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Some Light Summer Sketches

It’s another August day that ineluctably slipped away–so here are some illustrations/doodles from the little book I carry around with me.  I drew the garden (?) image above today during lunch (half) hour and then illustrated it on the train and at my desk.I think the little toy ghost is cutting watermelons and peaches held aloft by a penguin, but the real nature of what is going on is uncertain. 164 more words


Wentworth Castle Gardens Revisited

In June 2013 I wrote about my visit to Wentworth Castle Gardens mentioning that I hoped to return to inspect the completed restoration of the Victorian Glasshouse. 417 more words


Happy independence day! <3

The essence of our freedom had its roots deeply dug in the soil of history which was cultivated with the spilling of innocent blood. The fruit of freedom which we enjoy today is very expensive but the sad part is that many people are not able to understand its price. 231 more words

Plain Thought

“‘I would wish not to be hasty in censuring any one; but I always speak what i think.’

‘I know you do; and it is THAT which makes the wonder. 78 more words

Pride And Prejudice


It was the day many had been waiting for, the opening of the Harbour Arm this weekend.  Everything has gone to plan and the visitors have been coming in their hundreds.   324 more words


My Theatrical Career - So To Speak

I Stage Managed my first show in 1986, “Jesus Christ Superstar”  It will always hold a special place in my heart. For many reasons. I’d always loved the music as well as the story. 3,257 more words