Someone once asked Paddy Ashdown “Why write a diary?” He replied, “So my grandchildren would know what their Grandpa did.”
My mother died from Alzheimer’s disease a couple of years ago, and by the time I finally got round to pose the questions I should have asked her years before, she was beyond replying.
For five years I thought I was writing this for myself. Now I’m not so sure ………
Monday, September 04, 2006
PICK OF THE PICS No.1
WOMAN'S BEST FRIENDS
A simple picture taken near our home in Shropshire. My wife and our two dogs on a local hill-top, all silhouetted against the setting sun.
The great photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson coined the phrase “The Decisive Moment” – the exact fraction of a second when you should press the shutter for maximum impact.