On Thursday after Renegade Readers the snow was falling and as usual with about one inch everything ground down to a snail’s pace. I missed the shorter bus journey so … Continue reading Bus Journey
Those of you who follow this blog may remember that I quite regularly photograph a tree just outside my side gate through all the seasons and weather. Overnight the snow fell and created patterns of black and white. There are interesting background walls of brick, black paint and the white sky which help the compositions. Even amidst the ice the new buds of Spring are appearing.
Renegade Readers met again in Newcastle under Lyme Library and we welcomed yet another new member. As we left the snow was falling heavily which fitted well one of the books read out.
Today’s selection included –
A selection from Eowyn Ivey‘s novel The Snow Child
Another wide ranging collection and as always it is so enjoyable to hear people read to you, especially work you don’t know or have forgotten about. If you wish to attend the next meeting at at 11am on Thursday February 26th at Newcastle under Lyme Library, you can come along and read something or like some people comealong and listen and join in the conversation.
I went for a walk today along the route I had planned for the Photowalk on 22nd February. May have to change things as I slipped over twice, we seem to … Continue reading Familiar themes
My new Project for 2015 is each month I will take a self portrait photograph as someone in a photograph or painting I appreciate. I’ve started fairly easily with Dylan Thomas (in my version considerably balder), when I think he was directing Under Milk Wood in NYC. The smoking certainly wasn’t easy and I kept forgetting to take my glasses off. There will be some more adventurous subjects in the coming months.
Today a blog came in to my Reader from The Gravel Ghost where she photographed an orchard. In August last year I visited a friend in France, opposite his home is … Continue reading Nuts again – grrrrr