Random images remind me of ‘home’
In the midst of packing, and abysmal English weather, I pause to look back at what I have to look forward to. One of these images might get me into trouble when I return. My very last day, when the dry river beds weren’t, but the company was good.
I hope Spring has sprung for you. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! Let’s get straight to the point with Debbie and her Six Words.
From one little angel, to another?
I’ve had this sweet little Smile in my head ever since I saw Ben’s fun Weekly Photo Challenge. I squared her for Becky’s March challenge but somehow she never managed to slip in. I hope you’re all smiling this weekend. If not, go and see Debbie’s Six Words!
A place to go back to?
I think so. Wouldn’t you? Do you have a Favourite Place asks Cheri in this week’s Daily Post Challenge. This is mine. The Eastern Algarve.
Have yourself a beautiful weekend and visit Debbie with Six Words.
An interesting ‘Traces of the Past’?
Rather special to find the photographic studio of a former war correspondent in Angola on Tavira’s Rua da Liberdade. Luis Andrade studied film making and photography, as well as journalism, and you can find 4 generations of photography in the tiny museum above the shop. Read all about the family business here. The museum is a photographic history of Tavira and I found it fascinating.
I also thought it might appeal to Paula, even though her Traces of the Past is intended to be in full colour this week. Tavira under snow is a rare sight. Talking of snow, I’m keeping my fingers crossed this weekend. We’ve had hailstones this morning. Enough of Siberia!
Bring on Spring, and share your six words with Debbie! Happy weekend!
Beautifully square, or not so square?
That seems to be the theme of my week so far. In case you missed it, I raised a smile with a square on Thursday. Today I’m going for beauty. Becky is determined to turn our March Square. Why fight it? And, with a little thought, you can describe it all in six words.
Have a happy weekend!
Just for Sue- because she asked!
It seems that storks, like my good friend Sue, don’t mind a spot of dereliction. This wouldn’t be my chosen residence, but they do have a good view from up there, out across the River Guadiana to Spain. There’s not a great deal of respect for these poor, forlorn warehouses, often fallen victim to street art, like these below, in Tavira.
Most of my week has been cloudless. Hope you can say the same. In six words please.
It may not be the biggest…
….or oldest, but Carnaval, Altura style, is still a whole lot of fun. At this coastal village in the Eastern Algarve, the audience, and especially the children, are every bit as much a part of the show as the cast of characters, both on and off the floats. The enthusiasm is hugely infectious.
I found it equally impossible to resist the boisterous charms of Carnaval at Loule, the big one, but I have shared most of my photos on my Restlessjo Facebook page. I was invited along on a photographic walk with Dave Sheldrake, a successful Algarve photographer and a very nice chap. If you want to see how the professionals do it, have a look on his wife Alyson’s Algarve blog.
Meantime, have a great weekend, and don’t forget your six words for Debbie. I’ll be back with a walk on Monday.