Afternoon Tea I got up cheerily from my armchair. “How about a nice cup of tea, Julia?” “That would be wonderful Hon!” She replied, sitting rigidly on the edge of the sofa. I hurried to the kitchen, poured her some Earl Grey, added 4 drops of 2Die4, a handy internet purchase, decorated a side plate … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (28.4.19)
He hesitated a moment between Major Tom and Rocket Man. Either would have been a fitting soundtrack to his last spacewalk. In the end however he chose neither Bowie nor Elton but the Grateful Dead’s Dark Star as a musical epitaph as his oxygen slowly but inexorably sputtered out. (279 characters) It’s time once again … Continue reading Twittering Tales
Photo Credit: Susan Spaulding Another street corner It was like any other nameless street corner in a nondescript island town. It could have been in the Caribbean or in the Pacific or on any other Tropical Island. There was just the right number of stray dogs and random children kicked up the dust with a … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (21.4.19)
Beneath the Bridge He set off from the river’s edge alongside the old stone bridge. Cool, shallow water, filtered between his toes. As he waded across the river, his little sister’s pink plastic sandal straps, cut deep into the fleshy prominences of his feet. He didn’t like adventuring into the water barefoot, and now his … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (7.4.19)
I took a photo in the garden the day before yesterday with my mobile phone, and although I was pleased with the result, I though the red was a little pinkish, and slightly unnatural. I decided to take a few more with my Mirrorless Sony (A7R), but when I loaded them into Lightroom I was … Continue reading Oh no, such a silly photographic error!
Sometimes I think I spend a lot of time testing things and here I go again. What I’m trying to do here is to post almost entirely with my voice, so I am dictating this using my mobile phone, adding in the feature photo, and then posting it. As you’ve probably guessed the method is … Continue reading Chance encounter
We met some good friends today at Clumber Park and had a nice walk along the lake. It wasn’t as warm as we would have liked it to be, but the sun shone most of the time, and as long as we kept moving, we were fine. One of the hardest things to do was … Continue reading A day out in Clumber park