The Beetle on the Beach
The beetle on the beach didn't look to healthy. I thought is was going to die. Wondering if it had struggled for too long on the warm evening sand, I carried it...
I was lucky enough to see a seal scramble into the sea. I was too slow to get a shot of it though. I did find these fascinating tracks on the beach where it had...
For as long as I can remember, Lin has supported the Hillside Animal Sanctuary. Last Sunday we played a visit to see the wonderful work they do and some of the...
posted on July 28, 2016
From The Cradle To The Grave
Or, How to turn your baby into a yoyo.
posted on July 20, 2016
One Stop Short of Upney
Barking was once an Essex town, but has long since been incorporated into the Greater London area. "Barking", as in barking mad, is also a slang term for...
posted on July 16, 2016
Notes From A Small Island
I spent all day on Thursday working in a polling station. By the time I got out at some time after 10pm the world had changed. We didn't know it yet, but it...
posted on June 24, 2016
The winkle (or periwinkle to some), Littorina littorea . As a small boy, my mum would take me to the rock pools around Canvey Island and we would harvest the...
posted on June 19, 2016
Is it a giant hyena? Is it a cyclops? Is it a troll? No it's none of those things, it's just an old tree trunk. Luckily we came across this in broad daylight...
posted on May 27, 2016
All photos taken with my new compact, Nikon Coolpix S9900. Very handy little tool with amazing zoom, but it definitely makes me more of a snapper than a...
posted on May 15, 2016
Still Wrong After All These Years
This stone fresco, The Panyer Boy, sits on Ludgate Hill in London right next to St Paul's Tube Station. Ludgate Hill is one of three smallish hills in the old...
posted on May 10, 2016
Why We Are Demonstrating
Following my post yesterday, marilynx [photoblog.com] asked me to explain more. So, here are some of the things that the Charlton fans feel aggrieved with...
posted on May 08, 2016
End of an Era
All my life I have supported Charlton Athletic Football Club. In fact of all the things in my life it is probably just about the only thing that you could say...
posted on May 07, 2016
Cliff, Ben and I spent quite a while mourning the dead shrimp in Cliff's tank. Then Lin told us that that she could see both of his shrimp and that they were...
posted on May 06, 2016
Scenes From A Walk
posted on April 29, 2016