April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 21: Mountain suggested by @dejus

A road running through the mountains of the Lake District with slate in the foreground.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 20: Ice suggested by @the

This photograph shows the terminus of the Batura Glacier in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan. It sits at around 4,000m (13,123ft), and at the time that I visited the glacier terminated 0.5km from the Karakoram Highway.

The terminus of the Batura Glacier in Pakistan showing a wall of ice with rocks and boulders in the foreground.

πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή OlΓ‘ Portugal

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 19: Birthday suggested by me (@crossingthethreshold)

A series of small flags on a piece of string spelling out Happy Birthday. Strung above an open glass door with a view to outside

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 18: Mood suggested by @agilelisa

A rowing boat and small sail boat moored in a river estuary. In the foreground is a small rusty walkway. In the background are rolling green meadows and buildings just poking over the trees.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 17: Transcendence suggested by @drewbelf

Tibetan Buddhist Stupa

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 16: FlΓ’neur suggested by @chrisaldrich

People walking along a street in Kyoto, Japan.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 15: Small suggested by @jmanes

A black and white photo of a small, tortoise shaped pin cushion

β˜” It’s pouring outside, and not particularly warm either - Spring, from a few days ago appears to have taken a leave of absence. Right now I am grateful for a roof over my head, and heating in the home.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 14: Cactus suggested by @christopherchelpka

Small cactus in a pot

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 13: Page suggested by @robj

A journal resting on my lap in a dark room, illuminated by a book reading light.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 12: Magic suggested by @DaveyCraney

The outline of a person maybe Shakespeare, on a wall surrounding a door, approached by a wooden bridge.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 11: Sky suggested by @jedda

The sun pears through a thick cloud fog as people and a dog sit around a picnic blanket looking on.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 10: Train suggested by @starrwulfe

Looking down on a train approaching a station.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 9: Crispy suggested by @rom

Grilling fish in a Japanese restaurant.

🧹 A lot of the clean up has been done, but as the final family members head on their way, vacuuming is what is needed now.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 8: Prevention suggested by @anniegreens

A fence in focus, behind which is a sports playing field and distant buildings.

April Photoblogging Challenge, Day 7: Well-Being suggested by @ridwan

Me floating in the ocean.

🎢 I’m up early enjoying a cup of coffee. After the birthday celebrations yesterday, my mother’s apartment is still and quiet. Outside a blackbird is singing its heart out. I grew up listening to and loving this bird’s song. I recognize anywhere - here in England, or while watching a movie set in this country. For me, it’s the sound of spring and long summer evenings here.