WPC: Transient Bush Babies

A submission to this week's photo challenge: Transient At Easter before Inreturned for treatment I was on holiday in Diani Beach near Mombassa staying at SiltsBackpackers. This is famed for its nightly Bush Baby feeding - where these otherwise shy nocturnal primates have enjoy a nightly banana feed on tbe balcony.  They are there for only [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus (Venus, Mars and a later Moon)

A submission to this week's photo challenge : Focus. Taking photos of the night sky is difficult - my Canon EOS 70D needed a lot of tweaking to get something and in truth my inexperience got less than focused shots of the sky on that occasion. It was however, too good an opportunity to miss [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Doctor’s Orders

A contribution to this week's photo challenge :Order Each Tuesday and Friday it's the same routine at Clinic 7. You are given a number and you wait to be called to give blood for testing, followed by a check up (blood pressure, temperature and a short questionnaire designed to measure neuropathy. The blood readings then [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Coffee Friends

A submission to this week's photo challenge: Friend. Taken outside the Fish Market in Mwanza last November. We were on a walk around the lakeside peninsular with Fiona, a walking friend, when we came across these guys drinking Kahawa (coffee) - they invited us to join us in a brew and we enjoyed several steaming [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Feathered Friends

A submission to this week's photo challenge on the theme of  Friend One thing I really miss about Tanzania is the bird life. The wide variety of birdlife in our garden there cannot be matched in the UK - the vast majority of photos were taken in our garden in Mwanza. You can find many [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge : Evanescent Rainbows

A submission to this week's photo challenge : Evanescent Rainbows are quintessentially evanescent - gone in moments. Life is like that too as I am finding out so it's really important to enjoy the moment as much as you can. Taken from our trip to a Victoria Falls in Zambia back in 2015- the rainbows caused [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting in Lincoln

Taken last summer when in Lincoln on a walk around Whisby Nature Reserve. I love the way the water ripples beneath the reed - the complex reflection of the sky above in the textured ripples.  The picture has been the background image on my phone ever since. Little did I know I'd be back in [...]