being a tipsy approach to rushton hall, northants

18 Comments

  1. Amanda

    March 10, 2007 at 2:07 am

    Ooof! I’m dizzy! What a good trick. I’m going to make of those images exactly what I want…thanks for that!

  2. Elizer

    March 11, 2007 at 10:43 am

    Feeling a wee bit inebriated? j/k
    I love this collection.

  3. St

    March 11, 2007 at 7:55 pm

    Alistair
    The use of black and white make these pictures look so
    awesome!! There are three that I just keep looking at and
    two of them I have not been able to figure out yet. I
    always enjoy reviewing your pictures because they are so
    clear and bright but these are so different. I will be
    spending some time looking at these pictures.

  4. Valerie Ward

    March 12, 2007 at 12:49 am

    Reminds me of that old movie,Haunting of Hill House
    with Julie Harris. Hope you weren’t having a similar
    experience. Good to hear from you.

  5. Craig C. McNichol

    March 14, 2007 at 10:34 pm

    This is how I feel when I see or think of Alistair…….. Will you go on a date with me? … Pleeease?!

  6. Paul

    March 14, 2007 at 10:39 pm

    Where have I been? I write a daily humor column for my local newspaper. The other day I wrote on T.V. hosts and presenters. I gently made fun of Wink and Pat. Then my life was changed: I discovered BBCAmerica and “Cash in the Attic.” So what’s so great about CIA? A. Appleton. I have found your site, and am bowled over by your gifts. I won’t run a retractiion, but I will bring you to my readers’ attention. Besides, I think I’m in love.

  7. Valerie W

    March 15, 2007 at 8:19 am

    Reminds me of that old movie with Julie Harris, The
    Haunting. Hope your experience was more pleasant than
    hers was in the movie.

  8. robin

    March 17, 2007 at 5:14 am

    The pics are great, as they usually are here, but why not give visitors
    the click-to-enlarge option?

  9. steven

    March 17, 2007 at 5:31 pm

    The use of black and white make these pictures look so
    awesome. After a week I am still trying to figure out
    three of the pictures. I have spent probably a good 20
    minutes on each picture letting my imagination on those
    three pictures go wild which has probably stimulated
    my brain for the first time in a long time.
    Your pictures that you post are always stimulating and
    allows us to think about things.

  10. Valerie W

    March 19, 2007 at 1:17 am

    A haunting display.

  11. Budi

    March 19, 2007 at 11:31 am

    This is the first time for me to open your blog, since I love your show in BBC Prime. Here in Geneva, Switzerland, I can see it in the weekend, on Sunday, right after I woke up, having my tea, and rushing straight away to prepare myself to attend mass in my beloved church. Well, I was so surprised to find out that you are gay. Well, for what ever sex orientation one has, it does not really matter. But, as a gay myself, to find someone who could present this “cash in the attic” brillianty, I feel proud of you. Just a short annecdote, that the gay friends found me very affirmative (je ne sais pas comment le dire en anglais… pardon moi), since I don’t have a gay look stereotype coming from the society. That perhaps is my feeling when I found you a gay.

    Well, done. I have not seen all the things in this blog, but il will check it once I have time. Sorry, I have to rush since I have a meeting now. Cheers.

  12. Mark

    March 23, 2007 at 3:07 pm

    OK, so this sounds strange… I checked out these pictures a few days back, had a giggle – thinking ‘been there, done that’.. then last night I had a dream in which I was drunk (very peculiar sensation!) and you were there Alistair – so thanks for propping me up & holding my hair back when it all got too much & the booze came back to haunt me.

    Weirdly though, this morning I woke up (sober, of course) and felt like I’d been on an all-night binge: all of the punishment & none of the fun!

    Should you ever find yourself drunk and disorderly Alistair, I promise to do the same for you 😉

    Keep up the great writing (I’m envious of your skills of reflection) and the awesome photos,

    Mark

  13. Kasia

    March 25, 2007 at 5:54 pm

    Hi Alistair, I’m from Poland, so already now I’m so sorry
    for possible mistakes 🙂
    I want to tell You, that You are fantastic presenter ! I
    watch You in “House Doctor” and I must admit, that You and
    Anne Maurice are fantastic duel 🙂 🙂 🙂
    What are You doing now…?
    Oh, I would forget : I heard, that You taught on the
    university in Gdańsk, in Poland. So, I have a question 🙂
    Could You say something about it…? How do You remember
    that time…? It was good or bad experience in Your life ?
    Do You speak Polish…? 😉 I’m very curious : what
    caused, that You had left exactly to Poland ?
    I’ll be very grateful, If You will answer me the questions
    🙂
    And, at the end : I’m very happy, that I could write to
    You 🙂 Keep holding on !

    (and now, something Polish :))
    Pozdrawiam bardzo ciepło !

    Kasia

  14. Snazzi Quirkemon

    April 2, 2007 at 11:29 pm

    Val sensed it – a paned approach screaming a paranormal pairing of Shirley Jackson’s classic novel The Haunting of Hill House with David Lynch’s tipsy twist.

  15. snazzy quirkyman

    April 3, 2007 at 12:14 am

    A paned premonitional and paradoxical pairing of Shirley Jackson’s classic The Haunting of Hill House with a David Lynch approachable panoply.

  16. Duane

    April 4, 2007 at 10:50 pm

    Shirley Jackson meets David Lynch. ‘Approach’ is a paradoxically paned phantasmagoria. A pell-mell, yet fascinating pastiche/panoply. A piercing peek into possibly the preeminate 21st Century British photojournalist-panjamdrum. A palatable and palpable philtre. Brilliant! Phenomenal!

    Right then – an inebriated shutterbug.

  17. Duane

    April 6, 2007 at 6:54 pm

    Your Ghastliness! Pertaining to my comment (#15) above, please excuse my erroneous spelling [preeminate] of preeminent. I sometimes spell like I speak (Hoosier twang). Number all comments in this entry #13.

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