Tag Archives: disappointment

Claude’s plums

My love for Claude’s plums is a love which can indeed say its name and, should there be any doubt about that,  I shall be happy to shout it from the rooftops. I say this safe in the knowledge that … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Childhood memories, Digital photography, Excellence, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Humour, Memory, Photography, Reine Claude, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Poule A or Poule..?

A glaring misjudgment that I made early in our life here in France remains, annoyingly,  as fresh in the minds of those who witnessed it as on the day of my gaffe. With the best of naive intentions I bought a fresh chicken from … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Chicken, Cooking, Cuisine bourgeoise, Digital photography, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Herbs and Spices, Humour, Photographic Prints, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Failing to get the point ..

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the first pencils are pushing through. Sharpening the trunks to reveal the graphite core has not been easy and has been, in many ways, a disappointment. Ideally the “lead” would … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Bad luck, Digital photography, Excellence, Expectation, French countryside, Humour, Illusion, Luck, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Photoshop, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

The difficulty in life is the choice….

At this point in my life I don’t feel that I am challenged by life changing choices which leaves me in the fortunate state of having more time to consider a question, that question often being a choice. The downside of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Art photography, Bad Habits, Digital photography, Drinks, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Illusion, lifestyle, Luck, Macaron, Macaroon, photography course, Photography holiday, Reality, Uncategorized, Vicarious pleasure, Virtual, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments