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RLF's Blog


Hello everyone,
I like to turn most of my photos into's what I like anyway.
I'm experimenting quite a lot with lenses & techniques...basically having FUN with photography.
Hopefully you'll notice there is quite a variety of photos & art here...not always to every ones tastes... but hey that's what art is!

If you click on the blue dot next to my initials RLF you'll get to my personal siteWink
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  • Always Look !

    Yesterday I tried to find some drills I bought a few months ago. I searched in the shed, garage and car port and was covered from head to toe in cobwebs and dust. My wife brought me a cob and a cup of tea into the garden for my lunch. After lunch I s...0

    3 May 2021 8:26AM  |  Read


    Views : 154

  • Cowboys ...

    I think Iíve just found out who invented the Quiz Show ... NUMBERWANG :$:$:$ My solicitor :(:(:(0

    21 Feb 2021 5:21PM  |  Read


    Views : 175

  • Bin !

    My grandson likes to help tidy up at the moment by putting bits and bobs in our kitchen bin. Unfortunately he's managed to put my wife's iPhone into the bin and the bin men came yesterday:( My wife has lost her phone ... but worse ... all the photos ...0

    21 Jan 2021 11:06AM  |  Read


    Views : 244

  • Super glue!

    My eldest daughter needed super glue to repair the sleeve of her daughters coat. The tube was early empty so she, in her brilliant mind, decided to squeeze the tube with her teeth! WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG? She was speechless:$ At least the rip /...0

    18 Nov 2020 10:01AM  |  Read


    Views : 275

  • What was it?

    About 15 years ago I was paddling my sea kayak on Lake Windermere about 7 am at theSE corner of the lake. I was about 100 yards off the shore when I was lifted out of the water about 6 inches from a soft bump from below. I tried to look over my left...0

    31 Oct 2020 8:03PM  |  Read


    Views : 286

  • My first and second attempts at real painting

    I'm 67 years young and did my first 'painting' 2 weeks ago and it wasn't too bad. Encouraged by my first ever creation I tried another wet in wet masterpiece. WHAT WENT WRONG? The paper was still soaking after 9 (yes ... NINE DAYS!) I wonder if it w...0

    28 Oct 2020 8:28PM  |  Read


    Views : 219

  • The Vicar of Dibley Christmas Day lunch

    My wife went to work last night at 4:45pm and her last words were ... "I'll be bringing back a large portion of Fish and Chips" About 5 minutes after she left I'd completely forgotten what she'd said and made myself fish and chips with mushy peas .....0

    3 Oct 2020 10:10AM  |  Read


    Views : 281

  • A familiar growl !

    I was at my youngest daughter's house this morning at 8.30 to put up her new plastic shed. She lives about 3 miles from East Midland Airport. I was sorting the million parts from the packing box out on a large workbench when I heard an engine in the ...0

    30 Jul 2020 5:02PM  |  Read


    Views : 266

  • Isolating

    Thinking of ways to entertain myself during the forced isolation. I wrote myself a letter and posted it, exercising when I posted it. A couple of days past before delivery. Disappointment to find it's another poison pen letter!0

    2 Apr 2020 1:06PM  |  Read


    Views : 225

  • Self-isolating

    My wife decided we should try self-isolating ... She's in the house whilst ... I'm in the shed:(0

    22 Mar 2020 7:35AM  |  Read


    Views : 315

  • Champions

    I donít drink champagne... it will have to be cider! So excited about the result. I only wish my parents were here to witness the back to back Premierships. 0

    12 May 2019 5:04PM  |  Read


    Views : 1254

  • Sea life in Birmingham

    As some you may have noticed Iíve put a few shots from the Sealife Aquarium in the heart of Birmingham. I was very impressed with the centre and we all had a great time. Weíll definitely be going back.:) It was nice that you could eat your own food i...0

    28 Apr 2019 4:16PM  |  Read


    Views : 511

  • Bullworker

    Itís my 40th wedding anniversary today. My wife presented me with a very dusty log which actually turned out to be my old Bullworker exercise machine which I bought in 1976. :) She found it on top of the wardrobe in the box room.:D I downloaded all t...0

    14 Apr 2019 5:14PM  |  Read


    Views : 661

  • I know I was mad ... I was always mad.

    I went to the King Power Stadium last night to watch Manchester City play Leicester City in the Quarter Finals of the League Cup. I had to sit amonst all the Leicester fans because I was unable to purchae a ticket for the Manchester end. The game we...0

    19 Dec 2018 3:17PM  |  Read


    Views : 659

  • Remembrance Tribute

    Hi everyone, I've just been shopping near to a small village called Sileby (near Leicester). I noticed some single dinner plate sized poppies dotted about the village and asked an old lady (who was writing a name on one) why they seemed to be so rand...0

    7 Nov 2018 1:02PM  |  Read


    Views : 659