Bluedaisyz weekly photo challenge: As soon as I saw the subject GOLD come up, I knew I wanted to take a photo of my Welsh gold ring.

This is the ring I bought for myself in the shop near St.David’s Cathedral in Wales. I was divorced in 1987 and until 2007 very rarely wore a ring on the third finger of my left hand. Then I became a Granny, a status I am so very proud to have. It didn’t feel right somehow not to have a symbol of this wonderful new stage of my life, so I bought myself this celtic design in Welsh Gold. My mother is Welsh, and I am very proud of my Welsh ancestry

So this week’s challenge is a celebration of my Granny ring.

How to photograph it? Hmmmm????

I was just about to put this rusty old can in the recycling when the sunlight caught it and it shone like GOLD ………… ping ………an idea.

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I like the combination of precious gold and a golden rusty can and got quite carried away with the photo shoot.

Other entries: Jamie, fascinating, and something I did not know about before; Erika , such a beautiful smile!; Garry, great minds, again Garry!; Roz, and we get a song as well!

And then to combine this with Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge: the words this week are ILL and REST. Get well soon Ronovan!

Celtic gold design

A Grandmother’s status ring

Gives rest, wards off ills


Ronovan writes a weekly review of all the Haikus, it is fun to read through them, here is what he wrote for this one:  Sandra of Wild Daffodil: Time to get wild with Sandra. I’m already talking crazy and not even halfway finished? Yep, trouble ahead. Gold Granny. No, not exactly her title, but I’m going with it. I loved the story behind the Haiku and the images, especially the smaller one.

You can see his other reviews here.

19 responses to “Gold

  1. My favourite pic is the one you chose. Good choice on the old rusted can. Lovely ring too! 💛💛💙💜💚❤️

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  3. Those photos are so dead on. I haven’t a clue yet!! And your Haiku suits it perfectly. I trust you had a grand weekend with the grandchildren.

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    • Thank you Melissa. I know inspiration will strike – you always astound me with your challenge entries – oops – no pressure!!!
      I did have a wonderful weekend, thank you for remembering – it was hard to leave those three gorgeous little girlies – lump in the throat time. I’m so lucky they live only a few hours away, but the distance still gives me separation pangs!

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      • Will you spend more time over the summer with them? Longer days, lovelier weather, please God!
        I’m sure inspiration is right in front of me (as I watch my candle flickering) but haven’t really given it much thought yet. I just got Ronovan’s word’s today…hey I may have just figured it out! 🙂
        Look forward to your Wednesday walk post tomorrow. I am so far behind in my Reader. Just popping in to my ‘special friends’ right now, of which I am happy to say you are at the top of the list. Lovely to chat, must get my five to bed now and finish fermented egg post for Easter!

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  4. Lovely ring, and fantastic idea for the photo. Loved the Haiku too 🙂

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  5. What a lovely pretty ring and becoming a grandmother certainly warranted it. Pure genius on the photo staging.

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    • Thank you so much Cathy! Grannies and Nanas unite!!!! Knew you’d understand!
      I love the way these challenges give me another way to look at the world – next week TEXTURE for the photo challenge – lots of ideas jumping up and down in my head, but not one jumping forward yet.


    • Would you like to join in on the photo challenge? (‘challenge’ is a bit of a misnomer as it is really very relaxed with no rules) We’d love to have you along! xxxxx


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