Poems · Thoughts

The Poplars, the Moon, and the International Space Station

I’ve spent hours trying to capture the twilight. But how can I? It’s impossible. I’m a terrible photographer. It probably doesn’t help that my camera was purchased for £50 on the ferry home from Spain a couple of years ago. But I know absolutely nothing about the technicalities of taking pictures, and I am not… Continue reading The Poplars, the Moon, and the International Space Station

Out & About

Lanhydrock, on the penultimate day of spring

This is Lanhydrock, a National Trust house and garden near Bodmin in Cornwall. We’ve been coming here all my life, so it was bittersweet to make pilgrimage last week. We were a little late for the best of the flowers, but I think I still got a few good photos. I know very nearly nothing about taking… Continue reading Lanhydrock, on the penultimate day of spring