This is brilliant from Kerry (https://chattykerry.wordpress.com/) CAUTION – this post might make you laugh. It’s pretty obvious that the USA is no longer able to deal with a democracy. Fifty percent of the populace thinks the other half is bonkers/loco/crazy and now they are rioting over a legal democratic process that the President Elect assured […]
Have you ever wondered about the different positions in which the sun rises, in say Edinburgh, compared to, for example, Plymouth? Because of the curve of the earth’s surface, us folks north of Hadrian’s Wall get shorter winter days, and longer summer daytime hours, compared with somewhere such as Cornwall/Devon. This can be proved to be […]
This is just a wee post to thank my Mum and Dad for a wonderful weekend in Devon, at a hotel just outside Honiton, to celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary – 60 years of being happily married!!! We all had a wonderful time, it was great to see all the family in one […]
This amazing poem comes from an excellent blog by Julie Powell (Julz) – JULIE POWELL – PHOTOGRAPHER & GRAPHIC ARTIST ‘Twas the night before Christmas; there wasn’t a sound. Not a possum was stirring; no-one was around. We’d left on the table some tucker and beer, Hoping that Santa Claus soon would be here; We children were […]
Talking heads near me As art goes, they seem to be, something I can see!
As part of this weeks wordpress photographic challenge, Eye Spy, I’m posting three photos taken in Glenrothes. The first photo comes from Glenrothes Town Park, and shows ‘The Good Samaritan’, a sculpture by Ronald Rae, unveiled in 1988 to mark the 40th anniversary of the town. The sculpture depicts a fireman carrying a victim to safety, […]
My apologies to anyone who tries to use the new menu structure at the top of the page. This is a work in progress (should take a couple of days or so), to try to organise my blog posts, to make it easier to locate previous posts on subject matter. I will then be adding […]
My previous ‘Happy Place’ posts have been actual locations of places that make me happy. But of course, a ‘Happy place‘ maybe a state of mind, and that’s the feeling I get whenever I need to use any of my field guides, or read from a selection of my geology books 🙂