Driving home from Uncle Alan aunt Auntie Caroline’s this afternoon along the M40, I came through the hill above Princes Risborough, just at the right moment. The sun was setting, and spread out before me was the whole of Oxfordshire bathed in sunset – water colour shades of green, and mave and blue and orange – beautiful…

Grannie, aged 25

Grannie, aged 25 Originally uploaded by shepline on 30 Oct ’05, 8.13pm PST.

Grannie Shepherd
1915–2005

Grannie, aged 25 (c. 1941). The broach was a present from Grandpa but was lost soon after the photograph was taken.