I Wish I’d Brought A Carrot.

Last night we watched the first episode of series 3 of The Crown. Apart from the political aspects of the Wilson premiership I well¬†¬†remember the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. At the time I was working close to Westminster Bridge and photographed the queue of thousands waiting to pay their respects to his lyingContinue reading “I Wish I’d Brought A Carrot.”

A Regatta

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 Today’s photographs will show how overcast and dull was the weather. They were taken early this afternoon. What they don’t show is neither that the rainContinue reading “A Regatta”

The More Hardy

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 After a night of heavy rain of which, I am happy to say, I was oblivious, Jackie drove us around the lanes of Sway and Tiptoe.Continue reading “The More Hardy”

Expect Equine 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 With yesterday’s snow now but a memory, today held a real promise of spring. The Culinary Queen made us a picnic lunch, half of which weContinue reading “Expect Equine Visitors”

Recycled Metals

Although the sky clouded over later, the sun gleamed over Minstead and its environs as I set off on the Matthew and Oddie walk this morning. There must have been quite a lot of rain during the night, for water streamed off the fields and into the recently drier ditches. The pothole pools were replenished.Continue reading “Recycled Metals”