Monthly Archives: January 2013

Portsmouth’s War Memorial

The piece on the Soviet War Memorial in Berlin a couple of weeks ago reminded me of a memorial in Portsmouth. Not on such a grand scale as its Berlin counterpart but the Great War cenotaph, and the adjacent World … Continue reading

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Cranfield’s Mill

Cranfield’s Mill and Waterside Development (above) taken from Stoke Quay with a close up of the Victorian frontage of Cranfield’s Mill (below). Development of this part of the wet dock stopped several years ago (the developer went into administration) and … Continue reading

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Alton Water

A pair of swans come into land at Alton Water earlier today.

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Responsive Web Design

Last year was an unusual one in that for the first time in over 10 years PC sales were lower than the previous year. The reason for this is the huge growth in tablet sales which, worldwide, are expected to … Continue reading

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Brrrrrr….. (Part Three)

Regular readers must now becoming familiar with picturesque views of the Orwell and St Mary’s Church, Wherstead, which were done no harm at all by the latest snowfall.

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Town 1 Barnsley 1

One of the poorest games at Portman Road for a while. Not quite plumbing the depths – performance wise – of the Derby and Sheffield Wednesday home games, but depressing nonetheless. Had it not been for some profligate finishing by … Continue reading

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Brrrrrr….. (Part Two)

A few pictures of a wintery Broom Hill. The top picture is of Westbourne Library which was recently awarded a Grade Two listing by The Secetary of State for Culture Media & Sport. The library was originally built as a … Continue reading

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Red Poll

No apologies for yet another picture of the River Orwell Bridge and another view down the Orwell towards Felixstowe. The cattle in the latter are part of a herd of Red Poll cows a breed native to the county. Commercialisation … Continue reading

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Snow and ice. A struggle to scrape the stuff off the car this morning but it certainly adds a little something to the landscape…

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World Cup Quartet

Football Statues No 58 (in a series of several): World Cup Quartet The “Champions” statue, a few hundred yards away from West Ham United’s Boleyn Ground, features the World Cup winning quartet of Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters and … Continue reading

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