Where Is The Body?

A friend of Aaron managed to tow away his truck which needs a new fuel pump. He hopes to have it repaired as soon as possible. On another very grey day I scanned more black and white negatives from May 2008 that didn’t appear in The Magnificent Seven publication. The first selection is from KensalContinue reading “Where Is The Body?”

A B & B With Resident Sleepers

When I walked over the Braemore bridge a couple of days ago, I was aware that Jackie wanted to photograph Queen Anne’s Lace against the sky. I hadn’t known that she had photographed me wielding my camera. When you understand that the screen of the Canon SX700 HS is badly cracked, reducing visibility to aContinue reading “A B & B With Resident Sleepers”

The Earliest Corms

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH MAY BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. THESE CAN BE FURTHER ENLARGED WITH A CLICK OR TWO. This afternoon Jackie drove me to New Hall Hospital for a physiotherapy session with Claire. ThisContinue reading “The Earliest Corms”

Forgotten And Neglected

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. SINGLE IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK WHICH MAY BE REPEATED IF REQUIRED Aaron worked as hard as ever in the garden this morning. LestContinue reading “Forgotten And Neglected”

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”

Up To St Mary & St Nicholas

THE FIRST PICTURE CAN BE ENLARGED BY CLICKING ON IT. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS GALLERIES, MEMBERS OF WHICH MAY BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THEIR PAGES AND CHECKING BOXES AT BOTTOM RIGHT. We arrived at Leatherhead’s Travelodge in time to watch the Six Nations rugby match between IrelandContinue reading “Up To St Mary & St Nicholas”

Going For A Drink

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS ENLARGED GALLERY Late in the morning, Shelly and Ron paid us a visit. After our usual enjoyable conversation we all drove to Otter Garden Centre where we brunched. As we each went our separate ways, Jackie drove me in what developed into a circular routeContinue reading “Going For A Drink”

Friday The Thirteenth

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Why would I go out to photograph a churchyard on such a dull day as was this one? All will become clear later in the post. Here are some of the gravestones in the churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Bransgore; many ivy clad, like this oneContinue reading “Friday The Thirteenth”

Defying Gravity

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Our final resting places are often a matter of circumstance, history, and almost arbitrary geography. So it was for my father, whose grave we visited yesterday, featuring it on my post. Having, apart from his war years in France, spent the majority of his life in andContinue reading “Defying Gravity”

Flower Arranging

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Today is the hundredth anniversary of my father’s birth. Born on Michaelmas Day 1917 he died on Christmas Day 1987, so did not live to see this one. This afternoon Jackie drove herself and me to Elizabeth’s where we decanted into my sister’s car and she droveContinue reading “Flower Arranging”