Lens-Artists Photo Challenge – Over The Hill


Thanks to Donna for this week’s post whose blog site can be accessed HERE. MB harks (or harps!) back to an old post to take up this week’s photo challenge – Over The Hill, and he includes a link to that post below for those interested in reading the full story/post. In St. John’s Church graveyard in the village of Knockainey, mere spitting distance…

VENICE


In recent times, MB has visited the Acropolis and Pantheon in Athens, Greece, which followers can read HERE. The Pantheon is missing some of its structure and is currently undergoing renovations by the Greek government and UNESCO experts. The fact that the structure is damaged and missing many of its columns is the result of a cannon attack in the year 1687 by the…

kimchi


It didn’t make any international headlines, but a few days back, an international incident occurred in the Myeongdong area of central Seoul between MB and one Mr Kim, owner of a traditional Korean restaurant on a restaurant-filled old side street just behind the Lotte City Hotel.

RUSSIA


In June 2017 MB had the good fortune to travel to Moscow and enjoy some of the famous sights that historical city has to offer. MB stayed in the Metropol Hotel very close to Red Square which has an incredible history. The photo gallery on the lift lobby of the first and second floors (as MB can remember) provides a fascinating glimpse of the…

LEBANON & A LEBANESE WEDDING


MB had not traveled to Lebanon since the financial meltdown of recent years and the August 2020 Beirut Port bomb blast. But in recent months, he received an invitation to the wedding of a young friend and work colleague and found himself on a 29 December flight to Beirut for the wedding festivities on following day. Since MB’s last visit, Lebanon has changed. The…

MB, Satoshi Nakamoto & Don Williams


Question lads – What does MB, Satoshi Nakamoto and Don Williams have in common?

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge – Shapes & Designs


Thanks to Patti/Pilotfish blog for this week’s challenge. Take a look at Pattie’s related post HERE. To look at most shapes and designs, you generally need to zoom in. However, MB has selected a pic for this week’s challenge where ‘zoom out’ is the order of the day.