Seaside postcards

I went to Eastbourne for my birthday. I’m rather liking the camera on the Google Pixel 6, it’ll never match what I can do with my SLR, but I don’t carry the SLR around much anymore because phone cameras have got so good.

The worst prime minister of your life

So far? I heard on the radio the announcement of Liz Truss being selected, I was pottering in my shed on a day off work. I was making cider from some windfall apples. Will the cider last longer than the new PM?

Tea and Cake

There’s a nice place in Kent, close to a castle and a palace, that’s very good for afternoon Tea. We go there a few times per year. We went yesterday, and took the dog.


I started August with great plans to post every day / every week / at least once. It wasn’t that I did nothing to write about, it’s just that I’m a lazy sod. I’ve walked in the company of The Gentle Author, I’ve walked the mail rail loop, I’ve walked the financial district of London …