New York New York

It’s so good they named it twice.  I’m in NYC for a layover before another flight early tomorrow morning.  With not much time for...

Cumbria

We drove out of London first thing in the morning, and arrived late afternoon to this view in Borrowdale, south of Keswick in Cumbria....

København

Not a day goes by without me mentioning to someone how great my time was in ‘wonderful Copenhagen’.  Friends, work colleagues, family and...

Ealing Then and Now

This entry is the inspiration behind the title and address of this new blog.  It was originally posted in July 2009: Respice Prospice If...

Ziyara

When you’re a frequent traveler, you’ll very quickly find a system of your own that minimises pain and maximises pleasure and comfort....

Learning Your Lines

I have loved calligraphy since my early childhood and often toyed with letters using fountain pens bought by my mother because I ‘needed...

Magnum Contact Sheets

This time last year, I was in a self-imposed study lock-down in London trying to catch up with my research.  One of my days off was a...

Falling in Love

I landed into a very foggy London a couple of weeks ago.  The next morning offered me the opportunity to take some shots of our local...

It Never Rains in Lima

I arrived at night and nothing about my arrival was normal.  I had almost missed my flight on the last leg from Mexico City, and this was...

Bienvenido a Miami

It’s rare for many ingredients to come together like this, and it’s a real joy when they do.  Without any planning whatsoever, I ended up...

Disney California Adventure

It took us a few years to manage the timing to work.  A few years ago the children were too young (or too short I should say) to enjoy...

Hipstamatic 300

This was probably my favourite shot using Hipstamatic (jane lens and uchitel film).  It produced a beautiful and timeless image of the...

The Holga Experiment

I can see why the Holga became what it did in the 1980s. I can also understand why recently, with so much technology crammed into phones...