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Yuletide Greetings 2016


This year my Yule selection is a couple of seasonal tunes plus a selection of poetry I recorded for YouTube this year - see below.
and Happy 2017!
  

Photos are up! Next update Boxing day.


 
Moi
 
Here we are again , "Half-Way Out Of The Dark" as  Dr Who once put it.  Considering how busy I feel, there's not over-much to report: it's a case of "plus ça change, plus ç'est la même chose"!  2016 hasn't been a particularly good year for some of those close to me, and the wider world seems to be going mad.  Those of us who believe in looking for the Light, within and without, must hold-fast, and try to live affirming what we believe.
 
Personally, I'm quite content in my own little world.  My social-media contacts will be aware that I've set myself the task posting a daily poem online.  Although some poems are old friends, others are new to me, and I've found exploring the wider poetic world to be a rich journey of discovery! Next year I'm hoping to get back to pursuing some mathematical interests. as well as (really this time) selling and moving house.  The boring inevitable problems of advancing years are (very) gradually encroaching on my life, and I want to be prepared, so I can fight back.

So Happy Christmas to you all, and to your loved ones:  may you take joy where you can find it and pass it on!
 
Below are a few photos of 2016.  Clicking on an image will open it it a new window.
I'll upload more on Boxing Day.


January
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Playing with a new camera

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February
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This is sourdough *white* bread.
March
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Becca's cat Venus wants to be fed!
April
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By the old Tenby Lifeboat slipway at low Tide
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Dan, my Cousin Liz's grandson
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My second mother, Auntie Lyuba
on her 89th birthday!
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Kolya, my brother of choice.
May
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St Mary's Church spire
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Saundersfoot Glen Beach just before dusk
June
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The Appliance of Science?
(my old pressure cooker)
July
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Swans In Pembroke Castle car park
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Only a rose ...
August
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Alex skimming stones
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Cousin Frank's grandkids, Ollie & Joey
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September
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Sunset over Milford Haven
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Sunflower season begins!
0903 October
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From New-Hedges 
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0903 November
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December
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Hanging basket December 1st
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9kg Chrimbo Pud mixture 
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