Category: Inspiration

Photography-Regent Canal London

Transport continues to evolve.  These are photographs I took while visiting Kings Cross, St Pancras.  The Regent Canal was started in 1812 after an act of Parliament and the first section opened in 1816 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regent%27s_Canal It will be 200 years old in 2020 see below for more details […]

Photography-More tea vicar?

Having looked at quite a few blogs I am starting to appreciate that its all about making contact.  Some of the pieces are about inspiring others to go travel, see places or try new things.  I keep thinking that all those blogs about fitness must be possible but […]

Photography-Coventry Cathedral

I hope that you have read the piece about the destruction of Coventry Cathedral in 1940.  Photography-Pilgrimage, Reconciliation This piece concentrates on the reconstructed cathedral which was built between 1956 and 1962.  We had wanted to visit because we had seen the Graham Sutherland tapestry at Basildon Park.  […]

Inspire-Brexit-Don’t panic

It was meant to be a routine shop. Step 1 Order a copy of David Cameron’s book.  I wanted to understand how the country  got into this situation https://www.waterstones.com/book/for-the-record/david-cameron/9781785176593 2 Get milk and other essentials. 3 Noticed that the store was down to last jar of Mango Chutney […]

Inspired-Hogs Back Blog

When one is retired there is a chance to do all those things you missed whilst working. A recent one was a visit to the Hogs Back brewery.  They opened in 1992 having had the owner perfect the brewing process with the help of local inhabitants (wonder where […]

Inspire-Blog/…..ology- Its now official

There was an earlier post celebrating the achievement of  getting an …….ology.  I wonder if the same applies to Blogging.  Obviously the term blogology is not in everyday use although there was an article about it in 2002. http://www.wordyard.com/2002/07/24/blogology/   However the principles behind blogging are perhaps what […]