Category Archives: Three Wise Men

what I really, really want….

Minefields and Christmas gift buying may not be an ideal comparison but the latter is without doubt an area through¬†which one must step with extreme care, if only hypothetically. Back in the mists of time I went through a period … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Art photography, Christmas, Digital photography, Expectation, Gold, Humour, Myrrh, Photography, Presents, Shopping, Three Wise Men, Uncategorized, Writing, Xmas Presents | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

We Three Kings of Ory and Tar…

It’s a lovely song but it doesn’t take much to realise that something, or someone, is missing. The title declares the presence of three kings yet only the king of Tory and his chum, the king of Tar are mentioned. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Chocolate Mousee, Christmas, desserts, Digital photography, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Myrrh, Religion, Three Wise Men, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 64 Comments

A jolly good egg…..

Another encounter with the scanner has shown me that the gift of giving can permeate the mind of even the meanest spirited electronic brain. It was as though I had encountered the reanimated, fully epiphanised Scrooge, in mechanical form, cheerily … Continue reading

Posted in Art photography, Christmas, Digital photography, Eggs, Emotion, Expectation, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Humour, Memory, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Religion, Still life, Three Wise Men, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Gold,Frankincense and what the f…k is that….

Glac√© cherries and Christmas decorations have something in common apart from looking cheap and cheerful. Their communion is that they both offer much more than they can ever deliver in that they depend on a thin veneer of cosmetic attraction … Continue reading

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