Dionysus was the Greek God of wine. Purely by chance we saw his statues on a recent visit to the British museum. I have heard of legless due to alcohol but here he seems to be armless. Perhaps an old version of the saying ” one drink didn’t […]
Here are a few photographs that show the recent changes in cash crops Lambs and sheep but these can live in isolated areas. Livestock can need grazing and milking Farming has historically been very reliant on subsidies from the EU- one wonders if that will continue as before […]
This little trip to pick fruit turned out to be remarkably zen- due to the peace of the Fruit farm and with just the fruit to look at.
I hope that this blog reaches you at the same time that Apollo 11 landed on the Moon exactly 50 years ago. I was a youngster at the time and to this day I can recall an early family breakfast to see that famous “first step”. We watched […]
One of the things to savour when you have retired is the time to look around you. Here are some butterflies that I spotted in our garden and in hot house that we visited
Somethings in the 21st Century are better. Think shopping and service industries Others are worse, look at the information we all give away all the time There is more choice in how to travel – including environmentally friendly ways. Others are going out of favour Some habits are […]
As a photography project we were asked to collect pictures which related to a series of topics. One of these was past and present. These are what I found on visiting a nearby cathedral The book of rembrance Past and Present group 2 Raising money to support the […]