Sad Trumpet- Look, See, Pray

I have mixed feelings as April ends. It happens every year when the daffs in the garden finally finish their cheery display; there is usually a bit of a break between their passing and the next influx of colour. This year I have marked it by photographing the “Last Trumpet of Spring.” The trumpet is still big, brassy and bold but the other petals are fading fast. Yet the warm spring sunshine glows through it- at first glance it is still gorgeous. But change is coming and the daffodils are departing. … More Sad Trumpet- Look, See, Pray

Simplicity – Look, See, Pray

Giraffes live an admirably simple life in the UK.  They’re all in lock down!  This one was photographed at Paignton Zoo, mid-snack, using my first digital camera. (It was a Minolta with limited specifications, but still took some nice photos.)   I have spent years wondering what her expression signifies. Is she content, or wishing she had some mayonnaise to make supper more palatable? You decide. … More Simplicity – Look, See, Pray

Malachi 3:1-4

Advent 2 – Refiner’s fire and fuller’s soap? How is fire like soap, and what’s a fuller when he’s at home? (That’s Northern for ‘whoever he is’.) Stand back, here comes the science bit! … More Malachi 3:1-4