I took these photos of this awesome Cold War wraith at an airshow (probably Farnborough) many years ago. I developed and printed the images myself (at art college). These are scans of the printed photos.Read More
This must be in the late 1960’s. We went to Wormwood Scrubs, an area of open ground - not really a park in those days, in west London near the prison which bears the same name.
I’m not sure now exactly what was going on, but army men were sending people up with the Barrage balloon, who were then jumping off and returning to the ground on tethered parachutes...Read More
The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR) is a 15in (381 mm) gauge light railway in Kent, England, operating steam and internal combustion locomotives...Read More
This is an update to a postI originally wrote in 2011,when I took a trip to Dorset to visit the unique landscape of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, southern England.Read More
I took a photograph in Paddington Station a few days before coming across one taken from almost the same spot 35 years earlier, in 1982.
This is a re-edit of a video I made in 2010, which I never felt was right, and the music really annoys me.
A video of an animated gif I made when I took a series of photos and saw that they would be interesting as an animated sequence.
I went to the British Museum yesterday. In the Great Court, the very first monumental sculpture you encounter is the magnificent Lion of Knidos.
Walking back from the post office in Streatham, I glanced into this very urban phone box and spotted a pair of scissors in there.
Kaymaklı Underground City is contained within the citadel of Kaymaklı in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. First opened to tourists in 1964, the village is about 19 km from Nevşehir, on the Nevşehir-Niğde road...Read More
We were in the Mesale café in the Arasta Bazaar in Istanbul. The band assembled first, tuned up and then started playing some sublime music. Then the Dervish came up and performed his whirling dance.
Last week I went up to the RAF Museum at RAF Cosford in Shrophire and got the chance to go inside the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1, a Cold War-era reconnaissance and electronic intelligence gathering spyplane.
When I was a young lad, a schoolfriend lived in this house up the road from mine in Willesden, northwest London. this wall was there then, over 40 years ago. It's a shame to see it like this.Read More
I remember being blown away by the pioneering Bryce 3D landscape-rendering software when it first came out. Particularly the almost unfathomably complex, multi-layer and deep, deep interface, which felt like the future and the promise of imagined worlds made real, not only in the creation of visual imagery but in the way we manipulate computers.Read More
One morning while at repose, I heard a chainsaw in the street. I tried to ignore it but it was a troublesome and intrusive noise and I wondered what was taking such a hammering. Curiosity got the better of me...Read More
I happened to be meeting a friend for lunch outside Highbury and Islington Underground Station last Friday and had some time to kill, so I walked round the corner, where it was less busy, looking for something to photograph.
I remembered taking a picture years before in Highbury Station Road...Read More