Well, that’s embarrassing. 1st March already and my first post of 2017… Ashamed of myself! Here are a few suitably random pics just to show that I haven’t hibernated the whole time since I last posted!
Earlier this week our photographic group of four took a photo-trip to London, combining this with taking a look at the exhibition Strength for Life at St Martin-in-the-Fields as Pam, one of our number, had a winning portrait on show. … Continue reading
Posted in People, Philosophical, Photography, Random
Tagged #randomactsofkindness, Big Issue, cabbie, city, F.action, kindness, London, pay it forward, people, random acts of kindness, stranger
Well, that took me by surprise. It’s almost the end of January and I’ve not even wished you well for the New(ish) Year…. It’s been rather a downbeat start. We cancelled a visit to friends for New Year’s Eve as … Continue reading
Our mercy mission the other day saw us taking an impromptu wander around the delightful Cotswold village of Painswick which happened to be holding its Artburst festival. Part of this took place in the Painswick Centre, an impressive facility for … Continue reading
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I’ve had a couple of brief sessions making myself twiddle buttons I don’t normally fiddle with and try out a few things on the camera. Some interesting faux reflections in pictures from Clive Haynes and Malcolm Addison in our camera club … Continue reading
Well, there are still 348 days left of 2014, so I will say Cheers! to the New Year, albeit rather belatedly. I wish you all the best for those 348 days, hoping the first 17 haven’t been too dusty for … Continue reading
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A pleasant day… A long-delayed meet-up with friends… A few good laughs… Better weather than anticipated… A tasty and convivial pub lunch… Good news of friends and family on the mend… A couple of photos published… Booked for Kate Rusby’s … Continue reading
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As the chutney-in-the-making photo in the last blog was a bit dubious to say the least, I thought I’d ferret out a few of the more finished products from recent bouts of domesticity. I think it’s an atavistic urge, like … Continue reading
It’s generally a bit of fun going to a retro/vintage event, and there are popular eras for this; we get quite a few 1940s re-enactors at local venues, for instance, and they are always very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the era. … Continue reading
Posted in Locality, Random
Tagged 1960s, Avoncroft, childhood, craft, event, games, retro, Scalextric, Spirograph, tie-dye, vintage, Worcestershire
A few weeks ago we were up in Yorkshire briefly to visit family, and I thought we’d pop into Bradford on the way back to see what they’d done with the new City Park, having seen some pictures of this. Unfortunately … Continue reading