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Spring

Spring is slowly turning into summer here on the 54th parallel north, I wonder how it is in Unalaska Island who is on the same degree of latitude as us. We may not have the sprawling majesty of Alaska but our lake is looking very pretty right now. All the wild growth around it is…

Photograph The World…

A few years ago I decided to play about with making my own photograph worlds.  The first one is just outside Kendal in the Lake District, the second my take on a water world, which happens to be Lake Coniston, also in the Lake District.   mini worldphotographywater world

Photography…

As a lot of my readers will know, I love to take photographs and have done since I was 14.  My first job was as a photographic lab technician in charge of enlargements for the company and correcting photographs that had things in them that needed to vanish, a process called spotting.  I had to…

And then there was light…

I took this photograph at our local cemetery, the sun was in the perfect place as though the angle was touching it.  We have so many statues there if I took a photo of one each day it would take well ever a year to feature them all. anglesB&Wblack and whitecemeteryphotographphotographystatues

Art…

I love art, and that may be seen as pretentious to some, but I love art.  When I started my English Language and Literature degree we studied art for many many months, and at first, I did not understand why, but then after a few weeks we had to write critical reviews of the pieces, or study…

Day in the Lakes

This morning M and I decided that we would go to the Lakes for the day.  We got there at 10 am and went to many places throughout the day.  This B&W was in Wordsworth country (Rydal).  Such a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by. Lilu-Dallas relaxing on the drive.  Harper-Lee…

Blogging, a short history

I used to blog, and I really do me blog a lot.  From mid 2003 till late 2008 I had my own server, I blogged about everything many many times a day, and I loved it.  But at the end of my blogging days, I had family members criticising me about content that I put…