Haiku: Looking South

Ripples like wet skin

Midday spangles looking south

Waders distant calls

Haiku and copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: ‘Inner Truths’

Man and nature meld

Horizons expanding minds

Truths beheld inside

Haiku and photo copyright Francis Barker 2020 Creator…

Small Beginnings — Long Gestation

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/dfbart

I have restarted my Etsy shop, which I’ve had since 2011.

There’s not too much in it at the moment. I intend to concentrate solely on digital downloads, affordable simple art and photographs. I used to put my finished artwork on there but with little success. Maybe they were overpriced.

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: Cafe View

Limpid cafe views

A pristine ocean of light

Cares are put on hold

Haiku and photo copyright Francis Barker 2020

*When we can travel properly again, Norfolk in East Anglia is a beautiful destination…

Haiku: ‘Elements’

Photography is a great hobby to encourage.

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

The Holiday Season is Over, but Autumn is Here

Some selected photographs from Ayscoughfee Hall in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

All photographs copyright Francis Barker 2020.

End of the Holiday Season at Hunstanton, West Norfolk

The crumbling two tone cliffs at Hunstanton, looking north.
The lovely beach at Old Hunstanton, just north of ‘new’ Hunstanton.
Looking south at Old Hunstanton
Promenading at Hunstanton.

*Autumn is here, so let’s stay on top of things.

All photographs copyright Francis Barker 2020.

The Fall is Here — but Here We Call it Autumn

Photo copyright Francis Barker 2020

In England the holiday season is all but over. It’s been short and difficult.

Now with autumn upon us, it’s hard to fathom out where this crazy year has been taking us and how fast it’s gone by — just as well, perhaps.

One of the things I have been musing upon is the name autumn, a borrowing from French, one of many thousands of French words in the English language. The older I get, the more I prefer the Stateside term ‘fall’, it is so much more expressive and, well, native.

Either way, it’s never been more important to get out and about in the fresh air when you can, especially on a glorious autumn, or fall, day.

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Showcase Photography – Dungeness – Abandoned Fisher Boat -2 – Photography by Joerg (Jay Tee 59) — Art, Photography and Poetry (and Reblog)

Originally posted on Monochromia: More of my images can be seen at  – Polychrome59 & Monochrome59

Showcase Photography – Dungeness – Abandoned Fisher Boat -2 – Photography by Joerg (Jay Tee 59) — Art, Photography and Poetry

Monochrome imagery and photography can be very powerful, especially with a subject matter like this.

A NEW MOON NEVER LIES — Zoolon Audio (Reblog)

A Zoolon aside: I took a few pics of the Royal Military Canal running through the town of Hythe just up the coast from me the other day. I’d often wondered what the purpose of the canal was/is. I checked out its history. It runs 28 miles more or less parallel to the sea and […]

A NEW MOON NEVER LIES — Zoolon Audio

Music and all forms of creativity need to be more appreciated. Great work here by Zoolon.

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Stadens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen — Life in Copenhagen

If walking around for a good few hours admiring European art sounds like your idea of a good time, SMK may just be the place for you. It’s not necessarily my favourite museum, or the most impressive collection I’ve seen – but the way this place was designed to be experienced has something of a […]

Stadens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen — Life in Copenhagen

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