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RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 4h ago

P C Keith Palmer

Keith Palmer, the unarmed policeman who was stabbed to death by a terrorist as he stood guard outside Parliament, has been described by Theresa May as "every inch a hero" whose "actions will...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 1W ago

Nature Photos

I'm not only sorting through my slides but I am trying to get some of my thousands of prints into order.  While doing so I came across a few that I thought I'd share with you. Grey Heron Gre...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 1W ago

Stonehenge - again

This was the version of Stonehenge I showed last week -Thanks to Mrs Splapthing I now have a version of the ancient monument without any people.  She has also improved the photo generally an...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2W ago

A couple of British Lizards

I have taken lots of photos of Common or Viviparous Lizards (Zootoca vivipara).   This is from a slide I took in Delamere Forest, Cheshire,  in 1983.Someone caught this one and a small boy i...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 2W ago

Stonehenge

You would hardly expect 4500 year old Stonehenge to have changed much since I took this photo in the 1960s.  But it has.  The ancient monument is now fenced off and no longer can one just wa...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 3W ago

An ancient Welsh woodland

I have recently been looking at some of my thousands of slides (transparencies) from the 1960s and 70s.  They tend to fall into a number of main categories - people, landscapes, architecture...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 3W ago

Grange in Borrowdale

During the 1960s our family spent a number of summer holidays in the Lake District, often staying at Grange in Borrowdale.   I have many happy memories of times spent there and when I came a...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 3W ago

30 days hath September…

Thirty days hath September,April, June and November;February has twenty eight aloneAll the rest have thirty-oneExcept in Leap Year, that's the timeWhen February's Days are twenty-nine.The wo...
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 3W ago

Annabel and Mac

Next time we go away Mac wants to come with us.
RAMBLES FROM MY CHAIR · 4W ago

Toby at Four Months

My grandson, Toby, paid a visit on Monday.He had his first meeting with mammals of the feline persuasion.  Mac was quite curious about him but Annabel was happy to ignore this strange mini-p...