Living in a designated historic area I guess we should expect the unusual, so it was with mild surprise that we discovered that there was to be a run for charity with a route that would pass right by our front door. The race is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Gaston County with the purpose of raising finds for nonprofit organisations within the community. Continue reading →
It’s been a little while since my last post for which I apologise. In between this post and my last one I’ve been focusing a lot on photography and my most recent foray into the world of color wheels and … Continue reading →
Looking at a map of the world the other day, in particular North America and Canada, I was reminded of how vast a land mass this continent that we now live on is. In the old days, the home country … Continue reading →
Since coming to America I’ve discovered a health issue that I’ve previously been immune to. Allergies.
When I’d heard people talk about ‘allergies’ in the past it always reminded me of Jack Lemon as Felix Ungar in The Odd Couple. All my life I’ve been able to romp about in the hay bales, stroll through fields chest high with rape plants, inhale deeply the fragrances of flower gardens, watch fluffy clouds traverse across the sky whilst lying on my back in a summer meadow, etc, etc …… you get the picture.
Now, I have to take an antihistamine tablet everyday unless I want to spend the day sneezing my head off! The reason? This stuff: Continue reading →
I seem to be leaping in and out of my chair the whole time, and rushing outside with my camera in hand, to take photos of the flora as spring shifts into full gear. After the somberness of winter it’s … Continue reading →