Postcard from Bournemouth

My grandfather lived in a hotel in Bournemouth in the 1970s. It seemed amazing when I was 6 years old and meant many weekends and holidays spent on its golden sands doing beachy things…donkeys, trampolines, ice cream and ┬ásandcastle building. So we left home early yesterday and 1 3/4 hours later we were putting the… Continue reading Postcard from Bournemouth

Postcard from Alnmouth

There was nothing Mediterranean about this North Sea beach that day. With a chill wind we still managed ice creams and lolly and more lolly as one ended up upside down in the sand. The boys built a sand castle , decorated it with shells and sea weed, then no sooner it was built did… Continue reading Postcard from Alnmouth

Weekly photo challenge : fleeting

To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy. Henri Cartier-Bresson Wouldn’t it be a treat┬áto truly feel you have mastered an image like the great man himself? For me this photo ,… Continue reading Weekly photo challenge : fleeting