Category Archives: Photography

Magnetic north

*** August bank holiday weekend is approaching fast. The weather has been glorious, the skies clear and temperatures pleasant. As I get myself organised this morning it is, quite typically, raining. Today I once again throw the bags in the … Continue reading

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Free as a bird

  All, I have to say, is not right with the world. At least in terms of weather. Granted, it tends to behave beautifully when I really need it to…it is obligingly suited to purpose most of the time. Even … Continue reading

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Blame the heather….

*** “… See you soon…Stay in the car!” He must have known the futility of that message as it winged its way through the ether…I could hear the sighs of despair… I had texted my current location and “… the … Continue reading

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Loving it

*** We spent the morning working, until it was time for the hospital. I left minus bandages and armed with a full complement of skin again, albeit not particularly pretty skin for now. The healing of the burns is going … Continue reading

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Middle of nowhere

*** Another hot, bright day dawned early, so we meandered over towards Stowe landscape gardens near Buckingham. Not so much to see the gardens themselves as a particular church in the grounds there. However, as usually happens, we were waylaid … Continue reading

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Castles in the air

*** It was hot in Windsor yesterday. Very hot. It seemed only sensible to contemplate the enormity of the castle from a table outside the ancient pub with a cold drink. It would, in fact, have been almost impolite not … Continue reading

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Busman’s holiday

*** We started talking pretty much as soon as my guest wandered down this morning. About the same time coffee was made and Ani brought the first of the tennis balls. By the time we eventually got round to going … Continue reading

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Keep out

*** Day one of the holiday began in blazing sunshine and ended in the garden, under the stars and over a rather nice bottle of wine. *** We managed to get into our painted church and spent a good long … Continue reading

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Fire-fox…

*** The wind was bitter… the first flakes of snow mingled with the rain as we crossed the ridge. It would be a long, cold night, in spite of the flame that burned on the western horizon as the sun … Continue reading

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Ordinary joys…

*** My friend has been duly delivered to the coach station and I am home, having a coffee before tackling all the housework, going to my son’s and packing a bag for morning. Tomorrow I am in hospital for surgery … Continue reading

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