The Penny Post Weekly Challenge

To help keep everyone occupied, we thought we’d set a weekly challenge. See answers below. 

28/5/20

Where is this church?

21/5/20

Where is this clock?

14/5/20

In which local town is this bridge?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo credit: Peter Orr Photography

7/5/20

In which local town is this park and what is it called?

23/4/20

What are these?

Thanks to Forbes Stephenson for submitting the photo.

16/4/20

Riddle: What has to be broken before you can use it?


9/4/20

What are these?

Clue: the round sections are approx 3mm across.

2/4/20

What is this?

Clue: It is approximately 5 cm long and comes from a plant.

What is this?

Clue: It is approximately 5 cm long and is edible.

Answers

21/5/20

The clock tower of Hungerford Town Hall, one of only two privately owned Town Halls in the whole country. It is owned by the Town and Manor of Hungerford.

14/5/20

Newbury Bridge (the first known bridge, originally constructed of wood, built over the River Kennet in the Middle Ages).

7/5/20

Betjeman Millenium Park in Wantage

23/4/20

Photo: plant pots at a garden centre

16/4/20

Riddle Answer: An egg

9/4/20

Answer: a set of electric guitar strings. Here is the other end of the strings:

guitar strings curly end

2/4/20

Answer: the skin of one half of a pea pod, which furls up naturally as it dries. 

Here is the skin of a whole pod (which can’t furl as tightly):

Answer: a strip of egg membrane.

Out of the shell, the dry membrane is very smooth and you can write on it like paper.

5/4/20

Photo Caption Challenge

We found this sprouting potato in the bottom of the fridge and had a play in Photoshop. What do you think is going on here…???

Suggestions so far:

– argument in the queue for the first hairdresser to re-open

– “Talk to the hand”!

– “I am not Joe-king, two meters!”

“you’re not coming in, even if the chips are down”

We’re supposed to be practising social distancing. Keep away! 

– Diana Ross and the Supremes: ‘stop in the name of love, before you break my heart!!’

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