Much ado about nothing
Well that is about what I have been up to in the last month since my trip to Garlieston. Commitments at home decorating have taken up my time so that only short trips out is what I managed.
June started off well with the extended bank holiday weekend and I thought a good chance to get some photos of a crane that appeared at work to lift some new coolers over the building , unfortunately due to a technical error the lift was cancelled and now probably put off till the next bank holiday where I should be able to get some more photos. On the Monday Cholsey had its Diamond Jubilee celebrations and I managed to get some photos round there in the evening of the bands playing and the crowds enjoying themselves (including my son) .
A chance reading on the Reading Forum lead me to a forgotten graveyard in Reading which held 11 war graves and on the way home I managed to update the bridges I had been covering on the railway . Then it was more photos round Cholsey for the Parish Council's new website . The month ended with an early (for me) morning up on Streatley Hill to get some panoramic shots which though I was pleased with them I may well go and head back and get some more .
During the month I was contacted by a James Whitaker who asked if I had come across what looked like a memorial, after some tracking down I finally found it downstream from where he thought it was. What’s more it was not quite a memorial more a folly and written on it was an account of the person who lived there’s younger days at university only in Latin. The book he wrote has just been published on Kindle and is called “Tails of three men in a boat” and the cover photo is one of mine which is of Jerome K Jerome’s headstone that I sent to him .
July seems to have got off to a good start with getting photos of local villages and churches. I will just have to hope the rest of the month works out as well.
- Tue, 10 Jul 2012 at 13:02
- Grid Square
- Chosen Photo
blog comments powered by Disqus