The Maritime Provinces

Driving from Bar Harbor to Prince Edward Island we were bombarded with high winds and heavy rain. In Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island’s capital we escaped the weather by taking refuge at a community theatre performing the musical “Anne and Gilbert”. It was an excellent production and a great introduction to “Anne of Green Gables” country. … Continue reading The Maritime Provinces

Fall in New England

We arrived in Boston by train from New York. There is always a degree of anxiety changing hotels and cities. Boston was hosting a Red Socks match so the town was buzzing. As a result, our hotel was two train stops out of town near Sullivan Station. The Station area itself is a picture of … Continue reading Fall in New England

A Week In New York

Lyn and I spent a week in New York each armed with a seven-day subway ticket and a New York Pass for five attractions. We visited the Met, the Natural History museum, the Guggenheim and the Museum of Modern Art; sauntered through Central Park and had a picnic; hired bikes and rode over the Brooklyn … Continue reading A Week In New York

The Importance of Being Earnest

This post is all about the current production of Oscar Wilde’s famous play “The Importance of Being Earnest” by The Mordialloc Theatre Company. It is directed by Vicki Smith who also designed the almost black and white set. The play features Stephen Shinkfield, Kieran Tracy, Ian McMahon, Keith Hutton, Melissa New, Haley Lawson-Smith, Janine Evans … Continue reading The Importance of Being Earnest

Over Four Decades Ago

While searching for images to run as a slideshow for our 50th wedding anniversary this month I found a number of black and white pictures. They are of my three sons who are all grown men now.

Some of these images are from negatives that I had lost years ago and have just rediscovered. I notice that there are not many pictures of Martin and Paul when they were very young and lots of Michael. This was because I only shot colour slides during the early part of their lives.

In those days husbands were kept well away from the delivery process and it was only with Michael that I was allowed to photograph his birth.

 

Limestone Coast and Pink Lakes

  Camping It was the feral bees swarming around water we had left in a dish that caused us pack up and hastily leave the Pink Lakes some years ago and they did it again this time. Keeping them out of the car while we were packing and not getting stung was a very necessary … Continue reading Limestone Coast and Pink Lakes