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Autumn by ian osborne Church window by ian osborne The Immortals by ian osborne Les Halles, Marthon, France by ian osborne Magnus (detail) by ian osborne Magnus by ian osborne The Game of Pétanque by ian osborne Bottes de paille, Orgedeuil, France by ian osborne Cathédral at Angoulême, France by ian osborne Pub Irlandais, Montbron, France by ian osborne Confolens, France by ian osborne Cathédral St Pierre, Angoulême, France by ian osborne Café Metropole, Brussels by ian osborne Road works, Old Compton Street, London by ian osborne Approaching St Marks by ian osborne Au Soleil by ian osborne Aubeterre-sur-Dronne by ian osborne Puy l'Evêque by ian osborne Summer Rain by ian osborne Château de la Rochefoucauld, France by ian osborne Gordes, France by ian osborne Chez Maurice, Montbron, France by ian osborne Château Chabrot, Montbron, France by ian osborne Old door, Luz, Portugal by ian osborne Sol y Sombra by ian osborne Old Door, Lyon, France by ian osborne 'Tulip' Door by ian osborne Door, Chez Bourret, France by ian osborne Les Michelots (Wine version) 2 by ian osborne Old Door, Varaignes, France by ian osborne Old Door by ian osborne Café Jouve, Aurel, France by ian osborne Old Wooden Door by ian osborne Old Door, Lavaudieu, France by ian osborne After Mass by ian osborne Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Venice by ian osborne Doorway, Lavaudieu, France by ian osborne Doorway, Sainte-Croix, France by ian osborne Village Scene, France by ian osborne Blue shutters and hollyhocks by ian osborne Commission - House, Charente by ian osborne

We were robbed

Fancy putting a French ref in charge.

It’s only a game

nymphettes in pink tutus

It should have been me

“Don’t pretend you don’t remember,” snarled Higgins.

Double Rollover

He’d told me it was idiotproof but I couldn’t figure it out

Evolution of a story

So here we are, at the mercy of reporters with their own agendas and our own ill-informed, biased opinions

An irritating little bastard

I circled behind him letting him know I was there, buzzing loudly to cause the maximum antagonism.
Artichokes? Not at that price! by ian osborne View of Gordes, Provence, France by ian osborne Blue Shuttered Window by ian osborne Weathered Shutters by ian osborne Market Day Coffee Break by ian osborne

Time was (part 4)

Nowadays you have to wear a hard hat to use a public toilet

Time was (part 3)

And if you bought a new refrigerator you just dumped the old one in the woods

Time was (part 2)

all you got was a slap on the wrist

Time was

Bet he wishes he’d been more careful now

Which way the wind blows

As the game advanced I fancied that I could see him getting weaker and behaving strangely.
Le Vieux Château, Varaignes, France by ian osborne

Turtlehead

The fact that my nose is slightly hooked will help this impression.

The Tide is High

I got the old man caught in the zip

Hot Air

“I’ve found the skeleton of a Spiny-Backed Notfish frozen in the ice. It’s going to call for delicate handling.” / “Those spiny-back…
Watercolour Wash by ian osborne Window with Balcony by ian osborne

English in France

“Who’s the loudmouthed wanker in the cravat?”
Front Façade - Bussière-Badil Church, France by ian osborne Château de Commarque, France by ian osborne La Roque Gageac, France by ian osborne Vue de Gordes, France by ian osborne Old Doorway with Bougainvillea by ian osborne

Bridge Partners

So many nutters around

Breathless in Bognor

“She could die George.” / “WE ARE NOT GOING BACK.” / “She’s going blue.” / “It suits her.&#…
Château Puymartin, France by ian osborne

Blue Condition

He now gets green and blue mixed up
In The Shade of the Jacaranda Tree by ian osborne Château at La Rochefoucauld, France by ian osborne Wisteria  by ian osborne The Lollipop Man 2 by ian osborne The Lollipop Man 1 by ian osborne

The Devil Made Me Do It

Those little victories for good over evil really gave me a buzz

Blue Moon of Kentucky

When I got the invitation to the engagement party I tore it into a hundred pieces which made me feel better for about two seconds.
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