Monthly Archives: June 2017

What You May Think Of As “Inspirational” Could Just Be Someone Else’s Way To Get Through Life

One of my favourite songs is “Foolin” by Kristyna Myles.  My favourite lyrics are “Who am I foolin’ if I am not myself? Who am I foolin’? I can be nobody else”. The strange thing is that I have recently … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Creole Asparagus — Cooking with a Wallflower

Tender asparagus tossed in olive oil and creole seasoning, roasted with minced garlic, and topped with sliced almonds. This roasted garlic creole asparagus is delicious and perfect as a summer side dish. Happy Monday! There’s only a week left until … Continue reading

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When You Learn Surprising Things About People

There are times when you can become extremely envious of one of your friends.  Especially when they tell you that they have met one of your favourite comedians before the comedian in question became well-known in England.  Not only that … Continue reading

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Behind the Lens – Pure Joy — Planet Bell

This photo of the kids playing with bubbles in Singapore was recently featured on Discover, so I thought I’d give you the backstory on the shot. via Behind the Lens – Pure Joy — Planet Bell

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Sgt Pepper Photos — Sgt Pepper Photos

Welcome to Sgt Pepper Photos Paul McCartney’s dad’s group ‘Jim Mac’s Band’. According to singer, songwriter and actress Kate Robbins (Paul McCartney’s first cousin once removed) this photo is owned in most of the McCartney households. It’s not difficult to … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Event Loseley Hall

Although it was a grey start for the third Loseley Hall annual military gathering the weather did pick up and this Sunday saw a great collection of military enthusiasts. The event was opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey in … Continue reading

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Vivid 2017: A random walk down light street — Etcetera Etcetera Etcetera

Sydney May – June 2017 (17 photos) via Vivid 2017: A random walk down light street — Etcetera Etcetera Etcetera

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Macdonald Farm half-sheets — The Sketchbook

I’ve been waiting for a good day to get out and paint some large size landscapes, and since the forecast was favourable this morning I drove out to McGill’s Macdonald Farm, car loaded with jugs of water, my French easel … Continue reading

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Draw The Line — Discover

“It turns out that comics can touch the soul like no other art form.” This website brings together over 100 comic artists, each illustrating positive, non-partisan political actions that people can take if they want to make a difference. via Draw … Continue reading

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We Must Do More For Those Who Have Served Their Country — UK Politics – The Huffington Post

I was privileged to attend the summer ball held at Grosvenor House by Care After Combat, a wonderful charity which helps veterans struggling with alcohol and substance abuse and goes into prisons to provide therapy and counselling. Guests included cabinet … Continue reading

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