Category Archives: Photography

Nearly time to get back into the garden!

              Such beautiful colours and textures. At the risk of repeating myself I love growing veg. in buckets because they can be moved around to chase the sun.             … Continue reading

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The magic of Bob Pelham in Marlborough

                                                Pictures from the event are sprinkled throughout this post. The big day arrived, people gathered including some the younger relatives … Continue reading

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Hooray! A blue plaque for Bob Pelham in Marlborough

The unveiling and celebration is on 28th of February in Marlborough,  where Bob Pelham created Wonky Toys and later Pelham Puppets. The plaque is  a big achievement for David Leech  who instigated the idea and the council for their generous support … Continue reading

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Caught in a blizzard – poem

  Photos by Robin – Sisterhood in the 60s Trapped in the cottage during a blizzard we manage to light the old gas lamp hanging on a chain on the ceiling, coax half a bucket of water from the well, find a … Continue reading

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Cataloging life and poetry

According to one source cataloging includes alphabetize, arrange, tick off, rank, stream, a pecking order, pigeon hole. Love the last one, imagine indignant pigeons waiting while I place half finished poems into holes along the white cliffs walk way.      … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions…Oh No!

Made a list of last year’s successes instead: Stayed alive! More or less kept up with promises to family and friends. Managed to keep my blog going after ten years seemed a pity to  abandon it Made a show with … Continue reading

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Finding the printing press – puppets – poetry – presents

Well we’ve eaten all the mince pies! The Adana I uncovered the Adana press and a long lost box of printing blocks just before Christmas, as one does when one is looking for last years wrapping paper! The blocks looked intriguing … Continue reading

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