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These Are a Few Of My Favourite Things


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These Are a Few Of My Favourite Things

24 Apr 2020 9:22AM   Views : 363 Unique : 263

We had another Zoom meeting of ADAPS members last night and it went very well. Our project was to show some objects that had some significance for us, and there was a good selection from those who took part. When I had a look at this to make preparations for my contribution I must confess I hit a bit of a blank wall. After all, what can have significance in these days of lockdown? Health is what we need, not artifacts. Yet there are of course all sorts of things that do, and equally well, whilst in Lockdown in particular, we have plenty of opportunity to look at them again. I think I would elevate my family archive as being very important - pictures of people, but I also have lots of incidentals such as old bank books, cheque books, ID cards, awards and so on. I accumulate family memorabilia like a magnet and can't bear to throw anything away.

But in the end I just looked for some interesting oddments, and then added an interloper to bind them together and also form a lead-in to tomorrow's blog. Planning ahead, no less! So here is my small panel of interesting things....

Love it or hate it.....

My toddler years toy dog, say hello to Mickey!

My constant companions, wherever I go

Made by me and brother-in-law Mark and Ian Beswick.

A few essential lenses!

And of course a small red and yellow box that binds them all together - the mainstay of my photography for many, many years. But more of that tomorrow!

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