The Poor

The Poor

There have been times in my life when I have had no money. Not just not much money, but no money. They were not good …

 

Street talk

Street talk

I’m bouncing my way down the Terrace today, firing off photos as I go. No looking, save the surprise for when I get home. It’s …

 

Garden of earthly delight

Garden of earthly delight

We are very happy with our lemon tree – perhaps more accurately, we are very happy with the lemons on our lemon tree. We’ve been …

 

A kiwi fairytale…

A kiwi fairytale…

Once upon a time… … a beautiful princess was returning home from the ball. In her magical golden carriage. The carriage had barely emerged from the tunnel that …

 

Printer’s marks

Printer’s marks

Late last year I satisfied a long held desire to learn how to screen print. I mentioned the printing, along with all of the other …

 

Mid-winter dreaming

Mid-winter dreaming

Ever since she was a child, Kathy had dreamed of speeding across frozen surfaces. A snow white audience shouting encouragement. Faster. Faster! And finally, edging across the …

 

Spirals

Spirals

I am deeply attracted to elegant solutions. I can’t always achieve them myself, but they are always what I aspire to. We don’t have space …

 

Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day

What a delight! What a thrill! I think for the first time ever, I was given flowers for Valentine’s Day. They are EXACTLY the ones I …

 

Gold in the gutter

Gold in the gutter

Recently I was exposed to a situation where I felt poor. This is utterly ridiculous, because I’m anything but poor. I am a very long way from …

 

Stalking yourself

Stalking yourself

We’re always running away from ourselves. No-one wants to be that goofy kid they used to be. Except perhaps those who were child prodigies, or …