Markets are a 'must visit' for me wherever I am as they are always so colourful, busy and vibrant in any country, whether it's here in Loughborough - or in France, Uganda, India, ......... And there's always something new and unusual to be seen or sampled. It's not easy making a living from selling your … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 52
I'm "cheating" again today because I want to show you some of the most spectacular waterfalls in Uganda. The first set are a series of three truly magnificant waterfalls in the foothills of Mount Elgon, around Sipi in Kapchorwa. Then there is the Nile which leaves Lake Victoria at Jinja as a broad and … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 51
I've been "Watching Time" over the last few days! Yesterday was my fourth attempt at taking the necessary photos to make the sixth in my series of "Lockdown Movies". Taking a photo every 3 minutes from 7.00am to 6.00pm somewhat dominated the day! Then I spent this afternoon making a video from the 320 photos. … Continue reading “Watching Time”
Two green and yellow creatures today!
Teso is a large region in north eastern Uganda. Whilst not as spectacular as many parts of Uganda, it has a special beauty of its own different from anywhere else. It consists mainly of vast cultivated plains broken up by large lakes and swamps. There are a few hills and amazing rocky outcrops from which … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 49
A friend sent me this...... Patient Trust - excerpt from Hearts on Fire by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the … Continue reading PATIENT TRUST by Teilhard de Chardin
As you will be aware, if you know me or have looked at my website, Uganda is my second home in many ways. And I should have been in Uganda right now, spending a few days with Felicity Lawson and Robert Okiror touring some of the National Parks after two weeks on a SOMA mission … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 47
I continue to be very disturbed by the many people who claim that God is in control. This belief has come to the fore again amongst many Christians within the context of COVID-19. "Trust God because he is in control" is the advice. Maybe it seems obvious if you believe God is Almighty - or does … Continue reading God is not in control
I'm cheating again, on the last day of this week's theme of butterflies of Britain and Europe. These two are sometimes quite common in our garden, where I photographed both of these, but not this year. Buddleia flowers are a great favourite of many butterflies.