Extra Time

Before visiting Mum at Woodpeckers this morning, Jackie drove us to Ober Water where I photographed the stream and its reflections as I clambered among the roots and grasses. The acute sunlight etched shadows across the land and the water. Acorns, like Pooh sticks, floated gently down the stream. At first we had the woodlandContinue reading “Extra Time”

Playing On Ober Water

For Christmas Danni and Andy gave us a self assembly natty little copper and brass soap holder. Aaron of A,P, Maintenance, with some trepidation because he had never drilled through tiles before, assembled and fixed it for us. As he said, “You never know what you can do until you try”. We think it wasContinue reading “Playing On Ober Water”

The Path To Deadman Hill

The day before yesterday I finished reading being the final novel in the trilogy of the Larkin family, first featured in “Freak Of Fate” in which I described the first book; how I came by it; and the amazing coincidence of the address on the flyleaf, also borne by this Book Club edition published byContinue reading “The Path To Deadman Hill”

Dear Photographer

Before Jackie drove me to Donna-Marie in┬áPoulner for my very occasional haircut, I walked the Bull Lane/Trusty Servant loop. A knotted mass of mossy tree roots in the strip of forest alongside Upper Drive always has me wondering whether Celtic designers, all those centuries ago, had gained their inspiration from similar natural phenomena. At theContinue reading “Dear Photographer”