Monthly Archives: April 2010

>Hol(e)y Sunday

>It was World Pinhole Day last sunday, as well as being the day of the London Marathon. A beach hut is a fair bit easier to capture with a three-second exposure than Tsegaye Kebede, so I took my pics a … Continue reading

Posted in Bernard Cribbins, Camera, Pinhole, Zero 2000 | 2 Comments

>Season Of The Witch

>I’m fascinated by folklore and superstition. I grew up in the 70s and 80s in the modern but rural fringes of a mill town, but some neighbours never refused to buy the pegs the gypsies came round selling. Better keep … Continue reading

Posted in Warlocks, Witches, Wizards | 5 Comments

>The Days Of A New Spring

>The cherry tree outside our house has a magnificent blossom this year. On a bright day, it’s so luminous it looks like a photo taken on infra-red film. I love that tree. I’m always alert for council blokes in hi-viz … Continue reading

Posted in Scootering, Scooters | 9 Comments

>Grass. Cut.

>So – farewell then, Supergrass. One of the best bands of the last three decades has chucked in the towel after 17 years. They never really became household names like other so-called Britpop bands Blur and Oasis, but for my … Continue reading

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>Inconstant Craving

> I’m getting bored with trying to find a consistently good pub in Barnstaple or Bideford. I’ve been visiting what are now my in-laws for the best part of 20 years. I still haven’t found what I’m looking for, though … Continue reading

Posted in Beers, Devon, eggs, pubs | 4 Comments