Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt - Final Update

 Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt
Hosted by Rinda has
Gallo Organico
has sadly drawn to a close for yet another year!
So this is my final scavenger post for 2015. 
I've had so much fun with this hunt... I can look back on these photos fondly...smile at the memories I created while travelling to Spain, London, Australia and around my home town this summer hunting for Tents,  bridges, knockers and turtles!!

..and Yay I managed everything on the list... a couple may be pushing my luck with!!..so I managed to complete the alternatives as well :)

So here are my pics.....

1. A bouquet of flowers
At home in the garden
 2. An ornate door knocker
I searched everywhere for an ornate door knocker, in London, Essex and Gran canaria!! ...without luck!
...then remembered M-I-L has one on her front door!!
3. A person walking a dog (or other animal)...
A camel walker in Maspalomas , Gran Canaria
4. People playing a board game or card game
A piccy of me, playing a rather large board game in Gran canaria

 5. Architectural columns

St Pauls Cathedral, London 

6. A metal bridge
(or 3!)
Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria

Millennium Bridge, London 
Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

7. A turtle
I thought this was going to be a difficult one for me to find.... had to grab my camera quickly..when I see this lady carrying her Turtle inflatable in Maspalomas , Gran Canaria :)

 8. Someone "plugged in" to social media

Everywhere you go in London, someone is plugged in to social media...
couldn't resist taking a pic of these two sofa's in the Tate Gallery..with their residents 'plugged in!!'
9. A tent

Camp site on the roof top of a high rise building in Melbourne, Australia

10. A college or university

College of Arms, London
(The College of Arms is the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand).

 11. A cellular tower or television satellite dish

Playa de Mogán, Gran Canaria
12. A public restroom, bathroom, or toilet

His and Hers loos in Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria
13. A merry-go-round or carousel

Maspalomas, Gran canaria
14. A traffic signal
Traffic light signal, london
15. A flag pole with at least three flags on it
Boat, Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria
16. A panoramic view, taken while standing someplace high in the air
We climbed the steps of Las Conchas up to the highest viewing point (Mirador) where you can experience these panoramic views of  The original fishing village of Playa de Mogán
17. At least two people wearing matching outfits or uniforms
Policemen in Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria
 18. An overloaded truck, car, bicycle or other vehicle

Pushing my luck with this one!!
A display bus overloaded with cuddly toys!!
19. A ticket booth

Ticket booth for dolphin boat tour - Gran Canaria
20. A natural body of water
Atlantic Ocean
21. A photograph of you with a sign reading "2015 Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt". 

 Alternative A: People eating outside

Paul, London
Alternative B: Someone holding an umbrella

Street Artist in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Alternative C: A rocking chair
A rocking chair made from pegs...
 found at Dunton Boot sale, Essex

A big thank you to Rinda for organising the hunt and putting together an assorted and interesting list of targets to find. I've had a lot of fun hunting down and taking photos of each item on my Travels this Summer.
Roll on next Years Summers Scavenger Hunt!

Thanks for Peeking!
Jan x

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

A Garden Fairy......

Over at
Challenge # 67 is
An 'Inspiration' picture!

Let it inspire you,take what you want from  it...and create!
You need to make it obvious, and tell us what your motivation is...
...and GET ARTY!!
So...this is what I created for my DT piece...
I was inspired by the colours and the leaves in the inspiration picture.
 mixed media tags...
ink distressed laundry tag & mini tag
painted fabric and paper leaves
assorted buttons and lace
painted clay face
hessian scrap
sewing pattern paper dress
string and stamp.
Now Hop over to...
for the full details on this challenge... 
I hope you can play along with us this month?
Have Fun!! 
Thanks for Peeking!
Jan x