Hello, I’m a Brit who unexpectedly ended up emigrating to the USA in 2008. Unexpectedly, as in, at the beginning of 2007 I had no intention of visiting the US on vacation, let alone living here. And now, here I am in Springfield, Missouri, in the American Midwest with the love of my life, my wife Ginger. I have two grown sons and a couple of grandchildren in the UK, and three step-children here in the US, all of whom have fled the nest.
I should add that we share our home with our cat Tubby.
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My favorite pictures and posts from 2011.
Today we drove down to see Carol & Jim (365:323). After dinner we sat around chatting. 3 pictures
Today looked like being the last nice day for a while so we took Lanie out fishing on the James River. 3 pictures
Dead tree, Bucksaw, Harry S Truman Lake, Missouri.
Sunset at Bucksaw, Harry S Truman Lake, Missouri – Note the cool Crepuscular Rays.
Gary and Sprinky (365:278) – With Ginger away the cats have been a little uneasy. One-minute read
View to the East across Gruinard Bay.
Larchwood path. 4 pictures
Floor 4 – Tate Modern.
Waiting and Writing. Sitting waiting in the car is one of the few places and times I get a chance to stop and think. 2 pictures
More fun in the workshop (365:095) – Today we are building a “batch-loaded, inverted downdraft gasifier” wood stove out of old tin cans. Two-minute read, 4 pictures
Bluffs on the Meramec River at Meramec State Park, Missouri – I love my little Fuji Finepix F30 compact, it produces such ‘painterly’ pictures.
At the Antique Mall (365:035) – Today we managed to escape the kids for the first time in three days. Two-minute read, 5 pictures
Drilling in the workshop (365: 28) – Today I spent some time in the workshop. 3 pictures
Gary and Ginger at Compton Hollow (365:016) – Today we got off to a slow start. 3 pictures