Yesterday was a good day. To be clear, I do see most days that way; I can usually find occasion to smile and moments of gratitude. Unusually, yesterday was aware how good it was, too, and reminded me frequently. Now, it's almost daylight when I leave the house in the morning, telling me Spring is … Continue reading Sunset on a Good Day
Sunset camels ~ Essaouira © Tori Andrews
As this year draws to a close, I'd like to give special mention to all those I've worked with in 2018. To those students, lecturers, invigilators, administrators, fellow volunteers and members of the public I was privileged to meet - whether for the first time, or once again - you've been brilliant. You may not … Continue reading Team 2018.
On the way home from work on Friday, on the spur of the moment, I decided to visit Colchester Castle and make the most of my resident's pass. It was dark, the gates to the park were barely open, and the Castle itself was about to close to the public for the night. Randomly, I … Continue reading Jail Time
The Moon and Venus (and a passing aircraft) as seen at 07:00 this morning, in Colchester, England. Taken facing south-east. A beautiful way to start the day.
Taken outside the Grand Master's Palace at the top of the Street of the Knights in Rhodes Old Town, Greece on 3 October, at midnight. I much prefer the place late at night, off season. Fewer people and less noise make for greater atmosphere.
'It was one of those autumn mornings which are devoid of melancholy, when the weather seems to be cleaning its house. A broom of wind sent the clouds above flying briskly and kept the fallen leaves scudding along the pavements, the trees looked as if they were being stripped to let the rains get at … Continue reading One of those autumn mornings.