Smiles Sunshine and Spinnakers

Last Saturday morning around 7am the clans gathered for the annual Round the Island Race in the Solent. Competitors in yachts small and large lined up in Cowes to await the beginning of… Continue reading

The Ups and Downs of the Norfolk Show 2019

The weather wasn’t as good as last year, but the entertainment was, as ever spectacular – at least it was if you were a free-lance cameraman. There were of course distinguished persons –… Continue reading

Me and flowers!

I think it must have been the hay fever that put me off them. Don’t get me wrong I think they look very pretty and I love their colours, but I never know… Continue reading

Who Pulls the Strings?

This week my picture of the week (yes just one…sort of) is of a model Hayley who performed for us at/as the Puppet Theatre in Norwich. Thank you Hayley for allowing me to… Continue reading

24 hours in a boat – You must be …

The Three Rivers Race organised by Horning Sailing Club is one of the major events in the Broads sailing calendar. Competitors in all manner of boats sail from Horning and are expected to… Continue reading

It was all a bit samey

Photo London always seems to me to be a great opportunity to see what is going on in the photography world – who the up and coming photographers are and what sort of… Continue reading

You don’t scare me!

But there again, I’m not a crow The first book I ever remember receiving as a child was a book called Tatterjack – the story of a scarecrow. Large coloured pictures and a… Continue reading

Where on earth have you been?

First answer:- To you my faithful viewer (notice the use of the singular there…you are in fact the only one) I have to report that at home we have been without telephone and… Continue reading

Kemp’s Men Dance at Dawn

And in front of the Cathedral too! On May 1st feeling very righteous I got up at dawn and sauntered down to Norwich Cathedral where I’d heard that Morris Dancers usually meet to… Continue reading

Only the wet deserve the prize

Sailing is a skill  – so too is capsizing – few of us manage it with dignity, but it is as well to remember at the beginning of the season that the wet… Continue reading