Apple Juice

This morning I made a start on sorting and scanning 20 years of random film negatives.  The first strip was not my own.  It was taken in January 1984 by John Gordon, a friend of my sister Elizabeth.  This shot featured in the Southampton Daily Echo.  Sponsored in aid of Hilldene, her son Adam Keenan’sContinue reading “Apple Juice”


Late this morning Jackie drove us to The Firs for a gardening session.  A barbecue was on offer.  It was a blustery day with intermittent rain.  This didn’t really affect the horticultural activities, but it did mean that the barbecue was held in the kitchen. On 15th of this month (see post) Jackie and IContinue reading “Dragonology”

Family Pride

Last night at Le Code Bar I was the proudest man there.  The television room seemed to have been commandeered by raucus English pride.  I sat quietly choking throughout the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.  By the time it finished it was well into today.  Consequently I didn’t wake up this morning until the unheard ofContinue reading “Family Pride”