So how was your weekend?
Been a busy weekend again - and another late (ish) night. Saturday started with the usual market visit - supplies for the week - lovely cheese, great veggies…
posted on Nov. 30, 2008
Windsor on a grey day
I had to go to Windsor for a meeting today. Nice place but so sadly spoilt by tourist shops and buildings that get in the way of the best views of the Castle.…
posted on Nov. 28, 2008
Walking through China-town on the way to the ICA last Sunday. Been a very busy week this - will catch up soon
posted on Nov. 27, 2008
I was still recovering from the fantastic Roy gig on Thursday and so Friday evening had to be a rest evening! But Saturday morning brought my usual trip to…
posted on Nov. 23, 2008
Cheer up - It's a ROYcession
Yes, Middle England's favourites were back in town last night with a fabulous evening of familiar, fabulous songs. When I got to the venue there was such a…
posted on Nov. 21, 2008
More buildings for you!
But not for Claude who hates pictures of buildings. Apologies for lack of activity/comments - busy boy this week. And even now I am dashing off to a gig - Cheer…
posted on Nov. 20, 2008
In the windmills of your mind.
As the images unwind, like the circles that you find In the windmills of your mind. If you go onto Google you will see that these must be just about the most…
posted on Nov. 17, 2008
A greyish sort of day - with bits of colour
Funny how pictures can reflect the thoughts in your mind. Maybe I will add more later - after I have done the cleaning. LATER - AFTER SOME CLEANING (but not…
posted on Nov. 16, 2008
Oia - a world away
Oia, pronounced ??Ia??, is a world away (actually its 11 km!) from Santorini Island's capital Fira - maybe it is to Fira what Frinton is to Clacton or Lytham…
posted on Nov. 14, 2008
Christmas is coming and ... Fame at last!!
Yes Christmas is certainly coming - the lights are on in the West End and last night was my first carol singing outing of the year! A nice do somewhere quite…
posted on Nov. 13, 2008
Turner - and other things
I thought I would start today??s blog with a return to the subject of the Turner Prize and speculate just what Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 ??1851)…
posted on Nov. 10, 2008
Fira - final shots
Fira - capital of Santorini, Greece.
posted on Nov. 09, 2008
Byzantine ? Turner ? Dung heap ?
Ok so what is a picture of a dung heap doing here. Well, it is a long story. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I will begin. I took this picture some months…
posted on Nov. 06, 2008
Remember, remember, the fifth of November
A wonderful day. Historic here in the UK because of events in 1605! Historic for our ‘friends across the pond’ for the events of 2008. I just hope these…
posted on Nov. 05, 2008
A boat trip to the hot springs
One of the must do things on Santorini is to get a boat from Fira out to the two volcanic islands off shore - on one you climb up the volcano - on the other…
posted on Nov. 04, 2008
Time for a coffee?
I am at home today, doing my income tax ready for it to go off to the accountants - a long and depressing excercise as I can see that I will have underpaid this…
posted on Nov. 03, 2008
Fira- and below!
It is the best part of 1000 feet from Fira town to the little harbour below. I did it by cable car and I walked - a walk less pleasant that it should be because…
posted on Nov. 02, 2008