Old family photos - fantastic things. Karen brought some in and was showing them to us over a cup of tea. She has a photo of her great-great grandmother holding a baby, the baby is her grandmother!
I'm so glad photography was invented by the 1830s, it means we can see images of people, places and events from 180 years ago. But just consider, there was no technical reason the photographic process couldn't have been invented 150 years earlier, around 1700. If only someone had done so we could now be looking at 300-year-old images. Now that would be something!
05 February 2002
Well, here we are - a brand new Weblog. One of the reasons I'm so late joining the Web logging trend is that I just don't like the term 'blog'! Yeuch! It reminds me of something unpleasant but I can't for the life of me think what it could be. Maybe it's just because it's such an ugly word.
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