Pictures of the Week (Featuring the photographs of James Arthur)

James Arthur: is a retired civil engineer with an interest in photography going back to childhood.  He moved to Barton Turf in 2013 after a working lifetime which took him to over 60 countries.  He most enjoys… Continue reading

Surprise Surprise

We went to an exhibition of patchwork and quilting put on by the Samphire Quilters in Kings Lynn a few weeks ago. Initially that didn’t sound like a lot of fun to me.… Continue reading

You’re part of the BBC (Pictures of the week)

A real day of activity on Barton Broad when it was learnt that Mary Ann Ochota, formerly of Time Team and Britain’s Secret Homes was coming down with a camera crew to film… Continue reading

Pictures of the Week (Featuring Andrew Barclay Snapping through the Decades)

Andrew sent me the images I hoped he would display with the following message. “Picasso tells us that ‘ after Altamira all is decadence ‘, and I do not argue with that. However,… Continue reading

Round the Island (Pictures of the week)

Quite important you know which island of course. But once I had made it past the M25 it was, if you will pardon the expression, all plain sailing. The boatman advised “we start at… Continue reading

Pictures of the Week Graffiti mania

I grew up enduring dull buildings and harsh uninteresting walls. In post-war Britain architects had discovered what they could do with concrete. They had a ball, the manufacturers made a fortune and the… Continue reading

Powerpoint isn’t what it used to be

Deep inside a trunk hidden in our attic is a collection of old photographs. It is possible they belonged to my grandfather. Dated around 1894. I turned these into a slideshow (of the… Continue reading

Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once

That was my trouble – I didn’t and so when my photography “course leader” for course leader understand “teacher” said, “I would like to see your six favourite photographs and a self-portrait” I… Continue reading