a short intermission.
I have a new camera.
which I fondly imagined was only bulky because
it was multi-lingual,
is in fact 211 pages of vital English directions.
Well I say English.
It might as well be Japanese for all the
sense I can make of it.
It took me ten minutes to attach the shoulder strap
(see page 25).
There are sixty three pages of 'basic' instructions
but no glossary or index.
So far, local weather conditions,
dark, drear, dismal, dim,
have not allowed me to experience its full range of
cleverness but I have just chanced upon page 105
which offers night portrait, night scenery and
creative night scenery,
so all is not lost.