BREXIT: 36 hrs later………

A 72% turnout at the Referendum poll on June 23rd resulted in a major shift for mainstream politics as the Brexiteers won the day over the Remainers. As a consequence it forced the current prime minister David Cameron to resign leaving the future of the U.K. In even more uncertain waters. So where do we […]

Brexit, A Euro Hokey Kokey!

“You put your left leg in, your left leg out, in, out, shake it all about”  and  “you put your right leg in….etc”  are some of the lines of the Hokey Kokey song, a left over musical and dance gem from the 40’s no longer heard in clubs or dance venues anywhere. But this business […]

Floody Hell & Snail Transport!

Well another storm has battered the UK, storm ‘Imogen’ ( I believe the 8th in a row), this time catching the southern counties worst. Anyone who now doubts that the climate is changing must be in the minority, as we see more and more of these ‘unusual weather events’ happening with alarming regularity and by […]

Floods, Super Subs & Internet TV

Still trying to regain some of my former strength and mobility since my holiday illness, I found it hard going and am still some way away from how I felt before, but I ‘m getting there. As they said it’s “baby steps” but there’s light at the end of the tunnel and have started to use […]

BLOG: Christmas, what Christmas?

Well now that Christmas is well behind us, I feel I can tell you about the awful time I had during the holiday. It started on Christmas Day when I found myself suffering from a really bad chest infection together with other flu like symptoms even though I had my flu jab in October. Of […]

R.I.P. Alan Rickman

I don’t know if you were a fan of his but for me Alan Rickman was one of the great actors who made overindulgence of a film part almost an art form. His portrayal of the villain Hans Gruber in the first Die Hard made the film, as did his Sheriff of Nottingham in Kevin […]

Henri Cartier Bresson

Concerning the Manchester Evening News photo showing a street scene on New Years Eve. Henri Cartier Bresson was a French photographer between the wars and using a Leica 35mm viewfinder b/w camera developed the art of ‘candid photography’ and this is in that vein. He believed that sometimes in pictures certain elements come together mainly by […]