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Let it Snow

I love this time of year, the icy bite, the post Christmas sharp smell, the eerie longevity of the yellow tinted nights. The Victorian feelings of a greatcoat and watching … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

An idle idyll

  There’s a lot to be said for Idleness. Not, in the generally perceived sense of sitting around in your dressing gown all day watching Jeremy Kyle, but, as Bertrand … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Against The Grain

Lately I’ve been playing around with film, in particular slide film, again. Its been a long time and, in a lot of ways, I’ve kind of missed it. Not so … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Unbearable Lightness of Tree – ing

Recently I was asked along to take some photographs for the local village newsletter. The occasion, such as it was, was the planting, in a piece of unused meadow adjacent … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Back In The USSR

It’s nearly a century now since Alexander Rodchenko urged the world to “wage war against art as against opium … photograph and be photographed” and nearly forty years since Susan … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

I hope Hockney’s right

I’m not a fan of David Hockney, I don’t hate him like I hate, say, Jordan (more on that later), maybe I just don’t get him, which is fair enough … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

After the wave

Within the massive ongoing clean-up operation in the tsunami devastated regions of Japan, a team of volunteers are painstakingly piecing together the memories of thousands of survivors. This team, drawn … Continue reading

October 3, 2011 · Leave a comment