The Sunday Ramble: risk
Image: Courtesy of Wikipedia
In life there are constant risks. Every time we drive we risk road traffic accidents and death. We can contract some dreadful illness at any time and die horribly. We can have some financial disaster and find ourselves begging on the streets. (more…)
The Review: a green and pleasant land
The political parties have been asking voters to choose who should control local councils in the UK this week. I usually post nice photos of the Black Country, but much of it is ugly dereliction. Caused by a dereliction of duty by local politicians and council officials. This is England’s ‘green and pleasant land’. (more…)
Two can live as cheaply as one
I have started today’s post with a few images of the local park here in Wednesbury. It’s a bit rough, but we like it… It’s Victorian and traditional. We need to get back to traditional values don’t we? We need to get back to the Victorian work ethic, family values and knowing one’s place. Right? (more…)
Politicians: Are you impressed?
I’ve been thinking about art this week. What do you think of my picture today? Impressed? The political parties started their conferences this week and tried to come up with a few policies. Did they impress you? Me neither…
The English eccentric
Today’s picture is of the River Tame, here in the Black Country. There are millions of flowers growing down the sides in Spring; this was last May. Only an English eccentric would know something like that. I shall check again this year and see if they grow along the Tame in Sandwell Valley.
Learning from history
I’ve used one of my pictures of the full moon today. Sometimes I think the loonies have taken over the world. Then I look back at history and realise they have always been in charge. I watched the Second World War in colour last night on YouTube. The depression of the 1930’s led to world war.