A week ago, a truck fly-tipped a load of waste onto the little road I can see from the back of my house. They did this blatantly and in broad daylight on Saturday morning. Within a couple of minutes they were gone.Read More
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
I was once driving back home from Bamburgh in Northumberland and came across the amazing site of a giant megalith in the churchyard of a Norman church. I had no idea why there was an enormous - obviously ancient - standing stone in such close proximity to a beautiful old church. I had to stop and have a closer look.Read More
In 1984, while still at Hornsey School of Art, I sold my old Ford Escort mk1 and used the proceeds to go to the USA and visit my old school friends who had emigrated a few years earlier to New Orleans. A group of us went on a road trip to Florida, with our destination being the Kennedy Space Center.Read More
At the beginning of February 2012, I went to Ösi, a small village in Western Hungary, to mark my grandmother’s 95th birthday.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
Here are some photographs (and a brief video) of Bonsai trees that I took at WindyBank Bonsai the other day.
Last night, a trip to Battersea Arts Centre to see a new film called Sea Sorrow, the directorial debut of Vanessa Redgrave, which highlights the plight and courage of refugees.
A set of photographs from the Topkapi Imperial Palace in Istanbul.
Colindale is a London Underground station in Colindale, a suburb of north London. The station is on the north-south Edgware branch of the Northern line, between Burnt Oak and Hendon Central stations.
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
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.