Posted on August 18, 2019
Posted on August 15, 2019
Anyone for a cool beverage?
Posted on August 11, 2019
Muslims the world over are celebrating the festival of Eid Al Adha in the coming days. The dates may differ slightly in different countries, as far as MB is aware, as Eid starts on the 10th day of a certain lunar month. Read More
Posted on August 10, 2019
Posted on August 10, 2019
Go hug a tree. Or at least go take a photo of one!
Posted on August 4, 2019
Tina wants us all to take a break this week. To see her superb photos on the theme, click HERE.
What better way to take a break than with some ice cream?!
A recent MB capture:
Posted on July 30, 2019
Posted on July 23, 2019
Thanks to Anne Christine for this week’s Dreamy challenge.
Who could not say that the Blue Danube is not a dreamy piece of music? Nobody!
If you happened to be in the Vrijthof Square in Maastricht last week with MB at the André Rieu concert, you just might have had a dreamy waltz in MB’s arms!
Warning – As ever, MBs vids are a tad ropey! So, on clicking onto MBs Blue Danube vid, click quickly to full screen for best viewing experience.
Dreamy or what?!
Posted on July 22, 2019
Where to start?
At the end perhaps.
Maybe it’s a good place to start. Read More
Posted on July 6, 2019
Go raibh míle maith agaibh (‘a thousand thanks’ in Irish Gaelic) to the four ladies who administer and set the weekly photo challenges. They are angels all!
One year of challenges has now just past and Patti has offered us a blank canvas this week with her Your Choice challenge. Read More
Posted on July 5, 2019
The English comedian Tommy Cooper, now long deceased, had a great joke about a Rembrandt & a Stradivarius, which MB may have told you all in the past. If he did, he now tells it to you again. It’s out & out MB’s favourite joke.
Man walks into a pawnbroker with a violin and a painting. Good news says the pawnbroker – you have a Rembrandt and a Stradivarius. Unfortunately, Stradivarius was a very poor painter, and Rembrandt made awful violins!
Anyway, MB is off to Maastricht in Holland next week, where he will hear and see a Stradivarius. A real one. One made by Stradivarius. Not by Rembrandt!
MB is taking his mom to see Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra in AR’s home town of Maastricht in the south of Holland, next to the Belgian border. AR concerts are spectacular affairs and very visual, so MB will go a bit crazy with his camera (as usual). And he will do his damnest to take one or two decent videos. But decent videos are very much in the lap of the gods with MB, as MB has got to be the worst videographer in the entire universe. Anyway, he’ll give it a go and maybe you will all get to see the results.
MB is unsure why he is writing this post. Normally, he springs his adventures upon you all without forewarning, to collective inhalations of breath and gasps of amazement. But MB has spent the last hour or two watching AR vids and feels like sharing his news and a vid with you all. It’s as the Gods have willed it, it seems. MB has watched 4 entire series of ‘Vikings’ in the last few weeks, so ‘the Gods’ are also on MB’s brain a lot!
Enough of your rambling MB.
Ok ok lads. Ciao for now.
Be in touch.
Posted on June 29, 2019
Thanks to Tina for this week’s serene challenge.
MB has chosen a shot of Lough Gur lake from his HX homeland.
Posted on June 28, 2019
What about a bit of caving?
Posted on June 22, 2019
Posted on June 21, 2019
Hopefully, you won’t need any of these!