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Weekly Photo Challenge: Friend

Bruce looking into Sarah's eyes!

Friend” is this weeks photo challenge…..So i thought i’d share a photo of my best friend and lovely Wife Sarah…..And our(The Late) best friend Bruce THE Boxer. I love this photo of the look of complete adoration in Bruce’s eyes for Sarah! 😊

iReminisce: Born To Run!

I stumbled across an old comment yesterday which i never even knew was there! 😦 Asking if Bruce(Bruce THE Boxer) was aloud to run free on Old Hunstanton Beach? I said yes of course as it took me back to this photo of Bruce running at his favourite place! Then all the memories started flooding back of all our happy times on this beach and staying at the Old Hunstanton Lighthouse for many years(coming soon). 🙂  

Bruce running alone on the beach

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IReminisce: The Retreat, Acle, Norfolk

Wow!!! I can’t believe it’s been 9 years since Me, Sarah & Bruce THE Boxer stayed in this log cabin for a week in Acle, Norfolk. 

I remember Sarah had bought me the Baby Taylor acoustic guitar a few months earlier for Christmas. I was so happy i couldn’t put it down…..So it came with us! 🙂 

Me playing my baby Taylor on the porch on the log cabin

It was a lovely relaxing holiday. I played guitar on the porch while Sarah sat in the hot tub for most of the week. Bruce enjoyed long walks and pretending to be a guard dog! 🤣  

Bruce sitting on guard on the porch of the log cabin

The Retreat at night

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent

Wow, another “Photo Challenge” where i could post thousands of photos! 🤣 

Here’s a few “Evanescent” moments of my(& Sarah’s) travels.

St Kitts Church

 On a severely rocky train journey through “St Kitts”, i managed somehow to take this photo of one of my fave church buildings! ~ Read about our fantastic journey here! 

In Flight

 Now a little about this bird…..🤣 Taken from my older post “In Flight” 

“This photo brings back memories of patience for me. This is the longest i’d taken getting one shot. I spent 3 days going down to the local lake and sat patiently on a bench taking about 150 shots per day until finally got this one. I learnt that when you can’t see what’s in your viewfinder, don’t take photos of birds! lol” 😀 

Sarah London Landscape

 Sarah had just a few seconds to take this photo whilst doing a 2 day course at the “Institute of Legacy Management” building. She wanted to show me a cityscape of London as she wouldn’t get this chance again! 🙂 

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And of course i can’t do many photo challenges without a photo(or photos) of “Bruce THE Boxer”. Our lovely Boxer dog which we still miss loads! But i felt this period in time(14th July 2000 – 3rd Dec 2011) felt like it only lasted a short time and would suit this challenge. 🙂 

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In Full View!

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Proverbs 5:21 (NIVUK)

For your ways are in full view of the Lord,
and he examines all your paths.

This Proverb instantly reminded me of how alert Bruce used to be. If you tried to sneak anywhere (no matter how quiet you think you’re being) he’s stood watching you! 😀

Bruce Sneaky

⇧ Bruce catching me thinking i’m sneaking up the stairs while he’s asleep! 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Sarah Tells Bruce a Joke

After receiving “Dialogue” as this week’s photo challenge, i immediately thought of this photo (even before reading the challenge). I also said dialogue to Sarah, and she instantly described this photo too! I know it’s not acurate , but thought i’d post something fun!   

So as a fun post, i’d love if you could comment below with a dialogue between Sarah & Bruce!! 😀

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move

 This weeks photo challenge: “On The Move

Hedhog on the move

⇧ This lovely tiny hedgehog really was moving!! 🙂 ⇧ 

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 ⇧ My lovely wife Sarah & Bruce ⇧ 

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 ⇧ Bruce moving really fast right towards me!! ⇧ 

Tori on the move

⇧ Tori playing rounders on the beach ⇧ 

Furry Angel

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2 years ago today we said goodbye to Bruce (Furry Angel). We still miss him, his character & his ability to love at all times! We also miss his squeaky toys at Christmas too! 🙂

Genesis 9:12 (NIV)

And God said, ‘This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come: 

Daily Prompt: Fly on the Wall

Photographers, artists, poets: show us SNEAKY

📖 Verse 4 2day 

Proverbs 5:21 (NIVUK)
For your ways are in full view of the Lord,
and he examines all your paths.

This daily prompt instantly reminded me of how alert Bruce used to be. If you tried to sneak anywhere, as soon as you look up, he is stood watching you! 😀

Sarah also sneaks photos of me and my camera too!

Bruce Sneaky

⇧ Bruce catching me sneaking up the stairs! 

Me taking a photo with my Nikon

⇧ And I thought I was the one taking the photos! ⇧

Daily Prompt: From the Gut

Today’s Daily Prompt ~ “Photographers, artists, poets: show us JOYFUL

Psalm 118:24 (NASB)
This is the day which the Lord has made;
Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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 Sarah’s joy overflowing on our wedding day  

Sarah Joyful

⇧ Joyful on our honeymoon too! 

