Blackberrying

  ALL IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED BY CLICKING ON THEM; THE SMALLER IMAGES GIVE ACCESS TO  LARGER GALLERIES. Today, I scanned another batch of black and white negatives from 1985. Here is a view of the garden of the gite, where Jessica basked in the evening sun. Here Matthew introduces Sam and Louisa to farmyardContinue reading “Blackberrying”

Mordred’s Conception

This morning I posted my final photograph of the Filling Facebook with Nature project. This is it. It featured in my Kingsbury’s Lane post of 14th January 2014. Jackie continued with the clearance and soil replenishment of Margery’s Bed. I rendered a certain minimal assistance in carrying away weeds and clippings, and carting compost. Aaron andContinue reading “Mordred’s Conception”

He Was Not Alone

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Here is my third photograph in the seven day Filling Facebook with Nature project. I posted it after lunch. It first appeared in Walls, my post of 21st September 2014. On another wet day, I scanned some more black and white negatives from October 1983. These covered aContinue reading “He Was Not Alone”

Incontrovertible Clarification

In recent days I have begun reading Neal Ascherson’s ‘Black Sea’. Last night on BBC iPlayer Jackie and I watched John Landis’s 2010 send-up of the ‘Burke and Hare’ tragedy. I thought it perhaps questionable that such an horrific story based on two real serial killers should be thought fitting for comedy. Nevertheless I did,Continue reading “Incontrovertible Clarification”