Author Archives: anomiepete

About anomiepete

South Londoner struggling with life, art and photography.

Racism in Chichester

On a bright sunny August afternoon Karen and I watched and listened to a family as they were in turn subjected to, and subjected each other to, unfair discrimination. Fiddler on the Roof is a really entertaining show and Omid … Continue reading

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Meeting a big fat lady in Old Portsmouth

We met a new neighbour this week. She’s the biggest ship the Royal Navy have ever built.  As she made her maiden entrance into Portsmouth harbour at 7.10am on a rather dull Wednesday morning we began to get a sense … Continue reading

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Injuries and stabbings in Pompey

We’ve spent the last few weeks enjoying the summer and getting our flat in order. However things never seem to go smoothly. I dropped some flat pack wood on Karen the other week – still the new furniture wasn’t damaged … Continue reading

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Gunmen in Portsmouth

As I wheeled across Guildhall Square in Portsmouth yesterday I saw a man crouched over a machine gun. He was quite hidden and under the trees in the far corner of the square, just between the Guildhall (built 1890) and … Continue reading

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Two years

Alex reminded me that the boys moved into their flat two years ago today. Since then dad has died I’ve had a few operations including a Pacemaker fitted Karen turned 60 We celebrated 35 years of marriage I completed a … Continue reading

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Four and half miles

As some readers will know we recently bought a flat in Old Portsmouth. We’re not rushing anything so each visit involves a little work getting the place how we want it and some time just relaxing and getting to know … Continue reading

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People, poses and places

We all like photos as mementos don’t we? When Alex and Ruhie visited for the weekend I took a typical couple of shots of them with Karen. The first  emphasises them rather than the place We then turned around and … Continue reading

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