Inspired by Sidey – weekend theme “variations on a theme” – though her own experience just after posting the theme caused some hesitation and further thoughts. However, the theme fitted right in to something I have been thinking about for a while, what is it that motivates (me? others? different others?) posting on a blog, … More Variety, and thoughts on difference
Weekly photo challenge: Purple Colours are straightforward, except for those who cannot see them. Two of my friends are colour blind, and though they have each tried to explain how they see shadings, I cannot imagine what it is like to be without the glories and contrasts of colour. If there is a way to … More London now, Shanghai then, celebration
Yesterday was more grey than any day for weeks. The crescent beaches had walkers, not sunbathers. I decided to ride to west beach – on the north west side of the island, which is often deserted, even on sunny days. But, someone else has been here recently. They stopped for a while, the sea has … More A more grey day
Sidey’s weekend theme: Deflagrate That was last weekend, sorry I am late Had to look it up (wonderful wikipedia) Always fancy myself as good with words – reading everything and anything since 3/4 years old – can spell, do crosswords,.. oh oh hubris, good for the soul Deflagration  (Lat: de + flagrare, “to burn … More Change, science, little bit humility…
I didn’t want to take up this challenge – there seemed to be too many possible ideas impossible to convey in photo, like an egg yolk once seen is not inside any more. Then, two thoughts at once!! I looked up from the sofa and saw this – its the view into the loft bedroom … More Weekly photo challenge: Inside
fisherman… forever hopeful… tonight… maybe… Weekly photo challenge: Dreaming
Sidey’s weekend theme: A Grand Entrance Went for a walk on Old Harbor breakwater this evening The fast ferry left The New London Ferry came in Then the BI ferry from Point Judith Old Harbor – the entrance to Block Island A very beautiful place.
Movement is too much of a challenge for me and my iphone so I headed over to National Geographic Travel photos and soon found this one http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/traveler-magazine/photo-contest/2012/entries/141514/view/ Photo and caption by Kimberly James I have not worked out how to put it in as a photo, rather than a link, which is fair enough as … More Movement: weekly photo challenge
This is a picture of a boat – Callum’s boat, moored off Scotch Beach and covered in kids. He brought it round the island from New Harbor, his own girls swam in, collected their friends and they all swam out again, with boogie boards to help the younger ones. Then Callum was moored on the … More Sunday shenanigans
I have not written much lately … maybe it looks like I am living life too much on a beach, maybe I am tripping myself up again, gettin’ serious… missing my other sons and their lives on other continents, and my friends, the ones who are not here. Then along comes Sidey with a weekend … More Gettin’ serious?