When one is retired there is a need to create a new set of challenges. Rowing on a Concept 2 provides a striking but attainable target. To go somewhere without the challenges of leaving anywhere. Their log of the meters rowed give just that. The April issue of […]
Just a spring walk at Wisley with a camera There was a striking number of benches around the gardens in remembrance of those who had passed away. Their ages varied from 3 to 40, 50 and 75. One of them had an inspiring quote. “ I like to […]
Have you ever been to Trafalgar Square and really looked around. No, I mean really looked at what is there. Certainly Nelsons column is dominant and is what gives the place it character. If one wants to be inspired I suggest visiting the National Galley and Portrait Gallery […]
Bath is a city that is interesting because it shows ways of keeping warm over at least the last 2000 years. We visited in January and although it was freezing we were able to swim out doors. This was because we were in the thermal baths. Actually the […]
I hope you are inspired by these photographs which give another view of the chimney and its variations. With the issues arising from climate change what will our view be in future?
It is often forgotten how important coal was to the economy until the middle of the 20th Century. The Willoughby family wealth came from coal mining. Their home at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham reflects the situation at that time. The following photographs are of the house and gardens. […]
We have heard the name but maybe are not fully sure about the full story. So what about Anemoi and Zephyrus? No I didn’t know about them either. It all started when the Captain went on the radio and said “Speedbird-639 request permission to start engines and push […]
Writing a blog is said to be about words and ideas however it has challenged me to take better photographs. The old saying that one picture saves a thousand words is all too true. One of the places to visit if you are keen on your photography is […]