#SundayStills ~ Black and White Days #Photography #Nature

Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature, hosted by Terri Webster Shrandt. This week’s theme is daylight in black and white. I’ve chosen a selection of photos all taken during daylight hours.

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The first two are images of the ruins of Whitby Abbey.

These were all taken in Cornwall. If memory serves, clockwise from the left, Mevagissey, St Ives and Godrevy lighthouse.

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Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge ~ May 4th #Photography in Whitby #SundayBlogShare

Cee’s Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc.  You can walk on them, climb them, drive them, ride on them, as long as the specific way is visible.

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The Dirigible King’s Daughter by Alys West reviewed for #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog @AlysWestYork A #Steampunk Romance

  • 51uQrZJpsELAuthor: Alys West
  • Published: August 2016 by 
  • Category: Steampunk, Romance
  • four-half-stars

When Harriet Hardy moved to Whitby, newly famous from Mr Stoker’s sensational novel, she thought she’d left her past and her father’s disgrace behind her. But then an amorous Alderman and a mysterious Viscount turn her life upside down and she’s never been more grateful that she doesn’t leave home without her pistol. 

It’s clear Harriet Hardy, a supporter of the Suffragette movement, is not a woman to trifle with nor underestimate. We meet her as she loads the pistol she keeps in her reticule, before meeting a client. She owns and runs the property letting business left to her by her Uncle Humphrey. Harriet and her mother were left destitute after her father’s disgrace and subsequent death years before and if not for Uncle Humphrey, Harriet dare not think what might have happened to them. Continue reading