Category Archives: memories

Portal to the past….

Before the mobile phone was ever invented, you had to find a telephone box…..and put some money in: Woe betide if you didn’t have enough loose change! Advertisements

Portal to the past….

Before the mobile phone was ever invented, you had to find a telephone box…..and put some money in: Woe betide if you didn’t have enough loose change!

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge # 61: Precious Pets

Now this time I thoughtI would really struggle, and it’s true I don’t have many images, but here are the few I have found: One woman and her dog, braving chilly weather by the sea A man rollerblading in Parc

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge # 61: Precious Pets

Now this time I thoughtI would really struggle, and it’s true I don’t have many images, but here are the few I have found: One woman and her dog, braving chilly weather by the sea A man rollerblading in Parc

Singular moments

A comment from Becky this morning had me reminiscing….about those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Yesterday, it was the Berlin Wall in the early 2000s (apologies for showing this

Singular moments

A comment from Becky this morning had me reminiscing….about those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Yesterday, it was the Berlin Wall in the early 2000s (apologies for showing this

One Word Sunday: Memory

One word in the title….lots of words in the post! Well, what to post for this….I have very many photographs that can trigger some wonderful memories. And only the other evening, I was thinking of little mementos, and some paintings,

One Word Sunday: Memory

One word in the title….lots of words in the post! Well, what to post for this….I have very many photographs that can trigger some wonderful memories. And only the other evening, I was thinking of little mementos, and some paintings,

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take