I’ve always loved words. I was one of those children who read everything. I’d read the words on the cereal boxes and whisper them so I could sense how they felt. Riboflavin. Thiamin. Magnesium. I wondered a little about what they meant, and I loved the familiarity of seeing them every day. I’d make little… Continue reading My Relationship with Words
If you’re a regular here, you might have noticed that I sometimes take part in Kate’s Listography over at Kate Takes 5. You’ve probably also noticed that I’m annoyingly sentimental. But I don’t think I’ve mentioned that I hoard and retain and find it really hard to throw stuff away. Put those three things together,… Continue reading My Mugography
Had a very productive day at work today – lots of things ticked off the ‘to do’ list. And then the apostrophe / @ key came off while I was typing. Two of my favourite symbols. I’m guessing it gave up from over-use.
Shooting through a wire fence is one of the posts over at Digital Photography School today. We had a couple of zoo visits last year, and fences being a major issue means that some of the photography is quite challenging. I liked this one, though – and partly because it doesn’t really stick within the… Continue reading Through a Wire Fence
This is another from Donna Wilson’s knitted woodland at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
We had another of our visits to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park yesterday. There were new things to see, as usual, including this which was part of a knitted woodland by Donna Wilson. We don’t really ‘do’ art. Neither of us really understands it properly, and yet we love the sculpture park as it all feels… Continue reading Sleep – 15 of 366
Irritating phrases is the theme of this week’s Listography; Kate’s asked us to list the top five phrases that drive us crazy. As soon as I mentioned it to Mike, he groaned. “I can see me being the highlight of this one.” He’s astute. I’ll give him that. 1 – [Something] is as [something] does. … Continue reading Irritating Phrases
Yorkshire Sculpture Park this afternoon. Just as the snow was starting.