And another thing…

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Being ill is soooo boring…. I’d forgotten, because I almost never get bugs – only something really bad can get past my over-active immune system. And this one is a corker. I had hoped to be up and about today, … Continued

Daffodils

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Soooooo ill…… Not happy. Going to stop whining now. See you on the other side.

Partial compensation

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I decided to go to a photography workshop at Wellesbourne this afternoon. “Why?” said R, who had spent the morning listening to me alternately impersonating final-reel Doc Holliday and a large hedgehog. “I need to get a critical opinion on … Continued

Foreground interest

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It rained. And it rained. And it rained. And it rained. And then it thought about it, and rained some more. But more heavily this time. All my weather forecasts had said that it would rain in the morning, but … Continued

The Staffordshire Hoard

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R and I spent the day in Birmingham; in the morning we went to the City Museum and Art Gallery to take a look at the Staffordshire Hoard, and then after lunch we did a little shopping. Much coffee was … Continued

Mono Monday: Can’t Live Without…

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Air. Water. Food. Functioning internal organs. Really, there’s nothing else one can’t live without. There are people, of course, and/or animals, whom one’s mind shies away from the thought of being without – but most of us know people who’ve … Continued

Gras

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“Oh, I know,” I said, “I’ll do a macro of a couple of asparagus spears. But I’ve posted raw gras before – today I’ll put cooked spears on my black base, and drizzle lemon oil over them. Easy.” Not easy. … Continued

Vintage

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Things I like, which were all to be found in Bonds of Stratford today: Vintage light fittings – my current favourite being the one top left of this shot. I have an antique light hanging over my desk, but it’s … Continued

Going home

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R and I went into Stratford for lunch today, and afterwards I took a walk down to the Avon, to bank a few shots in case my afternoon plan didn’t come off. Although the light wasn’t great, and in fact … Continued

Dreaming of dragons

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I saw a very sad photo yesterday, of a dragonfly which had half-emerged too early from its larva (the egg having been laid in warmish water) before being killed by the cold. It made me long for the dragon days … Continued

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