Some little swallows perched on the rafters in Cambodia. These chirpy little birds dash about looking for crumbs. Birds huddled silent
About the ancient rafters
Loudly the wind blew
promts this week are loud and silent. A lovely contrast to play with. Ronovan writes
Thanks to Ronovan for inspiration and also for the time and effort that he puts into the challenge and the attention he gives to all the participants. Blogging courtesy at its finest!
If you love haiku as much as I do you might like to participate in my own Haiku challenge, “
” too. You can find this week’s prompt by clicking TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge . A new prompt each week based on a common household object. HERE
Some past examples are listed below with a gallery of the prompt photos that I created for the challenge.
Games Mirror Tray Teapot
Candlestick Keys Bowl Clock
Chair Box Photograph Vase
No sooner had I arrived at the Oxford Antique Fair when I secured this 18th century chestnut basket dish for a mere two pounds.
I am sure she has a lovely personality.
This silver teapot would have graced the table of a fine Victorian lady while the teawares would have been sipped from during the late Regency period.
These Edwardian games have such attractive graphics and the little captions on some of the squares are delighful.
This Paris Porcelain sparrow beaked jug has flowers and a pomegranate in red on a
This bronze Japanese mirror would have been a wedding gift to a young bride with the crests of her groom’s family and her own combined on the back.
These sunflowers on our table have grown from buds to huge blossoms over the week.
This blue and white enameled silver watch sits in a my bookcase.
This box was made by the Tuareg People, masters of fine metalwork.
These old French keys rest on a tin plate printed like with a pattern from an old Sevres plate. What may they have opened?
This 19th Century lion spoke to me across the ages when I saw him dusty and unloved amongst the detritus of the past.
I picked up this tin tray in Versailles and is the closest I am ever going to get owning an 18th Century Sevres porcelain tray. The glasses are early Victorian. The cake is early 21st century.
This collection of spoons has taken a lifetime of collecting. Now it represents a lifetime of cleaning. Sigh.
This little 19th Century rocking chair was sitting unloved at a flea market and now resides in the corner of our sitting room remembering quieter times.
Weekly Photo Challenge
Half and Half