0644/3rd October 2021 Glancing out the window at 6.45 this morning, I was compelled by the little silver speck to go and take it's picture: It was not cold this morning, so I decided to watch the developing spectacle. Most of the annoying nibblers are gone, so I strolled around on the newly mown grass, … Continue reading Whoops


October 1st 2021 When I downloaded this image, I immediately saw it as a pilgrim, on his knees, wearing a flat-topped hat, extending his arms with an offering on a tray, to his deity, Queen Bee, sitting on her rose-coloured pad, beneath a floral umbrella. Other pilgrims are queuing with their offerings. Perhaps I should … Continue reading Marigold


1700/27th September 2021 Since my unplanned, mind-numbing sejour in hospital at the beginning of the month, I've been fighting the glums and not always winning. My nerves have remained on high alert, I can't sleep and my head hurts. And for no reason in particular, so does my heart. It's that pit of grief I … Continue reading PHD