After a lovely breakfast at The Boat House, we went for a chilly damp walk around Gosport seafront in the fog. Portsmouth was barely visible across the narrow harbour and everything was dripping with fog – perfect for some moody shots!
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This morning I had time to really read Lee Aspland’s blog post about Gratitude and follow some of the links he recommended (well worth a look: L A Photography on Facebook) – I really enjoyed the work of Kim Manley Ort who I had not come across before – I am looking forward to buying her book shortly!
I was struck by her comment:
“Ever since then, I’ve practiced reweaving my web of connection through photography.
My camera teaches me how to slow down (pause), pay attention (focus) and then connect with what’s there (click the shutter). It teaches me about myself, what I’m drawn to and what I turn away from. It teaches me how to engage, and most importantly, how to trust what I must share.” (from Kim’s guest post on Lee’s website).
After reading a lot of interesting sites, I came downstairs and was really struck by the beauty of the flowers I was given by my sister in law last night. I felt very grateful for that present moment when the glorious patterns filled my mind. So I got my camera out and took this gallery of shots.
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This has been catching my eye recently and at last I had my camera with me when I passed by the Explosion Museum today.
It was gorgeous sunshine yesterday in Portsmouth and I enjoyed a short walk around Victoria Park in my lunch break. Spring is springing!
Lovely sunny walk around Gilkicker yesterday.
Taken today in the crisp sunshine!
I am genuinely sad to see Gosport Queen go although obviously pleased she’s getting a new life on the Thames, she was always my favorite and I would love it when she stepped in for one of the newer ferries from time to time. I have travelled on her most of my life, we are almost the same age, and I love the quirky design and of course all the wood. Below a little tribute to Gosport Queen with some pictures I’ve taken recently.