Well after an invigorating trip to London to see the Queen...okay actually it was Golfy, but he carries a royal presence! I was almost tempted to go for the drag queen approach, but erred caution...
...anyway his wise words of wisdom which actually covered many subjects resulted in me spending my hard earned wonga on a new gadget.
Now I have been toying with this idea for years and could never quite justify it, even when Mrs Stretch gave me permission it always seemed that there was a catch and to many of my married readers you should know what I mean when what a woman says is not actually what she says!
So now I have a new Nikon D5000 with 2 lenses and flashgun and extra kit
glute muscles really ache the next day!), and very time consuming. Obviously it takes up the bulk of the day, but it also takes up every spare moment for weeks afterwards. Luckily I had undisturbed time on my train trips to and fro the big smoke to do lots of editing and tweaking.