The red of autumn burns under an orange sky. Death throes of summer producing nature's mighty display. Warm days are gone. Cold and darkness await.
I took this picture in my local library yesterday. It got me thinking about what stories have been read there ? What adventures it must have taken people on. But looking at it now it could also be Bilbo and Frodo's home in the Shire.
Remember when everything was controlled by dials ? Not push buttons or remote controls. You had to get up out of the chair to change stations or volume levels. Can't see it ever catching on....
Years ago i recall driving through California at this time of year, passing fields of pumpkins for hours on end. They bled into the distance on both sides of the highway. Living in the UK i have never seen one since. Until today. I live 5 minutes walk from farmland and this is the first … Continue reading The pumpkin patch
I am so lucky where i live. Within 30 minutes i can be in the mountains and woodland of North Wales. Fresh air. Peace and quiet. Breathtaking views. Solitude and nature. What more can you ask for ?
The woodland offers up its bounty at this time of year and what better use to put it to than to make alcohol. Sloe gin in this case. For anyone who is interested the shot was taken in a darkened room. I had a bowens Gemini light with a diffused snoot set to the left. … Continue reading Sloe gin
Grid girls are part of motorsport. But they must dress gender neutral nowadays. In other words they must wear trousers and can't show off their beauty. So just to upset the do-gooders out there, here's a few shots from the 2004 British Superbike race at Oulton Park.
As autumn takes hold it is nice to remember how England looks on warmer days
Oulton Park was all red last weekend as the Ferrari festival hit town.