October Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, 1 November 2011


All I am going to say about the October challenge is thank goodness I work where I do. Most of these were taken at work during the Halloween event.

Sunset:


Over the River Mersey towards the Wirral. I had one of the settings on my camera slightly off so this was a complete accident!

A black cat:


This is a little tin thing I've had since I was about 6.

Crunchy leaves:


My overwhelming memory of October has been sog. The leaves were almost never crunchy; they were soggy and wet and stuck to my shoes all month. Resorted to some trees in the end.

Fog/mist:


So despite the sog, we never actually had any fog or mist *shakes fist at the weather*

Golden:


My new effalump ring

Graffiti:


It counts, right? Very old graffiti, anyway.
ETA - I *think* it just says one to fourteen

Candlelit:



Heritage:


I think I had too much choice for this one. Honestly, I could have taken a picture of just about anything and it would have qualified.

Pumpkin:


Yup, at work, during the Halloween event.

Something eerie:


There's a ghost story associated with it but I won't dash your hopes and explain how inaccurate it is...

River:


The Mersey. There's usually more water in it, honest.

Witch's hat/broomstick:

Both! In your FACE scavenger hunt challenge!

Thanks, as always, to Kathy for organising this. You can see everyone else's collections here.

28 comments:

  1. Your black cat is gorgeous!
    What does the graffiti say? I can't make it out.

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  2. The 'accidental' setting has made for a wonderful, atmospheric photo. What a beaut! And vintage graffiti; that's a new one on me! How old IS it?
    Your workplace is such a stunning place...I will come and visit it one day.(And you too!).
    Z xx

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  3. Cool photos, the accidental one turned out great! xx

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  4. Super photos! Your sunset is so beautiful:)

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  5. Ha awesome ring, altho that picture below your defiant looking pumpkin is def creepy! :)

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  6. i totally missed out on pumpkin carving this year, the rangers wanted to do it and there were no pumpkins a few wks ago, and then by the time yday came for guides halloween party, there were none left! i quite like them, but not sure what i would have done with it so maybe not a bad thing after all.
    love the sunset picture!!

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  7. Loving these piccies :) The sunset is just gorgeous!

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  8. What great photos - I like your graffiti!

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  9. Lovely photos - your take on 'mist' made me laugh. Please will you tell us what the graffiti says - I can't make it out? Thanks.

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  10. I had the same problem with the soggy leaves! Gah! Love the graffiti and our Candlelit pics are very similar :) x

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  11. Great idea for the mist - a bit like mine with the 'Graffiti' one!!!!!

    You just have to cheat sometimes don't you?

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  12. I know i've said this before but I am so jealous of where you work

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  13. i really like your fog one, it made me giggle

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  14. Love these photos - great thinking for the fog! And very jealous of your workplace - beautiful!

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  15. I love your crunchy leaves and pumpkin photos. Brilliant idea for mist too!

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  16. Ha ha - in your face scavenger hunt :-)
    Great pictures and I can only imagine the ghost story...

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  17. I only got one misty day and fortunately got a shot of it. Stupid soggy leaves too!
    Love your sunset shot!

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  18. Love these photos and like everybody else, adored the "accidental" one :) I love scavenger challenges btw!

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  19. I hear you have completed your 50,000 word challenge! AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well done! And well done on such crisp lovely photos!

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  20. Lovely photos Alex, where did you get your elephant ring from?! It's amazing :)

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  21. I missed your last post (don't know why but you don't show up on my blog reader thingy) Oscar is a beaut!! He's lush, and I'm a dog person.
    Anyway onto the scavenge hunt, good work, I love the sunset picture, beautiful colours.
    xx

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  22. Well scavenged. I don't know why but I never realised the Mersey was tidal, one of those daft thisng you never consider!

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  23. I love these posts :) Such a fun idea xx

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  24. I love these photos! Your River comment made me giggle too :) Lovely photo of crunchy leaves and i do love the graffiti, the older the better in my opinion!
    Thanks for popping over to my blog too :) Now following x

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  25. Great photos, I especially like the sunset and the golden tress ones. Hope to see you on the next Scavenger Hunt.

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  26. Great photos! I love candelit and the foggy graffiti...LOL!

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  27. Lovely photos. I love your idea for the fog, inspired.

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