Did you have a Good Friday?

I was never quite sure what I wanted to do about Good Friday. Even back in the days when I was a lad and all the shops closed for the day and the… Continue reading

Setting Sail

It looks as if it is the beginning of the sailing season again so it is back to photographs of boats. But What did the photographic manager say? “Try to take fewer photographs… Continue reading

Art is All Around

Fine but I am aware that not all of my regular watchers think this is art. To a certain extent I think it is where one draws the line. Scrawl is scrawl, but… Continue reading

Some weeks I just feel like that

I don’t know what it is about puppets but they never seem terribly friendly to me. Some of them look terribly sinister. Even the innocuous Punch and Judy is really quite a terrible… Continue reading

Snickels and Ginnels

Most people who go to York want to go and see the Minster, or they want to walk along the city walls (known locally as the Bar Walls). Children like to visit the… Continue reading

Winners and Losers

Just the title for a day at the races. Plenty of potential winners among the horsese It would seem that the key to a successful day is careful planning There were those in… Continue reading

Wells but not as you know it

What do you know – our second Bin There of the season. This time Wells in Somerset. I could not get over the lines of the interior of the Cathedral – from an… Continue reading

Keeping pace with the pancakes

Shrove Tuesday – the day before the beginning of Lent is pancake Tuesday   Perhaps the oldest and most famous pancake race in the world is held each year at the small town… Continue reading

They came, they looked, they plundered

That was the sort of general idea if you were a Viking. Last weekend Sheringham on the North Norfolk coast hosted a Viking Festival. The event has been staged for a number of… Continue reading

Snowdrop Surprise

One of the advertised venues for snowdrops in Norfolk is Thorpe Market church. Meadows beyond the peaceful graveyard turn white with the small flowers in mid-February. The church conducts its morning service and… Continue reading