Summer’s over

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The summer holidays are well and truly over.  Photos of our week in Wales (in Horton, on the Gower peninsula) and our week in Scotland (just outside Nairn) are in the gallery — see the link on the right.

Another old photo

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Not sure who this is, but it’s probably a relative on the Casson side of the family.  Any guesses? Unknown Person

Slide scanning has begun

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I have today posted on Picasa the first box of slides that I’ve had scanned (by Pro-Scan).  They look great, and at 4000dpi are much better than I could get with my own scanner.  Now, I have to decide on a way to organise them.  I use Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 for my digital camera photos, but uploading from there… Read more »

Photo: Four British Sailors in North Platte, NE

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I’m going through an old photo album (there’s not much in it) and posting photos from it.  This one has written on the back: Taken at North Platte, Nebraska Four British Sailors bound for San Francisco then parts unknown. Four British Sailors in North Platte, NE

From Walla Crag to the Caribbean

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Not much happening today. I spent the morning in my office going through my piles of stuff, and not accomplishing much.  Shortly after noon I decided to see how quickly Patch and I could get up Walla Crag and back: 48 minutes (which was better than I expected).  Patch is now sleeping on the floor of my office, totally wiped… Read more »

Photo: At the Nut Club

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Another old photo of my dad. I found this one in an old, mostly empty, photo album. It’s in an orange folder: At the Nut Club

Keswick and Derwentwater in 2007

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I hiked up Latrigg this morning and spent a few minutes trying to identify where the last photo was taken from.  Here’s the 2007 version of Keswick and Derwentwater.

Old Postcard: Keswick and Derwentwater

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I’ve scanned an old postcard I bought a while back – I’ll try to find one of my own photos that’s a bit more recent. Keswick and Derwentwater by G. P. Abraham

Happy Birthday to me!

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Hey, it’s my birthday!  Got up early-ish and took Patch for a totally unexpected walk (she was happy!).  Went back to bed after I got home so Helen could bring me breakfast in bed.  Traditional family presentation of presents, and singing of song.  Started reading Neil Gaiman’s Fragile Things.  The main event of the day began at 11:30 — the… Read more »