Monthly Archives: Jan 2014

All Is Not As It Seems

I love summer & the sense of goodness that it can bring.  Somehow there’s a bit more time to relax & enjoy what’s around us. I also love the peace & quiet; very few experiences can compare with getting away … Continue reading

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Parrot In A Shower

  Another photo by my son Matthew that I love. This parrot was having a daily shower under a water sprinkler. I think that the water adds, rather than detracts from the photo. Take care until next time …

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Impromptu Tanzanian Beauty

  I love this photo taken by my son Matthew when he was in Tanzania last year. An elephant having a mud bath was several hundred yards away. In an attempt to capture an image, he set his camera on … Continue reading

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Who Puts The ‘Dis’ In Disability? Meet My Friend Shaun

There are some people I meet who are quite simply inspirational without trying. Take my good friend Shaun. He lives in a house with a friend, works on a farm, plays drums, enjoys a night out at a club, is … Continue reading

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Autumn Light On Autumn Colours

Bridge over the river reflecting autumnal colours & light. “What is this world if, full of care, we have no time to stand & stare.” Take care until next time …

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You Are Special

  Difficult to accept? It is for me too. The greatest truth I’ve found is that whilst people may criticise me for who I am, how I look, what I do, what I say;  when others give up, God accepts … Continue reading

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Man & Nature In Colourful Harmony

Hello There is something quite magical about the colours of Autumn, especially when they are displayed against colourful canal boats. A few mallard ducks always complete a picture 🙂 Take care until next time …

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One Size Fits All?

  “I give up! It doesn’t seem to matter how I try to help him , he just won’t accept it. It’s driving me mad!” So started a long conversation with a friend over a drink in a local tea-shop. … Continue reading

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Work In Progress

One of my biggest struggles when writing a new blog entry or comment is knowing that I write from the perspective of being a work in progress. I guess that is why I try to write about things I am … Continue reading

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Nature’s Jewels

Hi & thanks for dropping by. Today’s photo is not going to be everyone’s cup-of-tea but I love the colours in many of the African Fruit & Flower Beetles, in this case, one of our Eudicella hornimani (female) just after her tank … Continue reading

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