Our first port of call last Thursday was at Stove, where we spent a considerable time taking photographs around the old farm buildings and out in the bay. My own photographs were largely disappointing but here are a few of my favourites:

Stove 4 June 2015-9
Rusted Gate tied up with twine
Stove (4 of 9)
Rusted Wheel
Stove (3 of 9)
Cooker elements used as decorative fence feature
Stove (2 of 9)
Further creativity – Tractor Monster
Stove (1 of 9)
Rusty Stuff – possibly over processed but I like it
Stove (7 of 9)
Red brick chimney
Stove (5 of 9)
Ruined farm building
Stove (8 of 9)
Light in the byre
Stove (9 of 9)
Thrift at Stove
Thrift at Stove



Recently, at the: Crooked House

Feeling a bit seedy

Feeling a bit seedy

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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

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 Intermarch√© 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


  1. spinninggill
    June 10, 2015

    I love Thrift flowers. They make me want to knit a fine pink fichu.

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