This painting is called Enter the Sixth Land. It is some kind of portal to the place I've described here. I painted it in 1991 during a very fruitful period when I was living a lonely life in a bedsit in Westbourne Park...
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.
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.
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.
Yesterday I went to the South Bank to meet up with some old friends. This is the only successful photo I took, so it is my daily diary photo.
A set of photographs from the Topkapi Imperial Palace in Istanbul.
Here are ten of my recent Instagrams, in no particular order.
Here's another video from a recent trip to Turkey, which I shot in 4k with my iPhone 7. This is of a short boat trip on the beautiful Azmak River in Akyaka in the Gulf of Gököva in Turkey. I recommend trying to watch it in HD (4K) if you can. It's really worth it...
This channel for guiding rainwater into a little drain is in the Imperial Harem complex in the Topkapi Palace, 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
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.
Just before noon today there was an enormous bang. We're all a bit jumpy given the recent attacks in Paris I think, and when we realised it wasn't right nearby, my coworkers and I all raced to the window. I caught a photo of the rapidly disappearing aftermath - the black smoke whipping away on the wind...
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.