01 May 2014

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Where did the month of April go ??
 
I thought I would have been  organised this time
and
have had all my photos taken
and
 stored ready to show you.
Have
you guessed ?
 I haven't.
Mainly due to still not being fully active after my spell in hospital
and awful weather hindering me to get to the places I wanted to visit,
for what I call my photo shoot days.
 
Well here is my effort for  APRIL
 
 A is for ?
 
 Apple
 as it takes me back to school days,
how we learnt the
A.B.C.
 
We had  been to a new restaurant  recently opened near to where we live.
In years gone by it was the railway station .
The table decoration caught my eye
on each table they had placed
a  RED APPLE in a glass.
 
 
 
 
11 a.m.
 
Coffee time in our household.
Always HOT and made by my Mr France for ME.
 
 
 
 
SMOOTH
 
This was taken on a still day last summer.
 
 



Scale
Out come the dratted scales.
 
It's that time of the year again, the weather is getting warmer we stop layering up to keep warm . Look through our wardrobe and find we can't squeeze into those favourite trousers we wore last year.



Tile
 
 
It's difficult to find just a tile.
As where I live all the roofs look like this.
But I loved the look of the many different shades of terracotta
on this roof as I peeped through the widow at my daughters house.
 
 
 
 

 
 
LOGO 
 
 
This was taken at a vintage car rally.
 
 



SCRAP 

It was a wood burner in the house before renovation.
Now it's used to warm us up outside on a chilly evening
that we never want to end.
I think it needs emptying !!
 
 
 
 
 
 
MATCH
A group of local boys playing rugby.
My grandson is in there somewhere.
 
 
 
 
 
PATH
 
My pathway to heaven.
 
Taken a few years ago on our visit to the PROVENCE.
 
 
Layers
 
We often see these layers  overhead .
I call it sky painting.
 

 
 
 

Carry

Boys always love to do this.

 
Truck

 
This is a Lego master piece
 which my grandson made a couple of years ago.
 
 


 
 
I hope you enjoyed seeing my choice for Aprils





 
 
So until next time keep your camera handy at all times and join in.

à bientôt
Barbara Lilian
 
 

20 comments:

  1. Great collection of photos, I especially like path and tile.

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  2. I would love to walk down that path to heaven!!

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  3. Thanks for taking part in this months scavenger hunt, so many great photos. I really like smooth, logo, carry and layers. Greenthumb

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  4. Great pictures.Love the tiles and your old woodburner. The swimming pool could be used for next months reflection couldn't it. Hope your back to full health soon.
    Gillx

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  5. Your photos are inspiring and fun as always. Hope your health situation improves and that you are enjoying some time with your water colour painting.!

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  6. I don't think you could have done better if you had planned this one months in advance. Even though I know you have to go back to the hospital for more treatments, I hope each day brings you less pain.

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  7. I love your selection this month. The apple is a great idea for a table decoration! Love your old wood burner too. x

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  8. Hey, BL! I enjoyed your photos so much! You did great despite your challenges this month. Your intro cracked me up! Ditto, ditto, ditto! I got my SH post finished last night just before midnight! We all do the best we can, and the participants all understand and appreciate our efforts! I hope May is less hectic! Take care!

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  9. Barbara, these are lovely!!! So clever too. The timed are lovely shades and you managed to get a match picture!!! The swimming pool looks very inviting too. It was a fun lust this time, wasn't it! x

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  10. You chose a nice set of photos Barbara Lilian. I like to pool very much, and also you terracotta roof tiles.

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  11. It's so nice to see these bits of your daily life! I hope you are recovering well. I haven't been leaving messages because your posts still don't show up on my blog list. (I'm also not in Blogland as often as before these days...)

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  12. A very nice collection of photographs- the swimming pool looks so inviting:)

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  13. Super shots. Love the beautiful reflection in the pool and also the con trails made by aircraft. Your wood burner in the garden is gorgeous...I want one!

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  14. Wonderful photos - especially liked the smooth water with reflection and the scrap oven. Lots of colourful photos and a great selection.

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  15. Great photos, I really like the scrap one!

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  16. Dear Barbara - I certainly did enjoy seeing your scavenger hunts. Gorgeous pictures. Thanks so much for sharing. Hope you are getting better every day. I will be looking up for you.

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  17. What a great hunt. All that texture,action, color and serenity , well done. Now about that delicious coffee ...if I rush right over will Mr. France make me a cup...! Love the tile roofs too. I may have to give this hunt a try.

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  18. Hi dear! Your shots are so lovely! And apple + glass, a great idea. Best wishes for you.
    à bientôt, chérie :)))

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  19. so happy to have come across your lovely blog!

    being mesmerized by "things french" at the moment, i'm loving reading your account of living in france. :-)

    gentle hugs,
    tessa~
    (upper ne of usa)

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  20. Dear Barbara,

    I enjoyed looking back at all your wonderful photos from April and it is great to get a glimpse of life in France for you. I love the old roof tiles and the wood burner. Thank you for visiting me and I will share the photos of the things I bought at the brocante but I am getting the catch repaired on the brooch.. Hope you are resting and your back is getting better.
    Enjoy the week
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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