Author Archives: Richard Stokes
I was invited to the private view of paintings by John Salt at the Ikon in Birmingham. John Salt was the first artist to show at the Ikon and then he had a major show in 1975 curated by my … Continue reading
Royal Oak North Gorley Fo peace and quiet go to North Gorley, 2 miles south of Fordingbridge. There is a small plain with wild cattle, horses and donkeys, tranquil ponds and a thatched pub. The pub serves good food and … Continue reading
Seen in Lymington on Easter Day.
Seen last August. I just love these old salty workhorses.
Bank holidays seem to bring out pretty motorcycles. This Triumph is another good looking bike on Lymington High Street.
Near to the skip that I have photographed in Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, England, are these kooky teapot flower pots.
Further to my obsession with kitchen gadgets – the Antipodeans seem to have got something going: the orange sieve goes back to the late sixties and is still in remarkably good condition, I thought that the stainless mesh would pull … Continue reading
I bought this on Easter Day – yesterday from a fascinating dealer of motor memorabilia I found in Lymington. Almost the only trader open. I also bought a model Citroën H Michelin by Editions Atlas. It is bright yellow with … Continue reading
This is the same skip as shown in the Zenit blog. It’s quite organic -seems to grow and change every day. Oh, it’s not taken on the Zenit – this is on a Fuji Finepix AV, 14 megapixels.
Wainsford Road is a back road from Pennington to Everton, it’s away of getting from Lymington to Milford-on-Sea when the main A337 – Christchurch road is congested. It also happens to be a very pretty road at this time of … Continue reading
This truck is owned by a painter and decorator, Ray Barrett. It has been seen in Southern Road, Lymington, where he is working on a house exterior. It is in beautiful condition. I don’t know if this was an original … Continue reading
This is a photo of my first Westmark potato peeler. I purchased it in about 1969 at Rackhams in Birmingham, incidentally, at the same time, I also bought a Jotul cast iron frying pan and a bright orange Cuisine Queen … Continue reading
This is a work (multiple limited edition) that was shown at the Ikon in 1968 or 1969. … Continue reading
This is what I have picked off the web about Park FM. A taxi driver from Network Cars of Lymington told me about it. I don’t seem to get it on my radio – might be being a bit thick … Continue reading
A further addition to the Zenit story. I thought I needed a couple of extra lenses so having browsed the internet for good value second hand M42 lenses I discovered Ronald White at hhtp://www.ronaldwhite.co.uk . You have to phone him. … Continue reading
This is a photo borrowed from Andrew to show what a dzho looks like. Yes they really do exist. This is his comment “This is a baby dzho. A cross between a cow and a yak, I think (I hope … Continue reading
I have given up on Lymington a bit for eating out. There are goodish places but nowhere that is exactly excellent. The Fisherman’s Rest is a pleasant foody pub, but remember it is still a pub. Near Lymington are: the … Continue reading