Dundas Basin Elsan Point

The Elsan disposal point at Dundas Basin on the Kennet & Avon Canal was taken out of service back in November 2011 and has remained broken since; British Waterways plan to have a temporary elsan point operational some time in April, with full repairs coming on-line in August this year. BW say the cost of this temporary disposal point at Dundas while it […]

100 Book, Camera, Photography, Tamarisk April 12, 2012 Skippy No comments

Book 2: Fox Talbot

John Hannavy’s “Fox Talbot: An Illustrated Life of Willian Henry Fox Talbot, ‘Father of Modern Photography’, 1800 -1877[note Amazon]” Fox Talbot is universally recognised as the father of modern photography. His ‘calotype’ or ‘Talbotype’ process was the first working photographic process to use the now familiar format of negatives and positives. He was an ambitious man but […]

Tamarisk March 28, 2012 Skippy No comments

A Month Sans Tea

As some of you know, I am going a month with out Tea, Coffee, or Chocolate. As I had given up my lovely Yorkshire Tea (for hard water), b0atg1rl started feeding me Pepper mint tea while I was at home. However at work I was still sans tea (either fake or real). Several trips to ASDA […]