The sun came out briefly today so grabbed camera and practically ran down to St Annes …well, I caught the bus but it only took 20 mins…anyway wandered about, lots of images on the prom, on the beach the pier etc lots of the same old thing and wasn’t feeling particularly inspired till I gotContinue reading “A simple thing beautiful to me”
Heard the news about storm Barney yesterday and warnings of flooding, falling trees and the advice to stay indoors whenever possible. .. but had to go to Blackpool anyway so off I went in search of some stormy images on the prom, however the wind really was far too strong and after battling with cameraContinue reading “Black & Lights”
High energy Colombian circus company ‘Circolombia’ amazed everyone this last February here in Blackpool and I was lucky enough to have a ringside seat. Aerialists Oscar Rojas and Soledad Gomez had the audience holding its breath as they coiled around a single rope and each other in a sexy carefully choreographed tangle of muscle andContinue reading “Holding on”
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.” A friend and I were out and about in Blackpool today..searching for my lost mojo and Blackpool is home and always a place that makes me happy..we decided to get some lunch… a quick lunch so fish and chips was decided and off weContinue reading “Fish & Chips and a public loo”
I think this is the last post for today but will probably be up in the middle of the night again tonight and weather permitting will probably wander down to the prom…shame I don’t drive or would probably go farther afield..
The benefits of having a bad night and not sleeping very well is that you get to go out in what feels like the middle of the night but is really 5:30 on a lovely Sunday morning..it was quite chilly and crisp this morning so in anticipation of the supermoon eclipse due tonight I draggedContinue reading “The benefits of not sleeping”
Manchester is always a pleasure to visit and this ‘retro televisions & filing cabinets’ cut out and paste urban art certainly caught my eye in the northern quarter last weekend. Love the little ornaments too!
I don’t take many photographs of sunsets cause as have said before I don’t feel I can do justice to the beauty of nature but when I was out after dinner yesterday I stopped and had breath taken awayas the sun slowly sank into the sea. Thinking quickly to get something totally different than theContinue reading “red & black”
Years ago I asked my brother Simon why he loved exploring Scotland so much… after a short pause his answer was simple -“God lives there”- and I think he’s right. Like everyone I love sunrises and sunsets but very rarely photograph them because am usually in awe of the beauty and know that a photographContinue reading “My brother Simon and Scotland”
Someone once said to me “Blackpool?…. isn’t that like a sad Brighton? How do I answer that? It’s my hometown and I love it.