We’re used to having life our own way. We stay for one more drink. Have one more biscuit from the tin. Watch five minutes more television before bed. Turn one more page of the book we’re reading. The great promise of life is that there is always time for one more. Death allows no such … Continue reading The Fresh Sea Breeze
I’ve got a bunch of albums that I could pick a photo from for today’s post. Shots from Berlin, Budapest and elsewhere in Europe that suffered under the jackboot. But I liked this one, taken in Auschwitz in 2013. It offers a bit more hope than some of the others. Today is about remembering the … Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day
Mrs P and I will regularly stop on our walks to take a photo or two. If I share mine, I likely share it with you here on my blog. Mrs P sends hers to her dad in Mexico City. He likes seeing where Mrs P has been and what she’s doing. Sometimes, Mrs P … Continue reading The Unseen Photo
The photo is a throw back to the good old days, when it was possible to fly off to exotic locations and explore, eat and photograph everything to your hearts content. It Marrakesh, 2013. A lifetime ago. Before the plague. Simple times. You booked a flight and some accommodation, and off you went. My initial … Continue reading Holiday 2021
I have hundreds of photo albums, hosted on Flickr and iCloud. I have a favourite amongst them. It’s the one with the greatest number of technically rubbish shots in it. The subject material is often dross. And I love them all. Every so often, I have a look through the album, which contains photos taken … Continue reading Three Six Five
Trump is gone, after four long years. Hallelujah. The virus still thrives, more than a year on from its debut. Alack and alas. But what, if anything have we learned from these testing times? I shall venture to offer a few opinions, if I may. Shall I start with this. I watched Trump giving his … Continue reading What Did We Learn?
I took the photo from Bournemouth pier, from which you can see three of the towns main attractions. There's the Oceanarium, with the recent addition of a penguin enclosure. There's the beach, which is the number one attraction when the sun puts in an appearance. And behind them both is the orange brick Bournemouth International … Continue reading The Mass Vaccination Centre