this slow portrait is brad. he’s an actor, so is good at this kind of thing. it was a it weird though as although i’ve ‘known’ him for years through the blog this was the first time we’d met in real life when he was over for work. we chatted like old chums for an hour then i sprung this on him. and we both had to sit still not talking to each other for 4 minutes.
brad said afterwards he’d done three quite small, but deliberate things during his 4 minutes. can you work out what they are ? (i’m not sure whether the quality of the video shows them up or not – you’ll have to see for yourself!)
we did a few geocaches in Sonning yesterday. one revealed that Dick Turpin’s Aunt lived in this house, and back in its day it had a secret underground horse stable for black bess to pop down in to whilst mr turpin popped in the front door, and later escaped out the backdoor, across the thames bridge and lie low in Oxfordshire.
i never knew that. you can read more about his exploits here