Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Back from France #1

Some iphone pictures. #1 Places

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Up the Clappers

A bank holiday walk up Sharpenhoe Clappers in Bedfordshire.  The view is stunning.

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: One love

  Inspired by the daily post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.

March 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

The lesser known Mountweazel

Not only is Mountweazel a great word, it is a useful tool used to find blatant plagiarism, copyright infringement and more.  It is a fictitious entry or deliberate mistake and has a number … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

A couple of days in Paris

We have spent a couple of days in Paris. As you would expect, it was a bit subdued but we made the most of the time and saw some unusual … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · 3 Comments

Sunday in Kent

The sun was still shining… Zac with his brother Guz (left) and sister Millie: The Coldrum Stones: Zac guarding the squeaky toy: Zac and Guz both pleased to see Pete: … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Saturday in Kent

Some strange and interesting things that caught my eye on Saturday:

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Walking walking walking

A few days in North Norfolk…

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amazing Letters Worth Reading

If you go to this link, you will find “20 Amazing Letters Worth Reading” from some famous, infamous and everyday people. It’s well worth a read. I can’t remember the last … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Reblog: How to detox your life in 1 week

How to detox your life in 1 week Detoxing is more than depriving yourself of sugary treats. By making some simple life changes, you can boost your mind and body … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Some wise words


January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

OK, who had the plans upside down?

At the weekend we made a random decision to take Zac for a walk at a village called Clophill, about 20 minutes from our home. There’s a pleasant circular walk … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Reblog: Je suis Charlie

Following the cowardly and evil murders in Paris yesterday, I thought I would share a letter written by Bill Hicks on freedom of speech:   As an outspoken stand-up comedian with … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 2 Comments


Pete and I treated ourselves to 5 days in Iceland over Christmas. It was a snowy, interesting and entertaining break.  We planned it back in the spring and had a … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s all about perception

Don’t let facts get in the way… The main parties are doing a horrendous job of pointing out the gaping flaws in UKIP “policies” and instead of stating the facts … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Stray dog taken to Sweden after epic trek around Ecuador – BBC

They say the way to a mans heart is through his stomach. It seems that applies to dogs too. As four Swedish athletes sat down to eat some canned meatballs ahead … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

No time to waste

Inspired by today’s Daily Post, this is something that I truly believe in: “Life is too short to… eat bacon sandwiches with cheap and insufficient quantities of bacon”   So in … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh we do like to be…

…beside the seaside. On Saturday we ventured to Planet Thanet for a look around Margate. I haven’t been to the town for many years and it’s changed a lot, mainly … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

More vent des forêts

Some of the best art so far! The ball of rubbish 6+ metres high and the org around 4 metres! The cars all had stuff on their roof racks – … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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