Photo Class

My first photography class was this afternoon. There were five of us, plus teacher, with one more to join us next week. Today was reserved mainly for the usual get-to-know-why-we-are-here stuff and Dominique also familiarised herself with the level of kit available to us. Then she sent us out and about on a twenty-minute photo-shoot, with the mission to photograph the juxtaposition of circles and lines.


Circles and Lines on a drain cover


One of my favourite shots from today – I have always been drawn to “beautiful decay” and rust is a complete magnet to me.

Should you be interested in seeing more of my adventures on these two courses, I am keeping a record in a new blog. You can find a post there with the full set of images from today. I shall be looking at some of them in more detail later.

There is homework to be done! The Quality of Light.

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Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Where do all these yawning gaps come from? Aha – this time I have the answer – I have been busy updating Scattered Thoughts! After a couple of very long posts, time and energy were lacking for coming here to write and as little else had happened other than a shopping delivery or two, it seemed unimportant.Also spending far too much time at Facebook, which I am trying to give up but it keeps onContinue readingHere, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

The Cold Light of Day

The Cold Light of Day

Nell’s excessive drinking and urination have ramped up considerably. Hence I was outside at a little past 2 am this morning, by which time the car was already covered in a sparkling frost. On the 6 am toilet run, the world was looking fairly well white all over (as viewed through the window from my bed, that is). When we first came house-hunting around here there was snow on the ground (apparently a once inContinue readingThe Cold Light of Day

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

An interesting morning. Up and at ’em we went to Intermarché to fuel up and to buy some food for when we arrive home. They were queuing outside the door for what appeared to be controlled entry. There were queues for fuel too. “We’re not that desperate” we said and set off for home. It… Continue reading October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

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