Black And White Discoveries

Today I had more fun scanning the old black and white negatives. Let us begin with two large format ones from 1957, both taken in the garden of 29a Stanton Road, London, SW20, where I grew up. My mother and sister, Jacqueline, stand in the garden of theĀ upstairs three bedroomed rented maisonette in which myContinue reading “Black And White Discoveries”

A Family Outing And A Disappearing Act

Continuing our post-Christmas sort out, I came across a Fortnum and Mason picnic hamper from a previous Wolf and Luci Christmas present. This now contains various items of photographic interest, including some early negatives and slides. I scanned four black and white negatives from a family trip to Richmond Park in 1962. Three of theseContinue reading “A Family Outing And A Disappearing Act”

Wimbledon College As I Knew It

After our day in the sun, we are now in the grip of storm Gertrude. And they have only been given names in alphabetical order since the beginning of the year. Winds approach 50 m.p.h. We have had no snow, so quite how a pair of snow-owls came to be on theirĀ perch in the garden,Continue reading “Wimbledon College As I Knew It”