Monthly Archives: January 2011

Scan and scan some more

I’ve started something here. Scanning old photos. (See previous post – very old photo) I have got it into my head that I should scan these precious pieces of history so I have them backed up. Backing up. Who would … Continue reading

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What you find when you really look

As part of the online workshop I’m doing over at Big Picture Classes I needed to dig out some old photographs. I have old photographs in terms of from my childhood, the years from then till now and also old in … Continue reading

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Take a walk with us

Join Buddy and me on this amazingly sunny January day as we go to the park for a walk. I have probably said it before but we are so lucky to live within ten minutes walk of this amazing park … Continue reading

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A film review

This is a first. I’m putting thoughts down on ‘paper’ about what I thought of the film I went to see today. Before I get to the review I want to add for the record that I went to the … Continue reading

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Fifty minutes later

Sometimes I am full of enthusiasm for cooking. Today was such a day. I had a tiny portion of Butternut Squash left in the fridge and fancied soup for lunch. So I made some. Go me! I started with two … Continue reading

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Bookworm?

I like to read. Always have, well from about age 13. Unfortunately my silly and weird restrictive brain won’t let me read just anything. Same with movies but that’s another story…… I aim to make sure that any book I … Continue reading

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A new view

Through a 1.4f stop lens. Here’s a brief recap of my end of the conversation with Gav about buying a new lens for the Canon 550 DSLR. Lets get to grips with the lens it came with first. We don’t need … Continue reading

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And finally….

days 17 to 25 of the December Daily. I didn’t mention in my day entry that the bauble was bought for me by my sister and is from the Rockafella Centre in NYC! Day 18. Day 19. Loving the fact that … Continue reading

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December Daily days 8 – 15

Better late than never. A quick whizz through day 8 to 15. Day 11 is a good lesson. Jot down what you did that day otherwise you could end up wit a totally blank page! I thought and thought but … Continue reading

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New Year, New Ponderings

I listen to TV cooks talk about the relationships they had with mothers or Grandmothers and wonder why I don’t have memories, stories to tell or old recipe books from my grandmothers. My Dads Mum, Kathleen, was a baker.  And in the 1950’s … Continue reading

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