No More Shell Building

IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED BY CLICKING ON THEM – TWICE IF NECESSARY As usual when I travel to London, Waterloo, Jackie drove me to and from New Milton today. Apart from the fact that the ticket office was closed because the system wasn’t working, and I held up the queue for the machine on theContinue reading “No More Shell Building”

‘If It’s Worth A Photograph……’

Today’s advent picture is similar to the first, but has a different coloured central star.  This seems to me to offer far more variation than one would see today.  It is worthy of note that there are very few pedestrians admiring the window display and the vehicles on Regent Street in December 1963 are allContinue reading “‘If It’s Worth A Photograph……’”

Britain’s Leading Ladies

Jackie delivered me to Southampton Parkway in plenty of time for the Waterloo train for my visits to my London friends; and the service was subject to delay because of electrical supply problems.  I therefore occupied myself with an idle amble. Readers will know that I am a Victor Meldrew when it comes to grammarContinue reading “Britain’s Leading Ladies”

The Abdication

Jackie drove me to and from Southampton for my trip to London to visit first Norman, then Carol. I chose the Golden Jubilee Bridge route to walk to Green Park. The South Bank living sculpture I had photographed on 18th June had, as usual, caught the eye of another lens wielder. Making my way toContinue reading “The Abdication”

A Different Mother Each Day

After Jackie delivered me to Southampton Parkway for my trip to visit Norman, my train journey was almost uneventful.  No doubt taking the Quiet zone notices literally, a taciturn young man opposite me, sporting an attenuated Mohican that had recently been mown, said nothing and did not take his eyes off the screen of hisContinue reading “A Different Mother Each Day”