I took a ride over to Chorley today, the annual Flower Show was in progress and it’s an event I really enjoy. I’m no great garden expert, what I know about flowers you could write on a piece of paper small enough to fit in a frogs ear. I do like the fantastic splashes of colour and the exotic shapes of the plants but I also enjoy watching people enjoying […]
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Earlier I had breakfast, now I’m having lunch. I’m sat in Cafe Ambio in Astley Park, Chorley. Together with the town and park it’s one of my selection of Sunday ” go to ” places, where I can have a wander around and have a think about ongoing projects and future ones. The Hall is always worth a visit, it’s open at the weekend, though at the moment it’s undergoing […]
At last the year is slowly feeling like it’s getting into gear. The little hints are there, daylight is no longer packing its bags for the day mid afternoon and plants and the like are beginning to shuffle off the winter inertia and jiggle back into life. The queue at my bird table is livening up as well and I’ve already had a couple of adventurous bees bumbling around the few spring flowers that have made the brave decision to open.
I don’t know about you but I often find doorways fascinating. Anybody looking through my photo files will find random shots of them in all shapes and sizes. Like the introduction on the old Semprini Serenades radio show, they are Old Ones, New Ones, Loved Ones, Neglected ones. They range from evening shots of slinky, city centre office blocks with their neon cool. To back street firms with virtually the […]
The Seasons are turning warm, the days are getting slowly longer and the sun is becoming less shy about being seen out and about. Today started a bit on the grim side with a slow fog lazing about but by the mid morning it had largely burnt away so I decided to make a break for it before the weather closed in again. I decided to head for the market […]