Alan's Photos (Below)

Auspicious Aubretia

Auspicious Aubretia

These amazing plants were planted, one in each breeze block hole. So there are about 8 individual plants. Every year for 50yrs, these plants have surfaced in spring and boldly flowered for a minimum of 2 months. No food, fertiler, no extra wateing or weeding ... just beautiful purple cushions of colour, year on year ! (apparently shoud be called aubrieta)

Refurbished Small Table

Refurbished Small Table

Refurbished bird table for Joan

Sparrow Colony

Sparrow Colony

My plans for a 6 box sparrow colony

Lucy, "missed"

Lucy, "missed"

Our previous lovely Lucy

Caistor Primary School 1950's

Caistor Primary School 1950's

Old Caistor Primary School Photo with me, Nev Wright, Dinger Bell, Mark Green, Mrs bell, George Atkin, Ros Lewis etc.

Dad would love these

Dad would love these

My Dad knew "everything" about horses, tackle and carts etc. His shires (he had half a dozen of them once), would stand on their back legs like circus horses, at his command.

My "Companion" Seats

My "Companion" Seats

"Honey Range" - Companion seats. My first attempt at garden furniture. One thing is for sure .. these seats will outlive me

Honey 2 months

Honey 2 months

Honey in my hand, ... Our first visit to choose her!

Swiss Chalet Bird Box £10

Swiss Chalet Bird Box £10

These roofs (rooves?), take simply ages to pin and glue. Very ornamental. Contact me if you want one

Hounds above Pickering

Hounds above Pickering

Found some friendly dogs - If memory serves me, this is the "Sinnington Hunt" ?

Mum, Me and Margaret in Rome

Mum, Me and Margaret in Rome

2009 cruise. There is a door in a wall 20ft from us and if you look through a hole in it, you can look across 3 countries ? - High up on Aventine Hill, overlooking Rome, lies a most unusual villa. It is the Villa del Priorato dei Cavalieri di Malta, belonging to the Knights of Malta, otherwise known as the Knights of St. John Hospitaler. Villa del Priorato di Malta, I Cavalieri di Malta,

Christmas Houses

Christmas Houses

My attempt at creating Christmas cottages - I dream of Disney type spires adorning my pond, twinkling with lights. But by the time I think about it, each year, it is too cold to go out to create and wire it up.

2nd Man on the Moon

2nd Man on the Moon

My attempt at a 2016 Scarecrow for Scawby Gala. (I won 1st prize)

My "late" Uncle Don

My "late" Uncle Don

"Bless him", he left us in February 2017 but he will always be here in this photo

"Helen"

"Helen"

One of my favourite images from my time as a "portfolio photographer"

Mum

Mum

Mum in Carthagena on mediteranean cruise 2009

Honey, about 4tmths old

Honey, about 4tmths old

A bored "Honey" on our lounge carpet

Spring is here

Spring is here

A view of a small part of Rothwell Daffodils - Well worth a look