A while back I was approached by another Flickr user, who asked if he could use one my photos alongside one of his poems. Of course I said yes, and since then I completely forgot about it – until today. You can read the poem, Loss, on his blog.Read more "Loss"
Recently I was asked to select some of my photos so they could be framed and displayed in a new meeting room at work. I chose a night-time shot of Oslo, a snap of the new centenary sculpture, and a photo of traffic outside the Victoria Rooms in Clifton. And here’s what they look like […]Read more "My work on display"
This week’s Photo Challenge was a thousand words. I tried to capture the feeling of a row between a couple, and one member of the couple storming off in the car, running over the roses they had just been given.Read more "Love lost"
This week, my phone contract came to an end and it was time to say goodbye to my old smartphone – a Sony Ericsson P1i. I thought it fitting to say a few words. Don’t confuse this with a review for a 3-year old phone – this is more like a comparison between the early […]Read more "So long, Symbian"
It’s my birthday today, and Hannah bought me a Whittard of Chelsea coffee grinder. Needless to say, it grinds up beans and makes good coffee, but I also like the look of it. The base reminds me of a plinth that a statue might stand upon.Read more "The daily grind"
All this talk about the cold snap recently reminded me of my visit to Geneva in February 2003. I saw some spectacular ice around the edge of the lake that weekend. These were scanned from 35mm negatives, taken with a disposable camera. Not bad, considering!Read more "Ice in Geneva"
I shot a roll of black and white film over two snowy days on the 6th and 7th of January, 2010. I wasn’t sure how it would come out, given that black and white film can only “see” the colours black and white, and the snow is white. As it turns out, I’m very pleased. […]Read more "Pictures of the snow"