This is my favourite bench to date. It has the elements of benchiness which appeal to me. Chunky. A little askew. Companionable. It looks to me to be a bench which has loved and lost. A Worn Bench in its own way. I am here on the eBENCH early today. That’s due to my having … Read more
The benches at Bellingen Showground are favourites of mine. There are three grandstands. Not all that Grand but that’s what they’re called. A few scattered benches and on the far side are the less Grandstands for watching rodeos and pony club etc.
Farewell breakfast for Peter Knox from AUSTLIT at U.Q. in St Lucia. The café is called WORDSMITHS and the bench is STONE. A FINE bench.
MARCH 2011. Looking over to Yellow Rock Road across the Bellinger River. It was 34 degrees C at 5.30 pm. Took a swim and then took some shots of the clouds coming over at sunset.
2010. I have rarely been South of Sydney in the last 20 years or more. Last year we took time to do the South Coast. “DO IT”. I was not looking for benches back then. I was just looking. Now I drag the figurative photos out of the figurative shoebox searching for BENCH pictures to … Read more
Since I have been looking in the TROVE, I have come across BENCHES in the Old Newspapers etc so I shall bring a few of them to you this morning. The first one is a bench stop. I don’t quite know what a bench stop is but : http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22640956 BENCH STOP. (1923, March 10). The … Read more
With my newly acquired bench on the front verandah, I have been considering even more uses for benches. I am looking at it as a meditation place as well. So, I am taking a look back through the Pics and I have come across the sleeping bench that Doug B and I made for Kati … Read more
I am doubling up on the bench today. It is a very hot day and even young people were taking a break. As for me, my usual timidity kicked in and so I have my usual rear views of people who had been sitting on the bench. I was waiting in Bellingen outside the IGA … Read more
I have the bench on my front porch now. Solid. Oregon, so they tell me. I am intending to use it as a meditation bench amongst other things. I watch the kookaburra from it. I rest my feet on it when I am sitting on the outdoor lounge. At the moment, its my favourite bench. … Read more