Chancing Their Claws

I was prompted by ‘Time Clock’, today’s thought-provoking post from SueW, to visit my library to retrieve a teenage poem I penned more than sixty years ago. I began with the classic iambic pentameter, then tried something more concrete. Through mirky windows on this the gloomiest morning of the week I watched still timid visitorsContinue reading “Chancing Their Claws”

Shooting One-Handed

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN THE CLUSTER TO ACCESS THE GALLERY, ANY MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL-SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CHECKING THE BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. THE LONE PICTURE CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK. Soon after Mat, Tess, and Poppy returned home I watched the recorded thrilling final quarterContinue reading “Shooting One-Handed”

“Look, He’s Posing”

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE OR ACCESS GALLERIES This morning Jackie drove us to Lymington for me to take photographs that might be suitable for the walls of Lal Quilla restaurant. Raj had asked me for some a couple of days ago. I began with a few featuring the building itself. The surrounding area includesContinue reading ““Look, He’s Posing””

In The Verges

Today was sunny and warmer. I made my way this morning down to Roger’s footpath and back. This was more of a hobble than a ramble, but the swelling on the knee has subsided and I have left off the Ibuprofen. To be found in the verges of Downton Lane are: CrocusesCelandines Primroses Primulas MoreContinue reading “In The Verges”

The Lost Earring

On a moist and murky morning I accompanied Jackie to Lymington Hospital for a follow up examination after her recent x-ray. She saw a thorough and helpful physiotherapist who will now refer her for an MRI scan of her knee. Serious rain set in for the afternoon during which I scanned another batch of uncataloguedContinue reading “The Lost Earring”

Lal Quilla

This morning Jackie drove us to Lymington Hospital where she had her knee x-rayed. We were very impressed with this well-laid out building, making it easy to find the walk-in service, and the efficiency of that provision when we arrived. Afterwards we parked behind the High Street and walked down to the quay, where JackieContinue reading “Lal Quilla”