Will we stay?

  It's grey in Austin today and currently 55F with showers and a cool breeze. It's March and the clocks went forward yesterday but we are still stuck in a what has been long Texas winter. I look longingly at the leaf covered pool reflecting the milk white sky. We haven't swum since the beginning... Continue Reading →

At last an alive Armadillo

it is my third year in America and finally I got to see a live Armadillo! It was just walking across our road and then down into the shrubbery. It is not the first Armadillo I have seen here. Sadly I have seen many dead ones on the roads. Like badgers in the UK it... Continue Reading →

Flowering a death

I missed Jill's funeral yesterday. Not that I had had much enthusiasm for a third flight back across the Atlantic for a funeral in less than 6 months. But I did want to be there to share the grief. To say goodbye. But in the end, as many expats find, the cost, distance and organization... Continue Reading →

Zoom Burst

Take a one second shutter speed and a zoom lens and some patience and your everyday pets are elevated to mystical 'trippy' beings shining out into the universe. Behold my dog     And my fish (in their trans-dimensional aquarium)


What do you dream of? My son became a Canyon Vista Honours student yesterday for his kindness and responsibility. He got a haircut today. He dreams of being a musician in a rock band. My current dream is to be a photographer. My class at ASOO brought me one step closer to that today. New... Continue Reading →

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