life through my lens

my passion is travel; my enjoyment photography

These are a few of my favourite things….

I just love this photo. I took it whilst on a walk through Magadelene College in Cambridge.  It was late afternoon and the sun was shinging down through a gap in the trees and splashed down on these snowdrops.  I love the delicate bell-shaped flowers of the snowdrop and it always reminds me of the Sound of Music!

sunlight on snowdrops 🙂

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April 8, 2010 Posted by | flowers | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good friends

In the afternoon of the the same day, my dear friend Andrew, who was in town for the day met up with me and we went walk-about through town. Me playing tour-guide!  We managed to sweet-talk our way into Queen’s College and I achieved one of my dreams in life….to walk across the Mathematics Bridge over the River Cam.  The memory I took from that day is; friends are dear and important and by being nice you can get to things without paying for them 🙂

a walk across the Mathematical Bridge in Cambridge; a goal achieved

March 18, 2010 Posted by | travel | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will you still have fun!

I recently spent a week in Cambridge and had a marvellous time caring for a 94yr-old man who despite his age was still very active.  In order to get around town easily he has a motorised scooter.  Suffice to say he should really have a red flag in front!!! Great fun. On this particular day we were on our way to the Science dept, to chat via video-link to the British Weather station in Antarctica & the memory I took with me of this time is that you can still have a good time even when you’re very old 🙂

March 16, 2010 Posted by | travel | , , , , | 1 Comment