January Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, 28 January 2012

And we're back in the game! Here are my picks for the January Scavenger Hunt:


In season:

Snowdrops in the garden. They are the most January thing I know.



Odd:

Oh please. Did you think it was going to be anything else?



Information:


This is what it took to make me look pretty. I am away now to buy some of the products...



Soft:

A Christmas present - it's angora and SO soft.



Entrance:

It's clearly the house of someone fond of shoes and brollies



In my bathroom:

There is a whole load of stuff that could have gone in the "mess" category of this post. Instead I have gone for the hippo hot water bottle holder.



2:

First thing to note: I am not an Everton fan. Red through and through, that's me
Second thing to note: This shop name makes sense only when you realise that the shopping centre it's in is called Liverpool One. You may have to imagine the postal address...



Blur:

Achieved by the simple task of getting bored waiting for the shutter to close during a fireworks display and just waving the camera round in the air a bit instead.



Company:

You iz not allowed on the interwebs alone



In the distance:

The view down the drive at work. Well, the right hand side anyway. I'm sure you can all imagine a long stretch of road.


Mess:

Oh the horror. It's not just mess, it's the dreading ironing mountain. I can barely get into the room to tidy all the other crap up. Remember when it was this tidy?



Warning:

I entitle this one "No Shit Sherlock"

27 comments:

  1. Great photos Alex. You last one cracked me up!

    X x

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  2. Haaaa love the nuts warnings on packets of nuts!
    Your hippo hot water bottle is so cuuuute!
    The Everton shop cracks me up to, as a Liverpool fan I'm always like, you wish ;D

    xo

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  3. Great photos. The kitty jumper looks lovely and soft. The Everton name is very clever, I love it.

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  4. love your photos here, the snowdrops are lovely, not seen any out here yet.

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  5. Oscar, Shoes and pretty firework pictures all in one post, I LOVE it.

    Hope you're feeling better post-prosecco, I'd hate to think of you suffering, shout if you need anything.

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  6. Love the photos, very glad Oscar got a look in :) Haven't seen any snowdrops round my neighbourhood :( x

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  7. Love your shots and the funny comments to accompany. The socks are genius! I love doing shots loike the fireworks shot. My boyfriend goes mad at me because I do it on the way home from places when it's too dark to read in the car and he always sayd, "Don't! I'll crash!"

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  8. The Everton shop always amuses me, Liverpool One, Everton Two, very clever.
    (also a red though)

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  9. I love your socks.....and I very nearly used Everton Two myself. (I am an Evertonian!!!!)
    xxx

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  10. Great photos I will be joining in also will post my photos tomorrow.

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  11. Some great photos there! Like your 'in season' 'soft' 'odd' and 'company' photos:)

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  12. Great start to 2012 photos. Love the socks and Oscar (obviously) and I am so glad I am not the only one who avoids ironing like the plague xxx

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  13. Wow the Mac shopping list, those things are always so so expensive. Last time I had that done i went for the key things like base and blush that couldnt be found elsewhere.

    dp
    xxx

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  14. I like your odd photo! I haven't seen any snowdrops yet but I plan to go looking where I know they grow when I get chance!

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  15. Liverpool one, Everton two... Very clever, I'm sure the postman enjoys that one :-)
    Love the pic of Oscar and I'd be disappointed if odd hadn't been socks!

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  16. Great photos, made me smile on several! Why didn't I think of that on the socks front?! And the Mac one made me laugh - I have just ditched a similar Mac list of essentials to get me anywhere near the 'glamerous' description on the grounds that I am never going to be able to extend my finance to that number of products!! :-)

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  17. The socks one is genuis - and as for ironing life is far too short! And I'm sure you don't need everything on that list to make you look pretty :-)
    Alison

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  18. The socks are just great! Why didn't I think of that?! This was filled with great entries, and great narrative! So funny.

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  19. Great comments and photos...I've not seen the Everton shop but (as a meh-supporter of Everton) I think it's a great name! And please - where DO you work?! Is it Speke Hall...or Rufford Old Hall? Or somewhere else...My detective skills aren't that great!

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  20. Ha haaa love your odd socks! You'r the first one I saw that actually came up with it!
    The snowdrops are beautiful.

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  21. Great photos Alex, especially your odd socks!!!
    :) Best Wishes, Kerrie

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  22. I have a Mac list just like that! I was slightly scared by the number of products they thought I needed - my usual tinted foundation and mascara was most definitely not enough.
    A great selection
    Ellen

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  23. Love these, Oscar's such a babe :) Haven't even *thought* about photo scavenging this year, where does the time go?? xx

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  24. I do like your blurred photo and you had the same idea as me for the warning shot only when I went to look I didn't have any nuts left in the cupboard!

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  25. The snowdrops anis my favourite one. I was going to do socks for 'odd' but opted for my giant doughnut pic instead!

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  26. Really fab selection of photos. I had something similar for warning about nuts! Your cat is so cute and the Everton one address is inspired.
    Lisa x

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