365 Project – Day 304

Halloween! Today is Halloween which was originally a British thing which lost popularity but is now back with a vengeance as an American import. The reason for Halloween’s decline is that we started celebrating Guy Fawkes Night (aka Bonfire Night) on November 5th, of which more next week. Last year I bought the most awful…

365 Project – Day 303

Steps and Blue Door. This picture was taken at the Bishop’s Palace at Wells in Somerset, England. This is the traditional residence of the Bishop of Bath and Wells; bishops’ palaces have become to be seen as something of an excess in these times of recession, earlier this year when a new bishop took over…

365 Project – Day 302

Jay. Sometimes when I’m out for a walk I cut through the grounds of the Royal United Hospital, where I was lucky enough to spot this Jay. Normally a very shy bird this one continued to scratch away in the undergrowth long enough for me to get my camera out and take this picture. For…

365 Project – Day 301

Wells Cathedral. As it has been such a lovely day we popped over to Wells today; as the Bishop’s Palace was open we went to have a look at that. This was a good choice as it stands in a walled defensive compound, presumably to protect the ‘wells’ and has gardens that were colourful and…

365 Project – Day 300

Royal Victoria Park, Bath. This morning first thing I took Maude for a walk and realised that there is still so much colour about apart from the expected autumn tones. We passed one garden that was completely full of dahlias in so many different colours. Later on we walked into town with Mrs Sixwheeler through…

365 Project – Day 298

Husband Créche. Mrs Sixwheeler took me shopping today and we came across this, which I thought was a brilliant idea and was keen to try it out. I was over-ruled and as a result ended up in Marks &Spencer abandoned in an armchair and surrounded by ladies’ underpinnings. I did get some very odd looks.…