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 Wisley

The Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley put on a special show for Christmas.  These are some photographs from their glass house. But it is not all Poinsettia arranged as Christmas trees. Various Animals have also been asked to help There are also the mice who help with tending […]

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 […]

Inspire-Discussion over Coffee

A good meeting with friends over coffee requires a topic of conversation- think book clubs or political discussions- strangely heated at this time. Have you ever discussed Car washing?.  This can have all sorts to angles and should not get too heated (a blessing at this time of […]