The Caribbean Sea

Today was another rainswept blustery day, so I returned to my photographic archives and scanned a dozen slides from May 2004. This was the month in which Sam completed his Atlantic Row, which I have featured from time to time. During the few days waiting for him to arrive in Port St Charles, Barbados, andContinue reading “The Caribbean Sea”

Up Close And Personal

On a largely overcast and humid morning I took an amble down to Roger’s footpath and back. Parsley and fennel are now flowering in the bed opposite the kitchen window. White nicotiana spreads its scent across the patio. The Absolutely Fabulous rose now bears numerous fresh flowers. Violas suspended from the entrance arch to theContinue reading “Up Close And Personal”

‘Is it 25 grams?’

Jackie drove me to and from New Milton to meet Alison who came for a short visit. On the way to the station we made a couple of stops intended to be brief. The first went according to plan, except that the cleaners had been unable to remove barbecue sauce from my white linen jacket. I askedContinue reading “‘Is it 25 grams?’”