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Xmas 1950’s Style number 2

Thursday 14th December 2017.

 

Gerry A/C 2017 Dec.

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December 14, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Xmas 1950’s Style

Sunday 10th December 2017.

A new idea, Christmas window displays.

Gerry A/C 2017

December 10, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Xmas 1949. Allegedly.. My Start

Tuesday 5th December 2017

I am not sure if this video or card are is genuine regarding their date but they look about right. So here’s a start to my new 2017 Xmas challenge posts. Enjoy.

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Gerry A/C 2017.

December 5, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, News, Personal, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Xmas Warm Up.

Tuesday 21st November 2017.

My city like many others throughout the country have just opened their German markets and any other related shows. Southampton has the flying Santa sleigh as shown below. Coming this weekend the appearance of the Coca Cola lorry is on show at the West quay shopping mall.

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The videos I have posted are very short with an Xmas theme. I haven’t put music because I don’t think is right just yet. Anyway one video does have a little melody. Enjoy.

Gerry A/C 2017©(apart from the coca cola lorry)

November 21, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Christmas Ideas… Early…oh yes. Please

Monday 11th September 2017.

Dare I ask you Clever people to get your brain matter working?

Yes Of Course.

I have one idea that might be suitable but I feel I would have to add a little more, if only to make it more Chrismassy. (made up word but sounds good) But I would very much like your ideas or input, I am aiming to please and hopefully involve others. Lat year I used a suggestion by Trish Worth. Hope she s still about and will read this.

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PS:  will be away from Wednesday for the next ten days and cannot be sure of internet/wifi etc. But if  can reply I will, otherwise it will be from the 23rd. Thanks for your suggestions in advance.

Gerry A/C Sept 2017

September 11, 2017 Posted by | Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 16 Comments

New Camera… Ooh Shiny

Saturday 19th August 2017

Ooh, Shiny!

Diversions, distractions, and delightful detours.

These pictures were some of the first taken by my new camera. A Nikon Coolpix B500 something ..something etc. HD videos and many settings yet to understand. Initial view is I am very pleased. Have more pictures in my folders but I thought these were a good start. Some of an Abbey and grounds. A few macro, very pleased with the result. I love macro…when they work that is.

Gerry A/C 2017

 

August 19, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

My Birthday Treat Final Part.

Saturday 29th July 2017

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Gerry A/C 2017

July 29, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

The Scribbler Scribbles. (Watership Down)

Monday 13th March 2017

Some may say this book is not a classic, I say it is and so does Wiki’ (Watership Down is a classic adventure novel, written by English author Richard Adams,)

Born Richard George Adams
9 May 1920
Wash Common, Newbury, Berkshire, England
Died 24 December 2016 (aged 96)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

The original book cover.
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Release date: November 1972

I first bought this book in 1974 and promptly read it from cover to cover. It was my type of story, a fantasy and well written. Not to forget it was about rabbits, adorable and cuddly creatures and makes one cry when harm comes to one them. Richard Adams the author, became one of my favourite writers, I went on to read other titles by him. PLAGUE DOGS 1977- SHARDIK- 1974 & GIRL IN A SWING 1980. All brilliant stories and each was made into film, some with changes, ie, characters names. I say all are a must read. 

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My mistake was to read the book first, however, saying this I didn’t really have much choice as the film was released at a much later date, 1978. The film at the time was a bit of a flop, and I could see why. Not very good animation or art work in my view. But if one hadn’t read the book then, by having nothing to compare, I am sure one would enjoy it. I later did. But what helped this film was its music especially one track. “Bright Eyes” is a song written by Mike Batt  (ex Wombles) and performed by Art Garfunkel.

 

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Gerry A/C 2017

March 13, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

The Scribbler Writes Again.📝

ScribblerThursday 2nd March 2017.

Since Xmas I have decided to read some classic books. My last post about 39 Steps was number one, some might say it is not a classic. My second was ‘To Kill a Mockingbird”. However I have now watched a film of this book even though I could only find the one.

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I was surprised to see that the film, starring Gregory Peck, followed pretty close to the book. ,,however there were a few minor changes to the book. The ones that were noticeable were parts of the story being left out. This did not affect the story-line. Where the book, like most books, write descriptions of people and their expressions or the environment. Some try to put the reader into a place or situation this film uses the visual qualities and camera work and techniques of film. If you haven’t read the book or seen the film I strongly advise that you do, I am sure you will enjoy it. I say to you now ‘Good Viewing or Reading or Both’.

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March 2, 2017 Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

Christmas without Brother.

Sunday 25th December 2016

I am cheating today, Christmas is in the post title rather than the song title. After all this is a special day for all.

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Still thinking of you.

Christmas may be a little emptier but our hearts are always strong and our minds are thinking of you forever.

I can’t believe it has been 4 months without you walking this world.

Gerry A/C 2016

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