The answer to the face on the York Wall

Yesterday's blog post included a photo of what I saw in 2009, and again in 2018, as a 'face' in the wall in York. Barry had taken a photo nine years ago after I pointed it out to him. He transformed it into two rather cool pieces of artwork, that we sadly sold at auction … Continue reading The answer to the face on the York Wall

Lincoln Castle, Cathedral, and Concert – part one

Barry's been akin to a kid in a candy store recently. You know that Christmas Day feeling of wonderment, when you open the gift you've been longing for? As a professional photographer for over 35 years, he'd aim to be at the top of his game, purchasing the best equipment he could afford. Photography is … Continue reading Lincoln Castle, Cathedral, and Concert – part one

Some snowy scenes from Barry for the northern hemisphere winter solstice

Hurrah! I've managed to secure the snowy scenes Barry shot last week around Lichfield, in between selling calendars. Sadly he wasn't able to get many images of the canals seeing as we're mostly stationary at the moment. Enjoy ... Lichfield Cathedral - as seen during our walk to work on Monday 12th December What a … Continue reading Some snowy scenes from Barry for the northern hemisphere winter solstice

Barry’s Favourite 50 Images from 2015 – Part 1

It's been a very long time since I've written and posted on this blog, generally I leave it in Sandra's capable hands ... However I wanted to select and post some images I took during our 2015 cruising season.¬†Some of these have previously appeared on the blog, but many haven't; so it's an opportunity to … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite 50 Images from 2015 – Part 1

Boat businesses – it’s all go on and off NB Areandare

Winter may be the time of hibernation for many animals. We may have come to a standstill in relation to continuous cruising, but definitely not in regards to 'working'. Making self-employment on/from a boat work I recently read entrepreneurs leave behind 40 hour working-weeks to find more freedom and flexibility in their life. This resonated … Continue reading Boat businesses – it’s all go on and off NB Areandare

More Spring Market news from Captain Ahab

Barry didn't get much of a chance to take photographs at The Spring Market last Saturday. Not that we're complaining, he had a whole heap of folks interested in his boat-full of all things home-brew related. However, he's promised me there will be a selection¬†of his exceptional photos available to post in the near future … Continue reading More Spring Market news from Captain Ahab