Another Lock Down Looms

Another Lock Down Looms

In the last post I said that we were in lock down again but it was not quite as strict as the last time. Although accurate at the time things have changed somewhat. That lock down has been relaxed for a week with cafes, restaurants and bars permitted to open. From...
How much is that camera?

How much is that camera?

I hark back to the days of film when you bought a camera and used it until it got broken beyond reasonable repair or it was worn out. Now some camera manufacturers bring out a new model every couple of years. I think Canon and Nikon work on a four year cycle which is...
The new normal?

The new normal?

Yesterday I walked into Bangor town centre. There’s a lot more traffic on the roads than even a week ago although most shops are still closed. There are more cyclists than usual, many on shiny new bikes and some of them looking a bit shaky. At the marina there was...
Hair Dye and DIY

Hair Dye and DIY

The lockdown continues and with hair salons being closed and no one having any idea when they might open Rosemarie took things into her own hands and got some hair dye. Surprisingly, as I assisted, things went well and when I wasn’t assisting I took some photographs....
Cats and Haircuts

Cats and Haircuts

Recently on the Today programme there was a report about a tiger in New York Zoo that had been infected with Coronavirus by its keeper. The report said there was no evidence to suggest the virus could be transferred from cats, big or small, to humans but they quoted a...