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Chicken and chips twice please– oh and a pacemaker

Well I saw the cardiologist last evening and he confirmed that the operation to stop my bleeding should go ahead. That’s good news. Now I will just press the general surgeon’s secretary for a date and time (soon hopefully). So … Continue reading

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A photo a day – sharp and sunny

What a beautiful crisp morning. I nipped around to get the paper thinking it was quiet out, but as soon as I got to the high Street it was busy. But because it was so cold everyone was rushing around … Continue reading

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A photo a day – technically poor but still evocative

Much photography requires technical excellence. For example, getting crisp  shots of horses and riders galloping on a race track while photographing from a distance can be difficult. The light needed, depth of field, focal points, shutter speed and many other … Continue reading

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A photo a day – Golden oldies

We drove to Rochester is Kent today and wandered down the high street. It’s a nice place because it is unique and challenges the usual high streets where all the shops are part of the same chains wherever you are. … Continue reading

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A photo a day – St Crispin’s day

Any of you who know Henry V by Shakespeare will remember the rather wonderful St Crispin’s Day Speech. I know it from the 1944 Laurence Olivier film of the same name. Well today is St Crispin’s day and so I … Continue reading

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A photo a day – subliminal messages

I visited dad today. We speak each day on the phone and have done so since mum died. His problem is the universal one – what is the point of life? Today’s photo speaks to that question.

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A photo a day – buses, the internet and the weekly symposium

When I was young the term stagecoach meant a pre mechanical form of transport and boots were things I put on my feet. Yet as I have grown older my awareness of the use of language to brand things and … Continue reading

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A photo a day – is this ethical?

Clive’s house – just opposite to me – has been bought and currently in the process of being renovated for its new owners. I call it Clive’s house because I don’t know the new neighbours yet as they haven’t moved … Continue reading

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