Inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources. Take snails, for instance. They are a real nuisance in the garden, and if I'm being honest, they're a bit slimy and yucky. Their shells, though, are another story altogether. Beautiful curling spiral structures, with delicate hints of colour. Who could help but be inspired? There is … Continue reading spirals

weekly photo challenge: descent

This week's photo challenge invites us to show our interpretation of 'descent'. We visited this lighthouse on the Île de Ré, off the Atlantic coast of France, on a holiday in (I was horrified to discover) 2007. It has 257 steps, and stands at 57 metres high. As I recall, the descent was every bit … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: descent