and dominating the arrangement is a huge beautifully carved Ice Bird, the wings almost translucent, the neck an opaque white and the wings poised as though to take flight. In a few hours it will have dissolved into a puddle.
Image by Carol M. Highsmith - https://commons.wikimedia.org Depressed by the current news, the arguments, the depths to which politicians and supposedly clever men and women are sinking, I think back to how years ago Franklin D. Roosevelt was a beacon of light to a world deep in a fiscal depression. As he saw America through … Continue reading When Democracy Ruled
It must be 6pm somewhere. Cheers.
I can't resist posting this which I've just received. As someone who uses social media but seldom, I find it so true.
It's not that I don't like the blocks themselves, it's that the script offering them runs across what I'm trying to write, causing frustration and annoyance. For a while back I was coping but now WP seems to have put a gremlin in the works. Instead of the block for Image showing up, I get … Continue reading BLOCKS – Not liking them
Every Mediterranean Holiday I've Ever Had Day something in the great lock down and my place is tidier than a monk’s cell so while I'm thinking of what past travels to write about, I'm sorting half a lifetime’s accumulation of trivia, travel books, cards and pamphlets kept from the last great tidying session when I … Continue reading My Memory Bank
Hey, I hadn't realized I had changed my blog theme! I had 'lost' my blog, something I'd also done six years ago, and it's taken me 2-3 days to get it sorted out with the help of the nice people on the WP Help Forum. Meantime, passing the time I was looking at other Themes … Continue reading ALL CHANGE
Brading’s history is apparent from the Norman Church at the top of the incline to the well-preserved 16th and 17th century houses that line both sides of the High Street with their eclectic range of windows, roofs and chimneys.
I haven't posted for some weeks now as I've been tied up trying to recover virtually my entire photographic collection. I had a serious mishap with my computer and everything disappeared. Most of the documents I managed to recover but they are now in a different format and with the expenditure of quite a sum … Continue reading Lost Images
Just to say that I've heard nothing from any of you lovely bloggers out there whose posts regularly pop into my Inbox to cheer me up. Finally, feeling both frustrated and cross, I approached WP for a reason as I knew you would all be posting and they suggested I check my Notifications page. So … Continue reading Is it me? WP? Or gremlins?