Category Archives: out and about

Leaving the nest

Owlets have to learn to fly. It’s a risky business – with no short cuts, but hopefully a few soft landings at least! But once they have mastered the knack of flying- I imagine they love it – soaring silently … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, out and about


The term manic depressive has largely gone out of fashion. We are more used to hearing about bipolar syndrome or dis-order. I’m fairly sure this owl doesn’t have this … I do suffer (sometimes very badly) from SAD (winter depression) … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, Finland

two worlds: a reflection

On a snowy bench, in Naantali The two worlds did not collide Nor was the darkness blinded by the Light But as the wind blew through my hat and the weak sun kissed my face I sensed His Presence There … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, Finland, Hungering for Life, snow | 1 Comment

the owl and the Artist -2

Are owls spontaneous I wonder. Do they pack up their bags and head off into the great unknown without much thought or a lot of preparation. Those two things are not mutually bound of course. Perhaps the owl – and … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, Hungering for Life, out and about, Uncategorized

2014/13 dilemma

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2014/12 picket fence (somewhere in Surrey)

My friend treated me to a pub lunch – this was the view from the window. The double fronted green detached house looks just like a child would draw. I fell in love with it. Fences in England are interesting … Continue reading

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2014/11 not-even-busking

Wonderful initiative by St Pancras – a couple of uprights in the vast station – for passengers to tinker on and others to enjoy. This pianist was very good (and the station remarkably quiet at 7.30pm on a Saturday evening, … Continue reading

Posted in England, out and about, street photography