As a photographer I consider myself a beginner, I haven’t found my real style yet. I love trying to meet the challenges of the different groups and admiring the works of other members; it all helps me to progress. I always have my camera with me, in fact the other day my daughter asked me if it was grafted to my wrist! It’s only a little flat Olympus VR320, so I am quite proud of the results I obtain sometimes. I hoot with joy when I get features!
A retired English teacher, I live in a tiny hamlet in the country in Charente Maritime on the south-west coast of France. Most of the nature photos are taken in my garden, which has a beautiful view over the fields, or in the immediate vicinity.
But I also love Paris where I have a small apartment (a big change from the view over the fields!) We go for a week every month and enjoy the bustling streets, the theatre, the exhibitions and the general ambience.

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WOW!! HOMEPAGE FEATURE. SO thrilled!

  • Joined: April 2009

Journal

I love Yorkshire

By gum! 5 Yorkshire mugs sold in one day! Nostalgic? Patriotic? Supportive? Thirsty? / One person? One person bought 3. / Imagine 5 people getting the same Xmas present – happy? / Do they have the Yorkshire tea-bags to make the tea to go inside? / I’ve no idea, no-one left a comment, I can just imagine. / So pleased some-one has found the ideal present. :)
Posted 5 months – Leave a comment

France by a Scotsman - Merci

“France, the country of Descartes, Boulet, Monet, Sartre, Rousseau, Camus, Renoir, Berlioz, Cézanne, Gauguin, Hugo, Voltaire, Matisse, Debussy, Ravel, Sanson, Bizet, Satie, Pasteur, Molière, Frank, Zola, Balzac, Blanc. / Cutting edge science, world class medicine, fearsome security forces, nuclear power, Coco Chanel, Chateau Lafite, Coq Au Vin, Daft Punk, Zizou Zidane, Juliette Binoche, lib…
Posted 6 months – Leave a comment

All about finding the unusual

No hosts in this group for ages, what a pity, I loved it. Opened my eyes to everyday things and enjoyed it.
Posted almost 2 years – Leave a comment

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Curious number today – total views of my photos on Aug 2nd 2014. Thanks to all, and love the new throw pillows. :)
Posted almost 2 years – Leave a comment
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