Category Archives: bread

on sandwiches and their filling…

“Life is just a shit sandwich” – discuss. There are those of us that read, when seated on the porcelain throne, and those that write. The writers among us seem to choose to do this on walls and only in public … Continue reading

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pain relief…

  Street furniture, as a term, is an oxymoron: as a manifestation, an abhorrence. It can, however, be amusing as in the plethora of pavement situated wind driven spinning signs which are as unpleasing to the eye as are the small piles of … Continue reading

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Parmesan, bread and oil…

As the year moves relentlessly forward, signs of the ineluctable change of season make themselves known. The leaves begin to fall, and I begin to chop and saw wood. It would be untrue to say that I look forward to … Continue reading

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Cheesed off..

Earlier today I had read a review of an eatery in London where , for £100, two people could enjoy fish and chips with a glass of wine. Bile, spleen and age formed a phalanx within me to add strength and … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Art photography, bread, Cheese, Digital photography, Emotion, Excess, Fish, Fish'n chips, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

The Goat of many colours that my mama gave to me…

I have just noticed that Tennessee produces some fine goat cheeses which leads me to surmise that it was Dolly’s original intention to sing her about her goat rather than the unfortunate fashion choice of her mother which resulted in … Continue reading

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Driving out the black dog………..

The black dog is abroad on such a day as today, which has been so remorseless in its doleful gloominess that the arrival of evening has been a sweet relief. As darkness falls the lights go on and the warmth … Continue reading

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