A Regatta

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT Today’s photographs will show how overcast and dull was the weather. They were taken early this afternoon. What they don’t show is neither that the rainContinue reading “A Regatta”

Colour Coordinated

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE THEM. REPEAT IF REQUIRED We are in the midst of a fortnight of predicted rainy days. at 8.35 this morning it was necessary to employ flash to photograph the weather gauge puddle in the gutter outside our front garden, and the delightfully resilient winter flowering cherry that, at this rateContinue reading “Colour Coordinated”

Going Back

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. “Treasure Island”, “Gulliver’s Travels”, and “The Wind in The Willows”, are just three long-term classics that have been marketed as children’s books. I keep no such distinction on my library shelves. That is probably why Penelope Lively’s “Going Back” stands alongside Mario Vargas Llosa’s “In Praise ofContinue reading “Going Back”

900 Years Of History

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Steady rain fell all morning. This, therefore, seemed to be the day to visit Lymington Hospital to subject myself to blood tests and x-rays at theirContinue reading “900 Years Of History”

The Weather

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP IN ORDER TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, EACH MEMBER OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT Early this morning we attended to bits of my body. First, Jackie drove us to the GP surgery in Milford on Sea where IContinue reading “The Weather”

The Grass Is Greener

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. “We must find a lamb,” announced Jackie this morning. “To prove it is Spring”. So we did. Quite a few in fact. This wasn’t veryContinue reading “The Grass Is Greener”

Husky Models

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Today, for the most part, was overcast and dull, although the sun did emerge on our way back from Calshot where Jackie drove us this afternoon. WeContinue reading “Husky Models”

Demobilisation

CLICK ON ANY ITEM IN THE GROUP TO ACCESS THE GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE ENLARGED BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING THE BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. THE THREE INDIVIDUAL PICTURES CAN EACH BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK This morning I scanned another batch of colour negatives from June 2003. At that time IContinue reading “Demobilisation”

The More Hardy

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT After a night of heavy rain of which, I am happy to say, I was oblivious, Jackie drove us around the lanes of Sway and Tiptoe.Continue reading “The More Hardy”