One CDMX Museum

A while ago I came across a Facebook post title, ‘If You Had To Choose One Museum In Mexico City’. What would it be, with the basic premise that the visitor will be in the city for just three days? I never got around...

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Family Day

Notting Hill Carnival is held over two days. We went on Sunday, which is designated family day. Children can come and marvel at the costumes in a safe, friendly and welcoming environment. Indeed, kids are encouraged to...

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Notting Hill Carnival

I’ve grown to really enjoy taking photos with my iPhone. More so than I do taking photos with my Fuji. I guess there’s a couple of reasons for this. My iPhone is a more convenient tool. It’s more instant, in...

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Wembley Stadium

The date was April 16th 1988, and yours truly was on his way to see Liverpool FC play at Wembley. For the best part of a couple of decades, Wembley was my ‘local’ stadium. I went to see plenty of games there, mostly...

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The Flickr Decade

In August 2006 I paid up for a Flickr Pro account. I’ve had a decade of use on the platform now, and still love it.  Since 2006 I’ve swapped cameras multiple times, changed blogging platforms a half dozen times but...

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Farewell, London

Tonight the baton will be passed by London to Rio, and the British capital will no longer be the current Olympic city. It scarcely feels like it was 4 years ago that Mrs P and I took our seats in the Olympic stadium in the...

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Prisma

Photography with my iPhone is great. It’s quick and easy. It’s convenient. It’s fun. The new Prisma app makes it even more fun.  There’s a similar-ish app for video too, Artisto. Not that improvements...

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The Hooligan Years

A couple of weeks ago I took a walk through a past life. A quarter of a century ago I was still a teenager, albeit approaching the end of those years. I worked for a posh convenience store called Cullens in Gloucester Road...

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Summer Lottery

The British calendar can be a complicated affair sometimes. Sure, some holiday dates are fixed. Christmas Day and Bonfire night, for example, are always on the 25th December and 5th November. Other dates are fixed-ish. May Day is...

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