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 Joy in our marriage as best friends 

Sarah Smiling

 Joy in the everyday 

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 Sarah’s joyful Gran 

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 Sarah’s joyful Dad 

Bruce running alone on the beach

 Bruce finding joy on an empty beach 

Bruce Jumping with joy

 Bruce jumping for joy! ⇧

Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality.
Billy Graham

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Daily Prompt: Person Of The Year

Today’s Daily Prompt: “Person Of The Year!”

Photographers, artists, poets: show us BIG.

Sarah Standing Tall PNG

Bruce Standing Tall

My Thoughts 💭 

I would nominate my lovely wife Sarah for person of the year, she is simply amazing! 🙂

When I thought of the word ‘Big’, I immediately thought of these two photos I took of Sarah & Bruce with my fisheye lens on holiday in the lighthouse at Hunstanton, Norfolk.

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Daily Prompt: Take Care

Todays Daily Prompt ~ “Photographers, artists, poets: show us HELP!”

My Thoughts 💭 

When you’re unwell, you can decide to focus on the dark clouds that start to surround you. Or you can dance in the storm! 🙂

Bruce Poorley

⇧ Bruce feeling sad after his ear operation ⇧

Bruce dancing

⇧ Bruce dancing in the storm! 😀 ⇧

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The Retreat In Acle

Acle log cabin

Me playing my baby Taylor on the porch on the log cabin

Bruce sitting on guard on the porch of the log cabin

The Retreat at night

Description

Sarah, Bruce and I stayed in ‘The Retreat’ log cabin in Acle, Norfolk for a week in 2008.

It was a lovely relaxing holiday. I played guitar on the porch while Sarah sat in the hot tub for most of the week Bruce enjoyed long walks and pretending to be a guard dog.

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Sleepy 2

A black and white photo of a boxer dog looking sleepy as he lyes slumped over the edge of a sofa. The image also has a frame.

Description

This photo of dearly missed Bruce was taken in January 2005 on my Samsung D600 mobile phone before I had any compact or DSLR cameras. I have just stumbled upon this image and didn’t even know I had it (thanks Time Machine backups) 🙂

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Big Brown Eyes! :D

Bruce showing his big brown eyes

Description

Just wanted to let you look into the big brown eyes of the furry angel that brought me so much love, comfort and peace when I needed it most! 

 Camera usedSONY Alpha a100

 

Adoration

Bruce looking into Sarah's eyes!

Description

I love this photo of the look of complete adoration in Bruce’s eyes for Sarah! We miss him dearly and as it is Mother’s day today here in the UK I thought I would post this photo for Sarah from Bruce! 😀

Camera usedFuji F10

 

Bruce (fisheye)

Bruce through a fisheye lens

 Description

Taken on Old Hunstanton Beach after purchasing a fisheye lens. I remember having fun trying not to get wet nose prints on the lens glass! 😀

 Camera usedNikon D2Xs

 

The Snow

Bruce stood in deep snow whith his legs completley burried

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Bruce used to absolutely love the snow! Sarah really misses running around and playing with him, and I miss trying to catch him on camera! 😀

 Camera usedSONY Alpha a100

 

Bruce as a Puppy!

Bruce as a puppy

 Description

I am not sure how old Bruce is here (around 6 months old)  but he was still a cute puppy! 😀 

Sorry for the poor quality but i just had to share as i don’t have any other photos of Bruce as a puppy. I didn’t have any camera’s back than, not even on a mobile phone! This image was captured using my Dad’s camera. 

Sadness Shared

Bruce with his fluffy toy Eeyore

Description

A fun photo of Bruce and his toy looking equally sad. Although its not a very professional looking shot it’s very popular with family and friends, so i thought i’d share it with you all! 😀

 Camera used – Fuji F10

 

Sleepy

Bruce sleeping on his bed in the log cabin

 Description

A sleepy Bruce on holiday in the log cabin we stayed in for a week in Acle, Norfolk. He loved all the long walks along canal paths and across the endless fields and it made him sleep well! 😀

 Camera usedFuji F10 (only took a compact as had to travel light)

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Bruce & The Sausages!

Bruce Sausages 1

Bruce Sausages 2

 Description

Photos of Bruce playing with one of his favourite toys! Each year since 2007 when we stayed in the Lighthouse we would go to the local pet store and buy him these plastic sausages, he loved them! 😀

Camera usedNikon D2Xs


Bruce THE Boxer Dog

Bruce Portrait

Description

I thought i would start this new adventure with a photo i took of my beautiful Boxer dog “Bruce”. If you have read my testimony then this name might be familiar to you! 😀

Camera usedSONY Alpha a100

 

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