Author Archives: Guthlac

About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can

On a Lighter Note….

Having commented on the possible cronyism and sleaze at Westminster it is a great relief to get back to much more interesting things – the avian dinosaurs in and around my house. This was an especially interesting few days as … Continue reading

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Sniff Test….

One of the more ludicrous aspects of British politics at the moment is the charge that the Labour Party and Sir Kier Starmer is not up the job. It seams that each day brings new opinion editorials decrying Keir Starmer’s … Continue reading

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Nothing to Say….

‘…If you have nothing to say then say nothing…better still have something to say and say it…’ Possibly Sir Humphrey Appleby

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Covid Bird Watching….

I really don’t know whether it is Covid or just getting old but the thought of going out and capturing bird images is a little bit off of the radar at the moment. Instead I have been trying to capture … Continue reading

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We didn’t start the fire…

In a time when it seems standards in public life haven’t reached any significant height of propriety in so very long is it any wonder that our former Prime Minister but one has been caught with this snout well and … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Watching

In this over connected world full of people crying out to be looked at there appears to be one eternal truth. Nobody is Watching. Of course there are the exceptions but they are so few and far between that from … Continue reading

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Having a Cuppa….

What better than sitting in the garden and having a cup of tea when some friends decided to pop round. No covid regulations were broken in the making of these images.

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Tubular Bells…

After all the excitement of being allowed out, and it really did feel like a release, it was time just to take stock and makes some art – it also helped that the unseasonal summer weather we’ve enjoyed has been … Continue reading

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Not going out….

The days are getting longer and I can now start to sit outside in my garden and watch the world go bye whilst drinking my afternoon tea. That may well be the most cliched english thing I do but I … Continue reading

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Spring time ….

Not sure if I’ve mentioned it before but one of the YouTube channels I follow is Gold Shaw Farm. It can get a bit ‘Our Tune‘ at the moment from time to time but on the whole the ducks, chickens, … Continue reading

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