Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
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Eeek, the holiday is nearly over!

I did some more slide scanning today and finally finished touching up the picture I took of my brother on holiday in the Isle of Man in 1967. Though I say it myself, I did have a decent eye for a photo, which was largely instinctive, though I still have the Penguin photography book I bought when I started to get serious. I actually think my photography slipped back for many years before doing the OU photography course last May.

Thirsty work being on holiday!
Thirsty work being on holiday!

Andrew downs a coke on holiday in the Isle of Man, August 1967




The first plane I flew in!
The first plane I flew in!
The first time I flew. Our arrival in the Isle of Man for a holiday, August 1967
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
My best friend from school, Frances Brown sitting on Alderley Edge. August 1969. We went to look for all the place mentioned in Alan Garner's fantasy books The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and Moon of Gomrath





Otherwise I haven't done anything terribly useful today, other than popping into town to pick up the local paper (which reassures me that nothing really ever happens here!) and a few bits and pieces for lunch.

I must get myself organised tomorrow though because it's back to work as usual on Monday.
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