Strange picture of the Day
A Dalek asks for directions on the
This Is the Blog of the Farr family, Sam and Wendy Farr and their Daughters Nichola and Helen plus their husbands Andy Higby and David Mattock. They all live in the Bath Area. Sam works as a freelance photographer, Andy and Nicky run a service improvement business working in mental health and social care and David works in IT. David and Helen have our two Granddaughters, Tabitha and Lottie.
Our blog has grown more than we ever expected over the last two years.
It now has more than a thousand pictures, to keep things simple we have started a new-style Blog.
It’s difficult to think our beautiful little Helen is 30 today; it only seems yesterday when she was born at St Martins Hospital.
This picture was taken when I put a mirror behind the camera, gave her the remote release to take her own picture.
She decided to play me at my own game and touch her nose with her tongue while going cross-eyed.
Fortunately she didn’t get stuck like this and has given us the joy of two lovely granddaughters.
In September 2002 the Time Team crew from channel four visited
Here Tony Robinson chats to pupils from the local junior school on a site visit.
Picture Copyright Sam Farr / The Bath Chronicle
In 1992 we went with a reader’s trip to Disneyland Paris; it was a photographer’s nightmare.
The object was to photograph our readers in the park, so I thought the best way was to give maps to the party and agree who to meet at particular rides at exact times.
The problem was that if people had been in a queue for 45 minutes for another ride they wouldn’t leave to meet me at the agreed ride.
But I ended up with enough pictures for a double page spread, and even persuaded Wendy who hates roller coasters to come on the Runaway Mine Train that goes around
The owners of Green Street House Collette and Betsi were stars of a Channel Four fly on the wall documentary "Risking it All" in 2003.
You will notice the lens between them as I became the target of the TV crew.
But my moment of fame faded when I didn’t make it into the final cut!