IMG 7527 - A lovely country scene

I rarely go to the countryside, but when I do I take lots of pictures. Sadly I have not been able to do so recently – until today – when I had the chance to take this lovely picture looking across a valley, complete with bales so characteristic of theRead More →

IMG 7142 1 - #Filth London Premiere

Trainspotting author Irving Welsh poses for the cameras. Yesterday saw the London premiere of the new film #Filth, based on the Trainspotting author Irving Welsh’s novel at the Odeon Leicester Square. The movie stars James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, with Imogen Poots and Joanne Froggatt. James McAvoy at the Leicester SquareRead More →

IMG 6893 - The King's Cross station festivals

King’s Cross station – complete with helter skelter! King’s Cross station & Granary Square hosted a two day event on 28-29 Sept. A couple of days before, the new square fronting the main line station had opened. Possibly for the first time in more than a century, the station hostedRead More →

tumblr m5vt5c7n6G1rp9syo - Autism photographers round-up (2)

A look at photographers who have autism/asperger’s. This follows on from my previous blog covering both autistic and asperger photographers. James Price’s Sexy Backs for Autism Project Perhaps the most famous asperger photographer (at least in the southern hemisphere) is James Price, a fashion photographer. Previously of New Zealand, heRead More →

IMG 6661 - Serpentine Sackler preview

Pictures from a visit to the Serpentine Sackler Gallery yesterday (26 Sept) The gallery officially opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 28th September) Graceful curves of new roof over the cafe, designed by Zaha Hadid Interior of cafe/restaurant/secondary exhibition area – designed by Zaha Hadid The galleries themselves have become theRead More →

lartique1 - A wheely distorted photograph's 100th anniversary

The 100th anniversary of a famous photographer’s work is seriously overlooked…. In 1913 Jacques Henri Lartique (1894-1986) photographed the Automobile Club de France’s Grand Prix at Amiens. One race car in particular speeded past and the effect was such that the rear wheels were distorted, whilst the spectactors on the oppositeRead More →

IMG 6662 - That new gallery across London's 'river'

I took a walk through Hyde Park today past the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery to take sum pics. This is the gallery that will be found across the ‘river,’ on the other side of the Serpentine bridge, from the main gallery. The ‘Serpentine River’ was of course discussed in theRead More →

IMG 8777 - Did someone actually mention the 'Serpentine River?'

The Serpentine River in London’s Hyde Park? There’s just no such thing in Hyde Park! How dare someone make any claims that there’s a ‘river’ in Hyde Park? Well, actually its very BRAVE these days for someone to mention things like rivers in Hyde Park! In tonight’s The London Standard‘s SusannahRead More →

DSC01883 - Shoreditch Portraiture Project (Part 2)

Brick Lane is divided into three areas – being the market in the north part, co-operative cafes/drinks/food in the middle & Indian/Bangladeshi Restaurants to the south. A truly cosmopolitan area with charm and cultural diversity. Petticoat Lane: Whilst most images were from Brick Lane, some work was done at ColumbiaRead More →