Just finished re-reading Lord of the Rings. Haven't read it for about
20 years and coming back to it, saw lots I hadn't seen the first few
times around. It's still a wonderful visionary book, a bit ponderous
in parts, but when I finished I felt a tiny pang of grief ... just a
tiny one and only for a moment, but it was there.
Anyway, these are from a forest of twisted trees we strolled through
the other day. These pictures reminded me a little of the forests in
3rd Oct 2007, 03:59
To celebrate its 40th year as a town, Milton Keynes gallery
commissioned this plywood tower, built from a flat pack. You can
climb to the top and feel it swaying in the breeze. By now, the
children are used to me saying 'we don't need to go any higher do we?'
and carrying on with gusto right to the very top. I guess not all
silly fears are passed on to children.
1st Oct 2007, 15:50
Who's gonna be cleaning those shoes?
30th Sep 2007, 19:42
Arrived in the post this morning. I think I'm developng a reference
29th Sep 2007, 08:43
... but winter coats in September?!
(Griff is giving himself a shower with the drips from an overhang)
28th Sep 2007, 10:05
- working on the sofa
- eating toast
- wearing slippers
- jazz music a plenty
- hot water bottles
- sunny view of sun flowers
It doesn't feel so bad that autumn is coming either.
27th Sep 2007, 10:54
Is that a word? When the streets are ugly, shift your focus.
26th Sep 2007, 19:37
... or perhaps they are just bored stiff. I don't know, I don't talk Flemish.
25th Sep 2007, 20:09