Tag Archives: Miniatures

Weekly Photo Challenge: SCALE

A slam-dunk on this one — A visit to the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona demands a metamorphosis on entry: How the Hub has scaled down! (The museum is a fascinating place, a paradise for anyone who ever … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS

Like most of you, I’ve encountered plenty of interesting/attention getting/compelling signs in my time. But this one, marking a door in the Mini-Time Machine, the Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona, intrigued me the most! I didn’t have the nerve to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: WINDOWS, 3

Peep through the windows of this elegant patisserie — The chef, the customer and her child, the old saleswoman:  it’s such a charming scene, it could be out of another era — Shall we go in? But that would be … Continue reading

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Pass through this unremarkable door — and enter into another world, one that transcends time and space, so that you can visit a forty-room Austrian palace, with its antechamber: and its grand dining room: And then, when you’ve sampled enough … Continue reading

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