out with friends, playing Ten Pin Bowling – my eldest son was the champion, as usual. If there’s ever teams to … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 360

Evening Walk Around the Reservoir. It was such a gorgeous Boxing Day today, that the family and I decided to take a walk around the reservoir in Edgbaston. The weather … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 359

Totally Engrossed We visited some friends of ours and it was so sweet to watch their youngest son, totally engrossed in his online games and stories. It’s remarkable how these … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 358

MWAH xxx [Just sending you some love on Christmas Eve]. NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 2500, f/3.3, 1/400sec

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 357

The Point of View of a Scurrying Rat. NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 4000, f/3.3, 1/40sec

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 356

Friends Night Out. NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 1000, f/3.3, 1/25 sec

December 22, 2013 · 4 Comments

365 Project – Day 355

Night Stroll. NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 1000, f/3.3, 1/30 sec

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 354

Hooked On You. NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 1600, f/1.8, 1/80 sec

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 353

Just Textin’ NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 1250, f/1.8, 1/25 sec

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 352

Morning Has Broken. I can never get enough of these amazing sunrises and sunsets we experience. Here’s a video for you to listen to while viewing this pic: http://youtu.be/U5sSEkZ86ts

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 351

By the Light of the Moon The moon was desperately trying to peer through the clouds tonight, but instead, just looked like a big eye staring at us. NIKON D7000 … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 350

My 365 project is drawing to a close… I can’t believe there are only 15 more posts to make. Incredible how the year has flown by. If you have been … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 349

Baking Day. All the mini loaf pans in a row waiting to be filled with deliciousness! Mmm…. mini Carrot Cakes were on the menu today, and I’m happy to report, … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 348

Just Me In honour of THE OXFORD DICTIONARIES’ 2013 Word of the Year…. SELFIE: Definitions: Selfie: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 347

Zelda’s Festive Porch. Doesn’t it look gorgeous – so festive and cheerful, I couldn’t resist snapping a shot or two of my friend’s porch when we went over for a … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 346

Sunrise in Harborne. Everyone in the mad commute to work… me enjoying the sunrise from the bridge. NIKON D7000 all images SOOC 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 100, f/4.5 at various speeds

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 345

A Touch of Fog. It was gorgeous this morning when I peeped out of the attic window… eerie, quiet, foggy… I do love foggy mornings. NIKON D7000 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 ISO … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 344

Look what I found under the Christmas Tree.  Do you remember the twins I photographed a couple of times this year (browse to Days 182 and 259 to see past … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 343

Blinded By The Sun We’re having such an incredibly mild Winter in Birmingham so far. The sun is out… bright as can be. I can’t see where we’re driving, so … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 342

Alien Sky Tonight was incredible – the sky was red! I’ve seen a few other shots already posted on the 365 Project page, so I know it wasn’t isolated to … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 341

I love that moment, when darkness gives way to a glorious sunrise! NIKON D7000 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 ISO 5000, f/4.5, 1/8000sec

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 340

Farewell Nelson Mandela. An era has passed – a wonderful, nation-changing man, has left this world for a better one. My prayer is that his living example will continue on … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 339

Watching the Sunset. NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 1600, f/1.8, 1/125sec

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 338

Candles ‘n Roses. Two of my beautiful birthday presents – the Roses from my hubby, and this tray and candle holders set from a lovely colleague of mine. I switched … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 337

Birmingham’s Got Talent. These guys are out on New Street in Birmingham regularly entertaining the shoppers with their lively band music. When I took a closer look at the open … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 336

Old Chums. I left the kitchen for two minutes, only to come back and find these two old chums nattering away on top of our little advent cube. NIKON D7000 … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 335

Evenings by Candlelight . I love the darker nights, being able to light candles each evening and enjoy the warm and romantic glow of the light. NIKON D7000 SOOC 85mm … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 334

Awesome Sunset Sky. The sky was amazing tonight. I was sitting at the kitchen table, and happened to glance towards the front door – this was the sight that met … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 333

Talking on Corners. Some ‘shoot from the hip’ street photography… just for fun. NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 200, f/1.8, 1/400sec

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 332

Birthday Breakfast Well, today is my birthday – I’m 40 [again]. lol. I’ve decided that I enjoy being 40, so I’ll be sticking around for a few more years right … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

365 Project – Day 331

Trevor Noah : The Racist Slick, intelligent, blissfully funny, insightful, classy comedy! What a fantastic entertainer. And anything BUT a racist! You can hear a samply of his comedy here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HMZjSqJwmE … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 330

Golden Gifts. The word of the day for today, is rough – I’ve got a little pile of birthday presents waiting to be opened on my birthday on Thursday, and … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 329

Portrait Photography. Tracy, one of the lovely young businesswomen from Bearwood, needed some updated portrait shots for her business pages, so we spent some time together this afternoon doing a … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 328

I had a wonderful day out at the German Market today, after I was invited by Jane and her daughter Katie. Katie is doing photography at school and the project … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 327

“I Am More Than A Headscarf!” I met this lovely young lady, Aaliyah, this morning at the Midlands Art Centre in Birmingham. She, and a bunch of other youngsters, were … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 326

Wintery Morning Sunrise. It was such a stunning morning… after dropping my son off to catch the college bus, I stopped off to catch the sunrise. NIKON D7000 SOOC 18-105mm … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 325

Big Wheels and Merry Go Rounds The German Market is well underway in Birmingham City Centre. My youngest son and I spent a couple of hours walking around this morning … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 324

The Big Wheel is Back in Town. NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 160, f/1.8, 1/60sec

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 323

Late Night at Starbucks. The word of the day is WATER … I added coffee granules, and came up with Starbucks, and more specifically, their Toffee Nut Soya Latte.  NIKON … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 322

Keeping it Real ♥ I saw this couple as I entered the German Market, and couldn’t resist capturing the two of them together. Loved the whole atmosphere and composition, together … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 321

Dreams. We were challenged to take a street portrait for today’s word of the day. I took a few, but settled on this one… this lady stopped and stared for … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 320

Rock Chick. We were invited to a friend’s 40th birthday party tonight. It was great fun… hearing all the good old songs, and having some fun dancing the night away … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

365 Project – Day 319

Birmingham Christmas Market. NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 640, f/1.8, 1/80sec

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

365 Project – Day 318

Late Night Bokeh NIKON D7000 50mm f/1.8 ISO 1250, f/1.8, 1/50sec

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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