Month: August 2019

Photography-Mad dogs

So what about Mad dogs- is this turning into a piece about rabid dogs. Well no, the usual statement is “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid day sun”. This is very apt for a bank holiday weekend where good weather is predicted. So what about […]

Photography-End of day-2

This sunset is another of my photographs. There is more to this than a simple sunset. It was because we had gone on a family holiday to a rented cottage in Cornwall. The fact that this was a sunset with the family and that I was now retired […]

Photography-Squirrelling

The same circumstances apply to us. So why did I pick squirrels for this piece? Well they are very appealing close up. The term squirrelling away is to put money aside for a cold winter The papers are full of dire warnings that we are about to enter […]

Photography-Swans, Cygnets

There you are having a quiet afternoon paddle with your partner. Suddenly the cygnets join you and are all squawking and asking to join in. You do with pride but keeping any control is a challenge. Then of course there are those essential skills to master- preening ones […]

Photography- Diversity

These are all traffic lights at the various pedestrian crossing at Trafalgar square I think the seagulls have the best comment about this The most apt comment is to paraphrase Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. I see no ships-just when the battle was about to start.

Photography-Elevenses

There was a ritual at eleven every day. That brief drink – actually a time to catch up with the news (gossip) Suddenly as you are no longer in work there is that empty chair and no one jostling to find a seat. The coffee still tastes the […]

Photography-Water test

First there are clouds, then rain and then a river. This particular site is rather unique. As you can see some of dates go back to 1842. One of the buildings was a bank note printing press in 1916- so it could be said that this river powered […]