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Six word Saturday

Is it ok to spoon here?

Spoonbills seem to love this patch of the Algarve, rich in algae as it is.  I do too, and the interesting Shadows it creates.

Some of us have seen better days!  This is my 300th Six word Saturday.  Maybe time to retire gracefully?

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Loving Christmas time in the Algarve

I’ve been seriously neglecting Becky’s Square challenge this month, but time marches on and it’s almost time to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.

I’ve seen Aldeia dos Sonhos (the children’s Village of Dreams) in Loulé, a tree made of recycled plastics in São Brás de Alportel, and one decorated with firemen’s boots in Faro.  I’ve hunted down Presépios (Nativity scenes) in towns and villages all across the Algarve.

Perhaps I’m biased but I do think that Tavira’s lights are the best I’ve seen.  Square, or not so square, I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

Wishing you all the joy of the festive season.  And let’s hope the year ahead is kind.  I will be whizzing around the UK, so no Monday walk for me next week.  But I’ll be home in the Algarve for New Year.  Hope to see you then.  Meantime, don’t miss Debbie’s beautiful six words.

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Counting apples on Heritage Open Day

And a few pears too!  I was at Durham Old Gardens.  Where better for a Heritage event than with these ancient fruit trees and an old stone wall?

Midway through Becky’s September Squares challenge.  Hope you are all In the Pink!  It’s my ambition in life to be two steps behind Debbie.  She takes Six Words to the loveliest heights.  Wishing you all a great Saturday!

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The eccentricity of an English summer

Last Sunday we attended a charity event in the magnificent grounds of Aske Hall, in North Yorkshire.  Situated in beautiful countryside, near the village of West Gilling, we had no idea of the high jinks in store.  Meet the cast!

The view down to the lake.  It’s quite a place, and incidentally, was open for the Heritage Open Days this week.  One of many, isn’t it, Becky?  Just three pink squares this week.  Did you spot them?  I’m worn out with climbing all the stairs, but Debbie’s having great fun.  Hope you’ve got your Six Words ready?  Have a happy Saturday, everyone!

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Tickled Pink on the Yorkshire Moors

There’s no resisting it!  It’s time for September Squares with Becky.  I was amusing myself at Poet’s Cottage garden centre, in the North Yorkshire village Lealholm, last week.  Check the captions.  Do these fit the bill for In the Pink?

On a more serious subject, lifeboats do an amazing job, don’t they?  I live by the sea and am in awe of the courage and skill the crews exhibit.  Join Debbie with Six Words and watch the video.  And have a happy Saturday!