My Mondrian window

sometimes life throws something special at me…I can be walking along, turn a corner and there it is …a thing of beauty, a simple yet breathtaking moment that leaves me fumbling with my camera , holding my breath and crossing my fingers  that the settings are correct 😉

street

I love people. I love watching them, I love hearing them and I certainly love photographing them. I can spend day after day just standing in a city centre or wandering the streets and wondering what people are doing, where they are going and often why on earth did they decide to go out wearingContinue reading “street”

black box red bus

There are few things more traditionally English than red double decker buses and red BT phone boxes. However in the 1980s BT sold off a number of the red phone boxes to another phone company, the company re installed them…the one here is near Leicester Sq…but painted them black. They havent changed the colour ofContinue reading “black box red bus”

Gold – Robert Frost

Nature’s first green is gold,  Her hardest hue to hold Her early leaf’s a flower,  But only so an hour Then leaf subsides to leaf,  So Eden sank to grief So dawn goes down to day,  nothing gold can stay

wild, exhilarating & nostalgic

A walk along the promenade in Blackpool at high tide is always fabulous but when the tide is high and wild it’s absolutely breathtaking.  It makes me want to throw open my arms wide and scream in to the wind and much to the surprise of other walkers I frequently do. The sound smell andContinue reading “wild, exhilarating & nostalgic”

man, dog & minimilism

a very nearly empty beach on a fine but very windy day in Blackpool How could I resist the miles of empty space and so with romantic images of Lawrence of Arabia running through my mind, I covered my head and camera with my keffiyeh andlay down on the damp sandto capture this guy withContinue reading “man, dog & minimilism”