THE ARTIST

I can’t draw let alone alone paint. However, fellow blogger Ted Giffin can. Not just can, he’s actually a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indiana University, the Herron School of Art, plus he’s a musician as well. So, I get to see a pic of me (above) on his blog. I let my mother take [...]

VICTORY & AN ARTIST

I took this photo on Christmas Eve. The statue lives in the Western Docks of Dover Harbour. I read the girl the two soldiers are holding is called ‘Victory’. The statue is a memorial created in remembrance of the 556 employees who worked on the railways and who died in service during World War I. [...]

ALL WINTER LONG

There’s always something random, surreal even, to be seen if you keep your eyes open. I got up at silly o’clock yesterday to go the cinema to catch the new Star Wars movie. The older, large bloke behind me in the queue to buy tickets got himself a triple scoop strawberry ice cream cone...really! It [...]

LEAVING CAMELOT

(me in the days before I morphed into a frozen statue outside a pet shop in the High Street) LEAVING CAMELOT My past is in my pocket My future still in my hands I’ve thrown Excalibur into deep waters I’ll settle for time’s shifting sands Save your prayers for the others Don’t kill time waiting [...]

EYES

(A view of France from England I took yesterday including my mother who ended up paying for my breakfast a little earlier – she should have realized I don’t carry cash or remember pin numbers) Walking around town today looking at people just getting on with their different lives it reminded me to give this [...]