Trip to Durham

Yesterday I went to see my son Daniel at Durham where he is at University and I took the opportunity to do some homework on the way.   Yes it is never too late to learn new skills and I am presently just over half way through a night school course on Basic Digital Photography.

I have always been pleased with my photographs and just wanted to get the hang of the technical stuff on my camera.  Well I am loving the course and I am now seeing the world through a different lens (pardon the pun)    The course home work was a photo journal  and to incorporate  the skills we have learnt.    Well below are some of my photos from the journey…   (I hope you like them)


Peterborough Station and leading lines



Love this in black and white,  the movement of the person rushing “Your life hangs by a thread…”





Little Cat chilling


Durham Station


The bridge at the end of the river


Shop window and I did not go in!




Green gargoyle


Black and white


End of my journey….


Oxford, Squarrels and Fungi

Extremely friendly squarrelLast Weekend I went to Oxford to see my son who is a University there.     He took us on a delightful walk where we met some incredibly friendly squirrels along the leaf strewn paths by the river,  a herd of cows on the meadow and the geese splashing about in the water.  Lots of fungi were bursting up around the decaying wood and the shapes and colours were so perfect.

It was a lovely autumnal day and it was good to see where he walks when he has the need for space and that is where we decided that squirrels should be forthwith known as squarrels.   🙂

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