Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Toll Collector Arrives.

Toll Collector Arrives.
This clip is taken from the same photo that I published in Historical Cookham. It also demonstrates that one can make a 110 year old photo move. With thanks once again to the Berkshire Records Office in Reading.
To get a full screen picture, left click on the expansion square at the bottom right hand corner.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A Crawl down Memory Lane.

A Crawl down Memory Lane.
There was a time when the three Cookham's could boast of supporting 13 traditional public houses and 1 off license in Lower Road. It seems that Cookham Dean has managed to keep their four pubs, with three of them keeping their historic names intact!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Cookham Bridge and Toll House.
Seeing that I have a new selection of still village photographs that have just arrived I decided to bring back Cookham in Motion. This is a way that you can make still photos more interesting.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

The Fleet Bridge

The Fleet Bridge.
The Fleet Bridge at Cookham, built in 1928 by Mrs. Balfour-Allan in memory of her husband. Click on picture to enlarge your view.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Eagle on a Raft of Logs

Eagle on Log Raft.
This is a Boxing Day gift for Birdman, and all who enjoy bird watching.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A message from Father Christmas.

A few word from Father Christmas.
 A few words direct from the North Pole to all the children who follow

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Buttercups on Widbrook

Buttercups on Widbrook.
There was a time many years ago when parts of Widbrook were very marshy and there were a profussion of Marsh Marigolds in bloom. Thanks once again to the photo by Kingfisher.