Saturday, 2 July 2016

Summer Snap Challenge

Sue and Alison are two ladies who work very hard over on the UK Scrappers website keeping everyone taking photos and then of course scrapping them.
Throughout the year they set many individual challenges and now, for July and August only, they have joined forces and come up with..........................
To score a whole bunch of points click here to see the full story.

Me and Mr. Latour-Marliac
creator of the hybrid water lilies which inspired Charles Monet's garden @ Giverny.

Here’s my 1-20 list …

1 vapour trails or clouds

wonderful clouds forming over Castelnaud

2 a horse drawn vehicle

Horse drawn cart spotted outside a Brocante in Eymet

3 flowers in bloom

a shady corner, Eymet

4 a summer job in the garden

strimming the potager borders on Bastille Day 2016

5 something typifying your holiday destination

blue shutters of Perigord

6 hats

hats on sale, Eymet

7 ice cream
ice cream parlour @ Beynac- Roque on the beautiful Dordogne river

8 kites or balloons - substitute C. G & T cake
9 bubbles

"come quickly I am tasting the stars!"
Dom Perignon (quote)

10 ducks, swans or seabirds

catching ducks, Eymet night market

11 summer sunrise or sunset

July 18th. 5. 43 am.
St. Marcouf du Rochy sunrise.

12 eating al fresco
guacamole tapas @ Andine
great Peruvian restaurant, Eymet night market

13 somewhere you would only visit when the sun shines - substitute E. just girls.
14 flags or bunting

outdoor church service in a tent, Trevieres Aug 7th.

15 summer shoes

my "go to" sandals this year

16 fruit growing, in the garden, on a tree, or in the hedgerow

All that was left of my golden raspberries
this morning after the birds had enjoyed them for breakfast

17 water
Chateau des Milandes, former home of Josephine Baker.

18 umbrellas

Castle tea shop & restaurant
Chateau des Milandes.

19 glasses

20 fete, fair or festival

fun fair, Trevieres, Aug 7th

A-E Substitutes list
A Play
B Anything in your favourite colour
C Something that made you smile

Gin and Tonic cake with strawberries & ice cream

D Friends
E Just girls or Just boys

two expectant heifers moved into the field next door yesterday
Finished, yay!!


  1. Looking forward to seeing your photos too.

  2. Oh just look at your horse and cart - love it!
    Sue x

  3. Congratulations on finishing the whole list, Maggie!
    Sue x

  4. Fabulous photos Maggie, well done completing the challenge! Can't choose a fave they are all brilliant x