Travel Challenge Reveal

The 10 day travel challenge required no explanation of the chosen pictures. Now is the time to elaborate a bit. Day 1 featured a splendid toyshop in, I believe, Monpazier, one of southwest France’s Bastide towns, which I visited with friends Maggie and Mike in September 2003. More about such towns, with photographs, appears inContinue reading “Travel Challenge Reveal”

The Official Welcome

It is clear that William Shakespeare was an Englishman if only because of his song, ‘When That I Was And a Little Tiny Boy’ from ‘Twelfth Night’, the refrain of which is: ‘For the rain it raineth every day’. He knew our weather. Becky and Ian returned home this afternoon, managing safely to negotiate the still disruptedContinue reading “The Official Welcome”

Crossing The Line

Our new granddaughter’s name is Poppy, which we rather like. Although the weather was warmer and sunnier today, Becky’s photograph of Scooby sunning himself in my chair, illustrated the general lack-lustre mood of the still recovering party. It was therefore another good day for scanning colour slides from May 2004, and incidentally reducing the tensionContinue reading “Crossing The Line”