Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made with Wood


As I’ve been out and about this week I’ve made a point of looking for things to photograph for challenges.  First are some wooden dolls which are displayed in a shop near Salamanca Place. They are known as Deepings Dolls although I consider them more figures than dolls as they don’t have moving limbs. They are very nice folk art just the same.

The remaining photos were all taken around Geeveston, one is an old photo from my Geeveston file and the other two were taken on Tuesday when I went to take the Rosehaven photos.

Wooden dolls in a shop window at Salamanca.


wooden steps
Wooden steps from the Platypus Walk to the road – Geeveston.
wooden plaque
A wooden plaque with a poem, Church Street , Geeveston
tumbledown shed
This is an even better rustic shed than the one I used to have. Huon Highway, Geeveston.


I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.

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