Photography-Life skills

This has been a record breaking warm Bank Holiday. So it was time to enjoy which  became a time for reflection. I was tasked to set up the Barbecue-sadly I am out of practice. I didn’t start with enough coals on the first attempt so the whole thing […]

Photography-London Eye

Its a key landmark for the city with other things to see nearby. Nearby are other significant items. The Houses of Parliament. A soldier in classic Guards uniform. A memorial to those who volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War between 1939 and 1939, with 526 being […]

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 […]