The temperatures have plummeted again. It was snowing all day for two days, but for some reason it didn’t stick much in Slaithwaite. But before what did stick has had a chance to thaw, the big freeze came, and my God is it COLD! No wonder Father Christmas has a rosy nose if these are … More Ice to see you
It has been said that a good way to deal with symptoms of depression is to collect up bits of card, ribbon, glitter etc, and get crafting. Usually at this time of the year when the winter evenings have set in, I like to try and make stuff, and attempt some sewing. Now I use … More Make do and Mend – Crazy Christmas crafting kerfuffle
Dismal, damp December. Bit too early for Christmas spirit, and certainly too late now for any final burst of autumnyness. I have returned to some pictures I took about three weeks ago when there was still a lot of colour and texture in my local wood in Slaithwaite. It’s a bit faded and muddy now … More My ways and by-ways – Goodbye to autumn
Interesting angles up and down Leeds Trinity’s escalators
How can you ‘start looking at me’ with no eyes?
During my morning in Leeds a few days ago, and on route to a job interview, I found I had plenty of time to spare. No wonder then that I hopped into Leeds’s fairly new modernised shopping centre, the Trinity Centre, to keep warm and stay out of the rain a bit. Shopping centres and … More Jill’s Jaunts – Streets of Leeds part 3 Trinity
Due to being made redundant at the end of August, I have been very busy looking for work. I was lucky enough to get another interview on Tuesday, so prepared myself carefully for every contingency. Those of you who know me, or who have dipped into this site before will know that while I’m a … More Jill’s Jaunts – Streets of Leeds part 2 On my way to the interview
So once again the iron comes out, and the big boots and all the interview gear. Yesterday I headed once more to the fair city of Leeds, to another job interview just out of the centre. I will write more about that in the next day or two as a series of posts is being … More Jill’s Jaunts – Streets of Leeds part 1 Bridgewater Place
Movement, a long way out of the Hudd.
A few days ago I posted some classic Jillslawit howlers on attempting to get interesting shots of our feathered friends. Here are a few more which I hope you’ll find a little better. Now as a 10 year old, and in my last year at Junior School, I was in the class of a scary … More Photographing birds again