Archive | February, 2013

Timeless

28 Feb

Our local monumental masons, I like their numberplate.
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Dram Shop

27 Feb

On the corner of George Street and Savile Street the Dram Shop has somehow survived the attentions of  the Luftwaffe and later city planners.

Dramshop

27 Feb

On the corner of George Street and Saville Street the Dramshop has somehow survived the attentions of  the Luftwaffe and later city planners.

Five-a-day

26 Feb

With the recent discovery that horses can be made to look like cows I suspect that there is nothing quite so big as the smug smile on vegetarians’ faces. As far as I know this is the only greengrocer’s shop in the centre of Hull and apart from one or two stalls in the covered market supermarkets have taken over completely.

Hull Tidal Barrier

25 Feb

I’m posting this on Tuesday because Monday didn’t happen. Tuesday isn’t looking to be much of a day either …

More Winter Trees

24 Feb
East Park, Hull

East wind

23 Feb
Weather vane on Ferensway


“The East Wind, an interloper in the dominions of Westerly Weather, is an impassive-faced tyrant with a sharp poniard held behind his back for a treacherous stab.”  Joseph Conrad
High pressure over Scandinavia is drawing around an easterly wind that, we are are informed, comes all the way from Siberia. I know a wind chill of -2C is but a balmy day for some hardy folk but for a soft Englishman like myself it cuts through to the bone.