Category Archives: Photo Essay

Cheltenham revisited

Yesterday I had to go through to the hospital in Cheltenham for a renal scan. It is the first time in ages that I have visited the city, and it would be interesting to see how the coronavirus has affected … Continue reading

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Ye Festivale That Nevere Wasse

Round about this time of year Tewkesbury would hold it’s world-famous Medival Festival. It is one of the 3 things the town is famous for and unfortunately this year it never happened. In fact almost nothing happened here between March … Continue reading

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Thinking About Lions

And there I was: thinking about the many lion shaped sculptures I have seen in the UK. I can safely say I have seen more of them than I have seen of the real thing back in South Africa!  I … Continue reading

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Past Pics

Once upon a time (and I am talking last century here), cameras could not produce colour images, or should I say that photography was a monochrome activity. Like so many others of my generation I have a whole stack of … Continue reading

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Remember the War

“Many people laid down their lives in that terrible conflict. They fought so we could live in peace, at home and abroad. They died so we could live as free people in a world of free nations. They risked all … Continue reading

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