Circus is totally non-verbal

That is what I find so clever about circus performances. The artists demonstrate their skills and impress the audience without the use of words. Circus Cortex visited Cromer a few weeks ago. This… Continue reading

I should have known better

The criticism was well founded. I should never have ventured to photograph and pontificate two weeks ago about all the wonderful things I found in the garden. Not only did I find some… Continue reading

Please don’t hide them in the bedroom

Once in a while I get invited by my wife to go to Kings Lynn to see the latest exhibition of quilts designed and made by members by the Samphire Quilters, which is… Continue reading

Tiny things in the garden

This week has been a non-adventurous week. It was great fun shambling around the city of York and the Royal Norfolk show was unquestionably exhausting. This week images which presented themselves on the… Continue reading

Backstreets and Alleys or Snickets and Ginnels

As reported a couple of weeks ago I visited York for the Medieval Mystery Plays, but I couldn’t resist using the visit to have a wander round some of my old haunts in… Continue reading

Reflections of the Royal Norfolk show

For years I have taken photographs at the Norfolk show and I have a stack of pictures of cows horses, military bands, clever dogs doing tricks and of course fashion images (mainly ladies… Continue reading

York Mystery Plays

The plays are based on the Bible, retelling stories from creation to the last judgement including the death and resurrection of Jesus. Back in the 14th century, when church services and the Bible… Continue reading

A bit like a dream

You know the sort of thing I mean. Suddenly in your sleep there are lots of people you recognise but they are not doing the things you expect them to be. And strange… Continue reading

Secret Places

It’s not very often that you find a bit of unspoiled countryside that isn’t crowded out with car parks, ice cream sellers and shops selling souvenirs, postcards, craft items and the inevitable cup… Continue reading


In a race like the Three River Race on the Norfolk Broads, how is it that some people always manage to complete the course while others get defeated by the tide or stuck… Continue reading