This is the view from the spa last week, before the snow and the river flooding and the return to deep freeze temperatures. Even without all those, it doesn’t look warm and hospitable. It’s not. It’s been bleak here since … Continue reading
Susan has brought me to Rome for a short break. We’ve been together for a number of years now but this is the first real holiday we’ve had together without other family members of one kind or another tagging along. … Continue reading
Canada has two winter sports passions- hockey and curling. The world understands hockey, it’s like any other team sport with opposing nets, except on ice with fights. Curling is just weird.
Trying to get more exercise, I’ve taken to walking round the village of an evening/night. The church is particularly pretty, all lit up like bloody fairyland…
A new(ish) month, a new contract. It’s becoming a bit of a theme – although this one is apparently taking me through to at least April, probably longer. So I’ll have to find other things to photograph from next month… … Continue reading
I’ve been in Spain for the last week, near Barcelona. The beginning of the week was great.
England is awash, America’s east coast is still frantically battling successive onslaughts of ice and snow while the west is a dust bowl and Quebec, is….Quebec. The plow’s been by four times in the past 48 hours, I’ve shovelled the … Continue reading
As I write this I am on a train, returning from our monthly pilgrimage to the Science Museum. Once a month (last Wednesday of the month, except in December) the museum opens late for an adults only night. A museum … Continue reading