Old Man Travelling

The little hedge-row birds, That peck along the road, regard him not. He travels on, and in his face, his step, His gait, is one expression; every limb, His look and bending figure, all bespeak A man who does not move with pain, but moves With thought — He is insensibly subdued To settled quiet:…

A Mynah Bird in Oman

This short film was taken one afternoon in Oman in Spring 2012. I was there for two years teaching English as a foreign language and it was probably the best posting of all my travels working abroad. The weather was nearly always sunny and the locals were usually friendly to Brits, although there was one…

Zooming in

  Here are some pictures from my past when cares were few and everything was now. Call it a pictorial memoir if you like. Earliest days in the garden with my Black Labrador cross. 1970. Five years later in the summer of ’75 sitting on a friends wall in Oakwood with Mark. Spontaneous Elvis impression…

Back in English time

Flowers bloom out of every crevice Old boats are hidden away Basic accommodation for the hardy can be found Most flowers prefer a sunny May This used to be a very familiar English village street scene An early bird finds a perch Peace and stillness reign through stained glass windows A view of the sea…