Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub

Banjobacon, A few days ago, reading a reference to a part of London I once worked in, took me back to my favourite pub there, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street, one of the oldest pubs in the City of London.   There has been a pub at this location since 1538 but it … Continue reading Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub

Life in Colour: Green

I'm trying to avoid green fields and green trees, so bear with me while I struggle. I found a few, so here goes. Not quite 40 Shades of ... but some green scarves A favourite piece of lime green glass Green Railings A Greenhouse filled with Green-topped Pineapples If you look carefully at the centre … Continue reading Life in Colour: Green

Sculpture Saturday: Ava and Frank on the Costa Brava

Ava Gardner: Statue in Lloret de Mar It was in the small Spanish fishing villages of Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar that the torrid romance of Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra played out in the 1950s.  More than a romance between singer and actress, this was a passion of operatic proportions played out … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday: Ava and Frank on the Costa Brava

Challenge Your Camera 9: Kitchen

This week Dr. B has selected the theme of Kitchen as a challenge to our photography. If you would like to join in #challengeyourcamera, the rules are printed below. I'm not really into kitchens so I've found this one very hard. The things I thought to do have already been done, like arrangements in lovely … Continue reading Challenge Your Camera 9: Kitchen

Monday’s Washing Lines

Linked to Andew's Monday Washing Lines here. I knew if I looked hard enough I'd find at least one and here it is. Inside the walls of Diocletian's Palace in Split, Croatia. I wonder if the washerwomen of 305 AD were hanging out their washing in the same way. Inside the walls of Diocletian's Palace, … Continue reading Monday’s Washing Lines


Debbie hosts this outlet for our six words here. I think I've only taken on this challenge once before, maybe twice, but as I read more of the challenges I begin to think I should be taking part. So here goes, late Saturday afternoon instead of morning. Memo to self, must try and do better. … Continue reading SIX WORD SATURDAY