Happy New Year to all my friends and family xx
I am still recovering from my Virus, I am back walking the dogs but feel for most of the time weak as a kitten. I have managed to take some photographs, I got two books by Don McCullum for Christmas I am inspired again by his photography.
Yesterday started off with a long walk on a beautiful sunny but frosty day, later I started to feel ill and developed a a tummy bug which kept me up all night. Today I have spent the day in bed which is an unusual thing for me to do.
A day for slouching around if you can get away with it, I have hung up some pictures we have bought back from Manchester and not much else. I had better at some point wrap up Karen’s presents. She knows what they are as she bought them, I did however make the effort of beingContinue reading “Christmas eve”
The French have a passion for Christmas lights, there is a village Haget close by that goes the extra mile and almost every house puts on some sort of display, It’s not Las Vegas or Blackpool for that matter but a lot of fun never the less.
Not a lot a happened today, walked the dogs, tidied a bit, cut some wood, went and got some petrol for the chain saw, it was however a fine day 14 deg and sunny, sorry UK
My blogging has been patchy recently a combination of being away from home traveling back and a bad cold which is thankfully getting better, hopefully I now I am back in the swing. The hardest part is finding new locations and taking better and better photos, I have just completed module four of my courseContinue reading “Amazing sky”
We are back in Manchester and about to leave for France, we are glad to be heading home. The weather has improved but with the long-range forecast predicting more snow. We have not done half of what we wanted to do but still managed to spend a small fortune roughly equivalent to the GDP ofContinue reading “On our way back home, hooray!”
We have just returned from a pleasant trip up to Edinburgh, despite the weather keeping Billy Bragg from getting to his concert in Glasgow after we had braved the train journey over there, we did manage to see my daughter Rachel on Sunday evening an Karen’s son Bryan for a few days which made theContinue reading “The wrong kind of weather forecast”
Known locally as the Lino, the Linotype works in Broadheath Altrincham which opened at the end of the 19th century produced machines that revoltionized newspaper printing. Invented by a German watchmaker in the United States the machine produced whole lines of type speeding up the composing process, before the invention no newspaper in the worldContinue reading “Linotype works, it certainly did”