A Knight’s Tale (129: Waiting On Barbados Part Two)

Here is a selection from a swimming trip in the waters of Port St Charles harbour: Louisa just had to join the turtles, like pebbles washed by tidal waters, the colours of their carapaces brightly contrasting with their natural element which reflected the skies above. In this last picture, Jessica’s toes curl at top left. On my ramblings around BarbadosContinue reading “A Knight’s Tale (129: Waiting On Barbados Part Two)”

A Knight’s Tale (116: A Ploughing Contest)

On the misty morning of 26th September 1992 I produced a set of photographs of a ploughing contest in Southwell in Nottinghamshire. I could not find the negatives, so I scanned the prints. These images were in such good condition that I had no adjustments to make. Most of the contestants were very skilfully handlingContinue reading “A Knight’s Tale (116: A Ploughing Contest)”

Woodland Ecology

After lunch today I posted https://derrickjknight.com/2021/09/23/a-knights-tale-38-girls/ The day remained largely overcast, but reasonably warm, so, after a trip to Ferndene Farm Shop we took a drive among the forest lanes. I am not sure what these tractors were doing alongside Preston Lane, but they were sending up clouds of dust. We can never normally stopContinue reading “Woodland Ecology”

A Ploughing Contest

Yesterday’s ploughing reminded me of that misty morning of 26th September 1992 when I took a set of photographs of a ploughing contest in Southwell in Nottinghamshire. I could not find the negatives, so I scanned the prints. These images were in such good condition that I had no adjustments to make. Most of theContinue reading “A Ploughing Contest”

Autumn Approaches

Seated in the arbour this morning I was struck by the bright colour change of the Cayratia thompsonii against the garage wall.  Yellow-green was making way for bright red. On September 22nd. I published a photograph of a seed-like object, asking for readers to identify it.  On the picnic table this morning we found evidence that itContinue reading “Autumn Approaches”