Sirene CS434, a fishing vessel moored on the River Colne at Wivenhoe, Essex. Sadly, Wivenhoe no longer has a port or a shipyard. Happily, it still has a sailing club. From time to time, as well as the leisure craft, smaller working vessels, such as Sirene, can also be seen. A glimpse of the past.
Walking to work along the River Colne in the first frost of this winter, with the ghost of the moon and a reflective swan.
In June 2013: a garden party, dress code white, at the Villa Rees (or Alice/ Aliki), Ialyssos, Rhodes, Greece. The sun set, the wine flowed, the jazz played and friendships were made.
St George's Day 2017, Colchester, Essex. Waiting for the parade to pass by in the High Street.
At St Leonard's in Lexden, Essex.
Perseverance. It all started with the Sunday sermon this week, since when the theme has grown on me. Fortunately, I have realised that, despite 2016 being drunk and long overdue to go home, this year has made me - so, I do and shall persevere. I'm home, too, in Colchester, walking past Number 47 every day, … Continue reading Perseverance
In appreciation of the sea word.