Thursday, 24 December 2015

Christmas Eve

Last minute shoppers in the Mander Centre. I'm going Awol for the holiday so Happy Christmas and see you on the other side.

Monday, 21 December 2015

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Friday, 18 December 2015

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Christmas Roses

The weather has been so mild recently that rose 'Bonica' is opening new buds every day.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Friday, 11 December 2015

High Noon

All the clocks in Waitrose, except one, are set at twelve o'clock.

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Tuesday, 8 December 2015


The crane is on the Penn road on the site of a complex of sheltered housing for the elderly. In the distance two shropshire hills are just visible. On the left the Long Mynd, behind the crane the Wrekin.

Monday, 7 December 2015

Rookery street Wednesfield

The building on the right was formally a cinema, the local fleapit, known as the Smack.

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Knitting Group

The Knit Chat group meet in Beatties (House of Fraser) every Tuesday and Saturday.

Friday, 4 December 2015

Railway Arch

This building was the original entrance to the railway station. It now houses a coffee shop.

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Wednesday, 2 December 2015


I see Prince Albert is sporting a festive sash. Do you think it would have amused his wife?

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Shop Window

These boots were made for walking. Shoe shop in Dudley street.

Monday, 30 November 2015

Berry Street

The back of the Grand Theatre on the right. St. Peter's church can be seen above the roof tops.

Sunday, 29 November 2015

A.and E. Department

The new Accident and Emergency dept. at New Cross hospital, opened this week.

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Christmas lights

The Christmas tree has arrived and the lights turned on in Queen Square.

Friday, 27 November 2015

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Sky View

After not appearing all day, the sun peeped out to give us a fiery sunset.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Monday, 23 November 2015


Two pillars outside St. Peter's with 1000 years between them. On the left the Saxon pillar dating from the 9th century and on the right the 20th century war memorial.

Saturday, 21 November 2015


A few patches of snow were visible on the Brown Clee this morning. At 2am my lawn was also covered with a sprinkling of the white stuff, but by morning it had gone. We have been spoiled this autumn with very mild weather, hope this isn't about to change.

Friday, 20 November 2015

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Monday, 16 November 2015


Diabetes centre New Cross. The original victorian buildings on the site (originally a workhouse) have mostly been replaced with something more modern.

Sunday, 15 November 2015


New multistorey carpark at New Cross hospital. Hope this removes some of the congestion of parking in nearby streets.

Saturday, 14 November 2015


St. Luke's Blakenhall, church spire peeping over the houses.

Friday, 13 November 2015


The weather has improved after a stormy night, it is very cold though.

Thursday, 12 November 2015


The holly berries in my garden are starting to turn red. They will soon be attracting the birds, so I may not have any left for Christmas,

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Monday, 9 November 2015

Sunday, 8 November 2015


A not-so- welcome visitor to my garden. He, or his relatives, sabotaged my Blackbirds' nest twice last spring so in the end they went elsewhere.

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Land Clearance

Work continues on the land next to Waitrose. So far it is a sea of mud and heaps of rubble.

Friday, 6 November 2015


This concrete bench in Princess street was commissioned from China at a cost of £20,000. Locals consider that the public money could have been put to better use.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Snow Hill

Looking up Snow Hill towards the ring road. The inevitable roadworks as you can see.