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Summer By Train

South West Trains have just started their summer promotion, £16 day returns from anywhere to anywhere on the SWT network. Which will bring all sorts of happiness to people who travel on the network regularly. And to those who...

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EU Polling Day

I received my polling card for the EU referendum this week. I am a registered voter and now have the piece of card to prove it. All I need do now is to look into the two sides of the debate and work out which offers the best...

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The Closet Royalist

I’m a reader of the Guardian newspaper. I’m a big believer in equality of opportunity. I’m not a fan of a class based society. I should be very much entrenched in the republican camp, dreaming of the day the...

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile

I’ve been using my iPhone to take photos a lot more than usual. It’s just more convenient to carry about. There are just some days when I can’t be bothered to haul about a camera bag. In good light, you can get...

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The Highland Review

What to say about our short break in the Scottish Highlands? I could write a short essay on the quality of the guest house we stayed at. But I won’t. Suffice it to say that Lochview was wonderful, one of the finest...

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Just Like Ansel

Got mountains. Got camera. Got Adobe Lightroom to turn it all black and white. Well, aren’t I just the new Ansel Adams? Obviously I’m not, for a whole bunch of reasons that don’t really need to be explained...

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The Caledonian Sleeper

There’s a good set of benefits for those of us lucky enough to work on the railways. As is to be expected in a unionised industry that is very proactive when it comes to collective bargaining. As things should be in...

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Project 365

Back in 2008 when I was still in Mexico City, I started – and completed – a 365 project. I took, processed and published a photo every day for a year. I hosted it on Blogger and purchased a domain name...

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