Now You See It, Now You Don’t

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Today was warmer and just one uniform shade of grey. This morning we travelled by car to New Milton where I visited the dry cleaners, the post office, and the bank. I collected cleaning, mailed a parcel and someContinue reading “Now You See It, Now You Don’t”

Overwintering At Lepe

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THE SMALLER GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES. Late this morning Jackie drove us to Lepe where we enjoyed a brunch in the cafe by the beach. Gulls scavenged among the pebbles and the seaweed that proved there is a stronger wet smell than that of damp dog. You see, the seaweed aromaContinue reading “Overwintering At Lepe”

Defending Southampton Water

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. On another splendid September summer’s morning, Jackie drove us to Calshot and back. Calshot Beach had just two occupants: the proverbial one man and his dog. A woman was discussing the refurbishment of her beach hut. What had at first seemed a simple carpentry job had developed into aContinue reading “Defending Southampton Water”