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Hand made books

I previously posted about my endless stack of photographs. I noticed a pattern in my photos, I have a habit of photographing sunsets and skies so i decided to make a book of sunsets. 102 more words


She drops a stone into the river

Drop a stone into the water
Watch the ripples spread.
Pretty ripples flashing
In the silver sunlight die.
Stone falling slowly settles
On the shifting riverbed… 12 more words


Bills, bills, bills..........

Apologies if you have seen this already – it has appeared on the Facebook Page for Camberley Observed.  I still think that it would be rather nice if Sainsbury’s bills now had a nice big masthead like this!


Vintage Easter Greetings

It’s Easter postcard time again! The Easter bunny (looking more like a dignified Sir Rabbit), and emerging yellow chick wish you “A Happy Easter.” The message on the back, written in pencil in 1912, has faded badly, but the parts I can still read are somber compared to the prettily flowered front. 188 more words

Vintage Cards

The Wisdom of Cows

You must study deeply the hidden laws of Nature, and when you know them arrange your life according to them, using always reason and common sense.  

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A song for Good Friday

When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. At three o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” When some of the bystanders heard it, they said, “Listen, he is calling for Elijah.” And someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a stick, and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Wait, let us see whether Elijah will come to take him down.” Then Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last.


Wise Chickens

“May God have mercy on General Lee, for I will have none.”…proclaimed Fighting Joe Hooker in March of 1863.  Such bold talk was a welcomed change following the disasters of the Seven Days battles, Second Bull Run, and Fredericksburg.  197 more words