Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

Tonight I met my chum Shaughan to hear a performance of Monteverdi’s Vespers 1610 which is a fab piece of music and hwere the harmonies are sublime. It made me think I might rejoin the choral singing group.

But en route to the venue, St John’s Smith Square, I saw harmony. The light shortly before six o’clock this evening was extraordinary. So many people were standing taking pictures of the Palace of Westminster which looked golden, liek a fairy palace.

I headed through Victoria Gardens to the river. So here is my offering for Harmony , where the river and the buildings and the traffic, come together to make something beautiful.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Time

An appropriate challenge, as I have been a little time away from my page, busy with funeral arrangements and other responsibilities.
This picture is at Waterloo Station in London this afternoon. I have long admired the clock and have several photos of it. Railway stations with their departure boards and trains arriving and leaving are places where people are very conscious of the time. In the bookshop the book cited in this challenge was being promoted. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

Once upon a time I used to join in with all the weekly photo challenges. Now I tend to suddenly remember them just as they end. I know some people, including regular readers of this blog count themselves as ‘late’ if they wait even a day to put up a linked post.

Forever

Forever


Broken Pillar #12

Broken Pillar #12


Last Friday, Celia and walked around the City of London. It was a therapeutic walk. My aunt had died the previous day, and I believe walking is good for the soul. Certainly my soul felt easier at the end of our perambulations.

There was more therapy in the shape of my camera, in the sculptures and buildings we looked at, in the blue skies. They were good reminders that there is always cause for optimism, even at our saddest moments.

So having not posted a single photograph in months for the weekly photo challenges, I am going overboard and posting a whole bunch at once for this week’s challenge.

The theme of the photo challenge this week is Optimistic.

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