Author Archives: Richard Stokes
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
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
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
My friend Jane Worthington has just returned from Cambodia. A few of her pics. They are fairly self explanatory. Copyright Jane Worthington
For fun I recently purchased an old SLR camera from my local pub. It was a Zenit. I had heard of the make, at art college it was the cheapskates’ SLR. Posher students having Prakticas and Pentaxes. My friend … Continue reading
Are camels the trucks of the desert. These camels are enjoying the comfort of a ride in a Nissan truck in the Egyptian desert not far from Sharm el Sheikh. Picture copyright by Byron Richards
Look at the picture above and you can see where this driver Broke through the guardrail, on the right side of the culvert, Where the people are standing on the road, pointing. The pick-up was traveling about 75 mph from … Continue reading
The Nederlands Government decided November last year the smoking ban will no longer apply in small bars that have no staff. Small means less than 70 sq.m. (about (750 sq.ft.) The reason is that these small but popular bars (bruin … Continue reading