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Better Things

  Top prize to anyone who knows the song that has given the title to this chapter of my blog. Answer later. Like many kids after Christmas, I’ve been playing with a new toy. In many aspects of life, I … Continue reading

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They Paved Paradise….

I have a large collection of music. If you read this blog, even occasionally, you may have realised I try to find a vaguely appropriate song title or lyrics to head up the page. Not very long ago, I chose … Continue reading

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Cry Me A River

Well, maybe not to the extent of actual, real tears, but as I sit down to write this, I’m pretty made-up, emotionally. Why? Because I’m just home from dismantling the “Watching The River Flow” exhibition, which I’ve lived with for … Continue reading

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After The Thrill

So, after all the miles walked, all the photos taken, and the agonies of selecting an exhibition’s-worth, “Watching The River Flow” opened this morning, 1 November. I blogged recently about how I felt after the dry run session a couple … Continue reading

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North and South of The River

As I write this, it’s less than two days until my new exhibition, “Watching The River Flow – The River Medway and its Moods”, is due to open at the “Below 65 Gallery” in my home town of Maidstone, in Kent. … Continue reading

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Down By The Riverside

As a ten or eleven year old in the mid 1960s, I had far more freedom than parents these days would allow their kids. With a couple of school pals, I’d regularly splash most of my pocket money out on … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ’til It’s Gone…

For reasons I don’t need to go into here, so I won’t, I’ve had a bit of a hard time of it in the last few weeks. Depression is a bastard. Anyhow, I gave myself permission to go out today … Continue reading

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Red, Red Wine

I like my wine. I don’t drink a lot of it, but what I do drink is carefully chosen. A fair bit of my current collection at home (around 60 bottles) reflects places I’ve been to over the past few … Continue reading

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“Red and Yellow and Green and Blue….”

I get to shoot some great events. The Events Team at the Heart of Kent Hospice, for whom I give my photographic support as a volunteer, always seem to be able to put on good stuff. Today was no exception. … Continue reading

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The Lady

“Naked tree of winter seems to stand so proud.” When I was in my teens, I was deeply in love. The object of my affection was seven years my senior. She sang in a group, and solo. Despite her complexion … Continue reading

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