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
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
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