Category Archives: Photography

Don’t get too excited – I like taking photographs, that doesn’t mean I fancy myself as a photographer. My favourite subjects are my pets and for every reasonably decent photograph you will find of them in this category, there are about a 1,000 others where all you can see is a tail as the model abruptly leaves the frame in search of something more interesting, or they have decided to come and investigate the camera.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Purple


My “take” on V Van Gogh’s rather more polished masterpiece…

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Sometimes, I swear Izzy’s normally smoky grey coat looks purple. Here she is, reflecting  the shade from the camel blanket she’s lying on


This picture was taken on the same day as my entry for Weekly Photo Challenge:  Perspective.  As it happens, I had just come back from a week in Venice.  When I saw this vision going past my front gate, I thought I might as well have saved the airfare.

That little sweetheart in the canoe spent the day paddling up and down the street doing errands for those who weren’t fit enough to wade through to the local shops.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Purple

One Word Photo Challenge: Red

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This rose bush is another dumpster rescue.

My favourite position

The Big Guy with his favourite Kong


I just loved the way these two snuggled up on the couch – he’d just landed after a 19-hour trip from New York to Dublin (held up in the airport at both ends because of heavy snow).

One Word Photo Challenge:  Red

Word a Week Photo Challenge: Run


Some years ago, Dudley the Boxer came to visit Baskerville ManorThe Elder Statesman pretended not to notice him flying about because he didn’t want anybody to know he was getting on in years and couldn’t keep up with those young folk, but Princess Chloe the First was on for the chase

Word a Week Photo Challenge: Run