Well, I finally bit the bullet and bought the new computer (HP All-in-one 27" dazzler) which, of course, had to have Win 10 and the new MS 365 so I have two new systems to get used to. The computer itself is great and I'm spending hours in the day just looking at my photographs … Continue reading New Computer Problems
Linked to Just One person from around the World at Cady Luck Leedy I was reminded of this man and his 100-year-old leather glove-making shop when I read a recent post of Cady's so I dug out my photographs and scanned them in. I have no dates on them, no details, but I know it was … Continue reading Just One Person – in Madrid
Swinburne is not one of the poets one hears much quoted today but in his time he was a force to be reckoned with as he upset the status quo being both a rebel and a radical. Swinburne's last resting place, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight Swinburne was a radical character and an alcoholic, with leanings … Continue reading Silent Sunday: Swinburne’s Grave
had to leave early that night because his team, Liverpool FC, was playing Manchester United FC. But this wasn't just popping home to his house in the village. He was going to walk over two mountains to another valley, a lone walk that would take him 4-5 hours with only the moon to light his way. After the game he would walk 4-5 hours back to work
Unable to post at the moment because my computer keeps on crashing and giving me the Big Blue so it's Write a Cheque Time again as I look around. I've been lucky (so I've been told) as this one has lasted nine years but I'm loathe to let it go. I have an iPad but … Continue reading Buying a New Computer
I found this other Vienna in a little museum hidden down a residential side-street in the Margareten neighbourhood - The Third Man Museum. The sole focus of this private exhibition which exists without sponsors and without subsidies is Carol Reed’s now-legendary film and the history of the time, and it is the perfect antidote to too many palaces and pastries.
Linked to Travel Words here. Last of my pinks from around the world. Balcony Eatery in New OrleansHouse in Garden Area of New OrleansHe should have been wearing macho read not girly pink and he's really mad!
I think I've found mine. A hotel in my vicinity changed hands recently and for some reason they decided to paint the front extension pink. So here you have it. My pink-fronted hotel. Linked to Travel Words here.
We are in Seville for both of my seats, the first one a lovely tiled seat in the Plaza de España which I've mentioned in another post here, a gorgeous extravagance of tiles, walkways, streams, bridges, more tiles, all within the Parque de Doña Maria Luisa. A very elegant tiled bench in Plaza de España, … Continue reading Pull Up a Seat: Photo Challenge
A quiet spot in Shorwell, Isle of Wight