Category: Travel

Travelling home for Christmas

Christmas day is  now just 2 days away so I hope that your plans are either well advanced or complete by now. This is, depending on your views;-a 2020 year old tradition, or a song title and also the message of a well known film. It was emphasised […]

Photography-Blue,Red to Green

We live in strange times- quite rightly we are concerned about global warming and the resulting climate change.  Yet despite that we say one thing and do the other At this time of year its cold and some years we get snow.   So far this year its […]

Photography-Christmas

Its only 9 days to go till 25th December and the preparations are getting very intense. During a recent visited London there was an opportunity to take a few photos. First the West End   Bond Street   These are views of St Paul’s Cathedral The front of  […]

Books, Dear Boy, Books

This is to rephrase that classic quote “Events dear boy Events”, from the MacMillan era after the invasion of Suez in 1956.  There is much debate as to who actually said this first.  Despite that uncertainty in the interim it has become folk lore. The other is that […]

Imperial War Museum-Things to discuss

I hope you’ll appreciate that there are no photographs from the Holocaust Gallery of the Imperial War Museum London  to accompany this piece.  Partly it is the ruling from the Imperial War Museum and also because the images themselves are quite disturbing. The gallery was only recently revamped […]