Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tea Break

On the way home from London yesterday we stopped off at Canons Ashby in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside for a cup of tea and a piece of cake.  Simple things are sometimes the best.

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View from the Roof

Lunching over looking Whitehall and tea over looking St Paul’s Cathedral – it is a hard life but every now and then it is worth taking a day off – especially when it is your anniversary. Whilst it was a … Continue reading

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How healthy do you feel?

This is a quote from an article I found in the New York Magazine and whilst it is specific to the current mess that the Republican party in the United States are getting themselves into over healthcare it is just … Continue reading

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Move along – nothing to see here

What are we to learn from the two by elections that were held yesterday (23/02/2017)?   Well I am sure there will be a lot of mendacious spinning by all sides some of it might be true but most of … Continue reading

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What to do when you are stuck?

I am still in my creative doldrums and nothing seems to be able to lift my mood.   When in dire straights it is always worth knowing that Disney can offer some simple pleasures in this barren land.   What … Continue reading

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One way ticket to a mad man

One of the joys (?) of photography is that you have to work with the available light.   Yes you can enhance things in post production but without really good light you start to struggle.  Yesterday at Stowe garden was … Continue reading

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Winter sun

In an attempt to purge my system of all the political nonsense floating around this at the moment we visited the most political landscape in Britain – Stowe in Buckinghamshire – short of a busman’s holiday.

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It only took one speech

It only took one speech and the whole British political world suddenly fell apart.   It didn’t matter that the speech was, to say the least, out of step with the current political temperature it was the underlying message that … Continue reading

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I can’t help it but this song keeps going through me head….

Are we at one of those tipping points in history?   I really hope not.

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Oh you pretty things

Everyday the world seems to get just a little crazier than before…little things and big things I just can’t keep up.  No matter.  This morning as a means to ease this craziness I made these two quick drawings…I present to … Continue reading

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