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

Christmas….

Cold damp morning with only geese for company…bliss for just a short while. I hope you have a peaceful Christmas by whatever way measure you might which to apply.

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Slipping on Goose Sh*t…..

If you’ve ever spent anytime with Canada Geese (or any geese for that matter) the one thing they are very good at is converting grass into goose and and goose shit. Combine the later with a heavy down poor and … Continue reading

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The Night After the Day Before….

So we had 1 minute more daylight today – yippee! I’m really not sure when the winter solstice started but the night before (or is that the night of? really not sure.) the moon was out for a couple of … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice in Tier 3…

So many great plans for today. So many. Then they all fell away with a mixture of bad weather and a final realisation that the person who is leading the country is utterly inept, useless, dangerous…I could go on but … Continue reading

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Park Life…

The older I get the more I seem to enjoy just sitting around watching the world go by and there is no better place to do that in than a city park. Of course the world I was watching was … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Remainer….

One of the joys of being laid up for a few days with a bad cold (no it isn’t covid as I have. none of the symptoms – I just like I had a cold – there is a difference) … Continue reading

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Damp Under Foot…

The past few winters have been odd affairs. Not too cold and really very little snow but we certainly got a lot of rain. This winter is officially 7 days old and so far it is very mush the same … Continue reading

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Back to the Future….

25th of August 2011 – This is when this photograph of a sparrowhawk devouring its kill was the last photograph that I would classify as a long lens wildlife shot (In this case a Canon 500mm). Shortly after this I … Continue reading

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Standing in the Dark Road….

05:45 hrs on a cold winter morning, yes winter is here, taking photographs of a full moon. Not sure what any of the neighbours would have thought if they had glanced blurry eyed out at me in the road and … Continue reading

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Who Knows Who is in Charge?….

Does anyone really know what is happening as far as the English covid 19 tier system is concerned? I really don’t think that the Prime Minister does as he seems to weeble and wobble about with no sense of direction … Continue reading

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