Where We Live – North Hampshire

Where We Live – North Hampshire

The name Basingstoke doesn’t conjure up many wonderful images. It’s a post war new town full of ideally placed shops, facilities, ring roads and roundabouts. To be fair, it has everything you need or could possibly want from a large town from indoor...
Banana and Pecan Cake – Yummy!

Banana and Pecan Cake – Yummy!

If you are a regular reader you will know that I recently changed my life by buying a food processor. This revelation has become a joy to my two week-day lodgers who look forward to a cake each week that they can take to work as a little treat. I haven’t asked...
Image of the Week #14 – Sunshine

Image of the Week #14 – Sunshine

When I originally wrote this we were basking in glorious sunshine. Since then it has snowed in Scotland and rained pretty much everywhere else… so let’s remember a week or so ago when the weather was fabulous and many of us even got our shorts out!...
Image of the Week #13 – Black and White

Image of the Week #13 – Black and White

I find it interesting as a photographer, when I ask people of my parent’s generation how they would like their prints , they most often say in colour.  I think this is because in their day most affordable photography was taken on black and white film. Black and...
Image of the Week #12 – Spring has Sprung!

Image of the Week #12 – Spring has Sprung!

Spring is certainly here! Although the weather has not been great in the north, we have had a taste of summer in the south and Mother Nature has been romping away! At last the trees are turning green and there are splashes of colour in the hedgerows and in our...