Monthly Archives: January 2019

Exercising my little grey cells…

Day 2 of the great Canon experiment – which is something I’m definitely not calling my dailiance with my old Canon FD lenses – and I thought I would try things out on much more familiar ground.   I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Back to the Future with a Bag Full of Primes…

It seemed like such a good idea – fit a Canon 24mm f2.8 FD lens I had to a Sony A6000 – what could possibly go wrong? Well the answer is nothing much apart from the lens isn’t anything like … Continue reading

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Doing something naughty….

As dawn broke this morning I found myself standing on top of a hill underneath the final approach to East Midlands Airport. It was a cold morning, not a middle of a Russian winter cold but cold enough for me.  … Continue reading

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Lest we forget….

It is very easy to see Brexit as an abstract.   EU good – Britain bad or vice versa.   The same can be said about the debate over the Irish backstop – is this a cunning plan by the EU to … Continue reading

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Searching for Inspiration…

Whilst I seem to be spending more time on my photographic practice my other art, such as it is, is taking a back seat.  I have written in the  past about having only a certain amount of creative RAM available … Continue reading

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A welcome relief…

  Oh Brexit, Brexit, Brexit – so good they named it?   This sentence makes no sense nor does the current Brexit position.  Here in Britain we a currently the laughing stock of most the rest of the world.  However, the … Continue reading

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Are we losing all sense of perspective?

Well it seems that things are getting more and more crazy by the day (and I didn’t think that that was possible!).   Today’s Sunday Times is screaming out about a …Very British Coup… Now I am older enough to have … Continue reading

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All hail the Great Mogg…

A couple of things have happened to me over the past few days to make me realise that I am now living in someone else’s historical research.   The first was when I was watching a  better than expected documentary about … Continue reading

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Dull as Ditch Water…

Another day dawns and this being January it is dull.  Outside the rubbish is being collected but this doesn’t disturb the sense that this is going to be anything other than another dull January day.   We really are in the … Continue reading

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Freezing on the Ironstone….

So the weather forecast suggested it was going to be a bright frosty morning – unfortunately no one told the the weather !   It was certainly chilly but not as bright as I would have wanted.   No matter as it … Continue reading

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