An Eye On Proceedings

Regular readers may know that our downstairs loo is designated ‘Print Room’ because that is what the walls carry. She already has a copy of this one from “Christmas at Downton”, beside her computer station. Today, at her request, I printed another to be enjoyed at her convenience. This time I toned the colour saturationContinue reading “An Eye On Proceedings”


This morning Becky e-mailed me this superb photograph to add to Louisa’s collection. She captured it in Llanberis in 1986. The story is that Jessica, who was driving, stopped the car and dashed up the rock to take in the view. Becky saw the action and the outfit – an Alison Ellen hand knit, aContinue reading “Boomps-A-Daisy”

Garden Visitors

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 Regular readers will know that Elizabeth’s friends, Pauline and Jo were unable to reach us on a recent planned visit, because of a traffic problem onContinue reading “Garden Visitors”

Two Pom-Poms And A Perpetual Calendar

This morning I printed a set of photographs of his work last Sunday for Aaron. Jackie liked this one so much that I produced one for her. It shows Aaron’s careful sensitivity in showing his nephew his craft. Afterwards I photographed those items I missed yesterday of which Jackie is justifiably proud. This is anContinue reading “Two Pom-Poms And A Perpetual Calendar”

The Lady Of Shalott

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENHANCE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This morning I made this crop of a photograph taken at Burley in May, and Jackie turned it into a birthday card for Bill, whose party we were to attend later. Among the various tasks carried out by Aaron was heavily pruning a spent philadelphus. Bending theContinue reading “The Lady Of Shalott”

First Christmas Cold

Poor little Poppy, at four months today, has a cold. This reminded me of my sadness when Sam first cut himself. Our granddaughter spent much of the morning in her customary position on her Dad’s arm. After lunch, she perked up and, clad in her Christmas fairy outfit made by Granny, showed determined concentration in openingContinue reading “First Christmas Cold”