A day to bury bad news

Friday was the ending of Parliament for the summer recess… yes your MP’s are having a break.  And Friday was the day to bury bad news. Yes £1.14 million was spent by the Brexit Department fighting the Article 50 case Soldiers numbers – DOWN Police number – DOWN Crime figures – UP Life Expectancy in…

Shopping Around

Now I don’t know about you, but when it comes to insurance renewals.. I am lazy… I simply can’t be assed to log onto a computer… do all the searches and then change who I go with… and then you have cancel the existing policy etc. I have far better things to do with my…

365 Days – Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a strange land – What’s your favourite part about visiting a new place — the food? The architecture? The people watching? So what is my favourite part of visiting a strange land… well it has to be orientated around my hobby of photography.  I love to capture landscapes, flowers and architecture… and there…

The 13th Dr Who

Now before all you feminists jump up and down and start screaming at me… just remember I am all for girl-power.  I am all for equality for women.  I am all for women being treated with respect and dignity.  I deplore people who think women are second-grade citizens. But!!!

Lakeside – Keswick | RyanPhotography

Keswick lies in north-western England, in the heart of the northern Lake District and is the home of the Theatre by the Lake at Lakeside, near Keswick. Source: Lakeside – Keswick | RyanPhotography

Grenfell – An accident waiting to happen

So far the death toll in the Grenfell Tower Fire is 79… with hundreds of people displaced, grieving and not having a clue of what is going to happen to them in the future.  The fire at Grenfell Tower Block should NEVER have happened. And what do we know now… the cladding used to make…

Westminster – Stop the hatred

Yesterday I wrote a post on Facebook (but I’ve removed it this morning) saying it is time to reflect on the events in London 2 days ago. Today is a time for reflection on what happened yesterday in London. But serious questions now have to be answered. Should all our officers be armed? And should there…

WPC – Atop – Overlooking the countryside | RyanPhotography

On top of Bodiam Castle overlooking the Countryside. Another week and another WordPress photography challenge.  And the theme this week is Atop. Plus Lightroom tutorial on how to create a photo frame in Lightroom plus free Lightroom Print Template. Source: WPC – Atop – Overlooking the countryside | RyanPhotography

The Iron Gate at Eltham Court Palace

The processing of an image taken at Eltham Court, created using Topaz Impression Plugin and giving it a powder paint effect in both Lightroom and Photoshop. Source: The Iron Gate at Eltham Court Palace

Together we stand, divided we fall

  Today I was reading something from a friend’s blog and they wrote this: How truly tragic it would be to see this once great nation come to potentially absolute destruction because of the current hate mongering, hate filled rhetoric, and divisiveness. It just staggers my imagination and makes me sick to my stomach. Do you…

Big Men Don’t Cry… Toughen up lad

Today on Facebook I was in a heated debate about the abuse these footballers have suffered as children over the years… and how it is only now that the true extent of this abuse is being made public. You only have to listen to David Lean in this interview to see the depths that a…