The Leap

CLICK ON INDIVIDUAL IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS LEAD TO GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. (YVONNE SPOILER ALERT. THE RECIPE IS NOT YET READY, BUT YOU MAY WISH TO AVERT YOUR EYES FROM THE FINAL PARAGRAPH) Late in the morning Jackie drove us to Nomansland where we lunched in the Lamb Inn.Continue reading “The Leap”

Dawn Over The Isle Of Wight

CLICK ON GROUPED PHOTOS TO ENLARGE, AND TO VIEW FULL SIZE. JUST CLICK ON THE LARGER INDIVIDUAL ONES. This morning my muse woke me with a start and uttered something about catching Dawn. What had Dawn done? I wondered. And who was she, anyway? Then it dawned on me. This was an invitation to watchContinue reading “Dawn Over The Isle Of Wight”

The Nightingale

FOR ENLARGEMENT CLICK ON PAIRED IMAGES TO ACCESS GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. SHOULD YOU NEED TO ENLARGE THE RECIPE AND THE PORTRAIT JUST CLICK ON THEM. Today Jackie drove me to and from New Milton for my trip to London to visit Luci and Wolf. I travelled from Waterloo by the NorthernContinue reading “The Nightingale”

Xmas Show

  CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THE PAIR GIVE ACCESS TO A GALLERY THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning I made some prints for Christmas presents, before visiting Margery and Paul at: This ever popular exhibition did not disappoint in its array of art works in different media, reasonably enough priced to makeContinue reading “Xmas Show”

Watching

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ACCESS GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE Today was pretty murky. This morning, through the window I watched blackbirds feeding on crab apples. They generally dropped the fruit onto the ground, flew down and ate them where they fell. This afternoon and early evening was spent watching rugby on T.V. FirstContinue reading “Watching”

In A Different Light

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS GIVE ACCESS TO GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. The car was repaired this morning and passed its M.O.T. test whilst it was at it. We therefore celebrated with a drive to Keyhaven and back. The outward trip was via Barnes Lane and Milford on Sea.Continue reading “In A Different Light”

Marylebone And St John’s Wood

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF NECESSARY The car broke down as Jackie was leaving for a shop yesterday afternoon. We counted our blessings that this had not happened during our weekend trip to Nottingham. It did, however, mean that a domestic day was in order. Consequently I scanned another dozen colour slides fromContinue reading “Marylebone And St John’s Wood”

A Little Help From My Friends

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Today dawned dull and dry, so Jackie and I took an early drive to Keyhaven harbour and ambled along the sea wall. Many boats were peacefully moored after the recent gales, although one looked a bit of a wreck. ExceptContinue reading “A Little Help From My Friends”

Ever-Changing Skies

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS GIVE ACCESS TO GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Our friend Geoff Le Pard had asked, in his comment on yesterday’s post, whether the field at Longslade Bottom had flooded as it had in his youth. Jackie therefore, via South Sway Lane, drove us out toContinue reading “Ever-Changing Skies”

A Murmuration

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS GIVE ACCESS TO LARGER PICTURES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. An underground problem with installation of the new phone line required further attention today. This necessitated a visit from another engineer who completed the task. Jackie then drove us around the forest in a very wet lateContinue reading “A Murmuration”