Finding Serenity at Kingston upon Thames.

Posted on 03/02/2019 By

Finding Serenity: I like bus rides… Mickleham church.

Finding Serenity at Kingston upon Thames. Bertie: “Bobby. Were you crying at the doctors?” Bobby: “No. Who told you that?” Bertie: “You.” Bobby: “Oh well, I did feel a bit emotional.” Bertie: “So, you didn’t soak her desk in tears?” Bobby: “No!”

Super Blood Wolf Moon.

Posted on 30/01/2019 By

Super Blood Wolf Moon: The iPhone can’t cope with this, Bobby. But can the camera he hardly knows how to use?

Super Blood Wolf Moon. 21 January 2019. A very special extra mid-week blog. At 74 years and 360 days, Bobby has seen lots of things. The day before, he had learned there was to be a “spectacular lunar eclipse” the following night. A Super Blood Wolf Moon. “Super” (moon nearer and looking larger); “Blood” (looking…

Flirting with GAD.

Posted on 27/01/2019 By

Flirting with GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder): Diddley’s View.

Flirting with GAD. Bertie: “Bobby! Why are we sitting on this bench? It’s taters and freezing me bleedin’ nuts off!” Bobby: “Errr…where did you get that expression from Bertie?” Bertie: “You!” Bobby: “Ohh… Well, since you asked, I am flirting with GAD” (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018.

Posted on 20/01/2019 By

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018. As we mentioned last week, this Landscape Photographer of the Year exhibition is on the balcony at Waterloo Station until 3 February. The last time we were there it was attracting a lot of attention. In the past, it was held upstairs in the National Theatre. This is the…

Contre-jour et Layla.

Posted on 13/01/2019 By

Landscape Photographer of the Year - Waterloo Station.

Contre-jour et Layla Bertie: “Bobby. We get lots of compliments about the photography in Mindfully Bertie. Have you got any favourite types you would like to share?”

The Christmas 50/50… 2018.

Posted on 06/01/2019 By

Christmas at the Premier Inn!

The Christmas 50/50… 2018. Happy New Year to all our readers. We hope you had a lovely Christmas. Once again, Bobby and I took ourselves off to East London for the holidays. Aldgate this time. He went back to Sutton United on Boxing Day to see them win! Up the U’s. We met Andrew, Marie,…

Happy New Year!

Posted on 30/12/2018 By

Happy New Year. “And a very Happy New Year to you too!”

Merry Christmas from Mindfully Bertie.

Posted on 23/12/2018 By

Merry Christmas - Holly

Merry Christmas from Mindfully Bertie. This is a simple story of wanting to thank all our readers and supporters and wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Keep reading the blog in 2019. We have no idea what will be in it – as we had no idea in 2018. That’s part of the fun….

Grass. Part 2.

Posted on 16/12/2018 By

River bank grass. River Tillingbourne at the Teddy Bears' Picnic. Abinger Hammer.

Grass. Part 2. A Compendium of 2018 Grass.


Posted on 09/12/2018 By

Grass. As you know, we love the RHS Gardens at Wisley. Our last visit was to photograph some of the autumn colours there. Although, to be honest, there was no real need, given the wonderful colours round here in the Surrey Hills as shown in our slide show. There is always lots to see at…

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