During a fairly recent car journey to a French port, (I was the passenger) and I gazed at the night sky en route and looked at the stars, and then a thought popped into my head who invented the call sign MayDay, I realised it had to have a French connection.
And yes wikipedia tells me . It derives from the Frenchvenez m'aider, meaning "come help me" It was thought up by Frederick Stanley Mockford (1897 - March 1, 1962), a senior radio officer at Croydon airport.
Read more here
I have been out with my camera, here are a few pictures taken over the last few weeks, cold days in the forest, a sunny morning on the beach, and a few blue sky shots :-)
À bientôt, or see you later.