It’s Midweek Madness Challenge time and Cee has presented us with a photo and suggested some topics. I’ll start with a couple of older images from my archive and then three recent shots šŸ™‚

Mother and Daughter…

Mother and Son, with Roman Bricks…

A tall brick wall on Lovers Walk…

A hint of Red…

And a Purple Figaro…

It’s time to show my desktop once more for Clare. This is a nice simple challenge that doesn’t require a lot of work, so why not take part? You can catch Clare here and I know she’ll love your entry šŸ™‚

My desktop currently is a screenshot from American Truck Simulator. This truck drifting through the rugged landscape is an International LT and she’s called Kimberly. The LT is a new arrival to the game and represents what SCS Software do so well – providing free content alongside the paid expansions and often without any fanfare. But that’s not the whole story. This screenshot is taken in the Utah borderlands…

…and we’re on the Route 89 between Page and Kanab. Some of my US readers may actually recognise this as being a good representation of the area near Paria? When I say it’s not the whole story, I refer to the other things that go on unannounced. I drove along the I-80 through northern Nevada on Friday and that road has evolved in game to become so much more real – pure desert now has isolated areas of greenery and the road is no longer a flat run. That’s what happens in American Truck Sim – the geography changes as the dev’s update their skills. If you don’t drive a route for a couple of weeks, who knows what awaits you? šŸ™‚ Unlike so many other games companies, SCS don’t trumpet every improvement – we’re often left to discover for ourselves or be surprised by a new addition with minimal advance notification!

When I have one of my trucking shots on the screen, it’s a reminder of all the fun I’ve had in SCS Software’s trucking simulators. Tonight I’m parked up in Phoenix AZ and, in Europe, I’m in Nantes – not many people can be in two places at once;-)

Fuel delivery at our local service station…

…BP’s light Green combined with the Orange HazMat warning badges.

Clash in front of goal – Carshalton defend a corner…

…Their keeper wearing Orange and the outfield players wearing a Yellowish-Green

A Pyracantha cultivar shows its Orange berries…

In the afternoon sunshine, and the dustbin man goes about his early morning business in a light Green hi-viz…

….behind the Orange cart. He wasn’t on his own, the others are out of shot šŸ˜‰

Catch up with Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge Here šŸ™‚