A good few years ago M had gone back to Ireland for a month to see his parents and I had stayed at home.  One Saturday I decided to go to Liverpool to take photographs of architecture and general life.  Liverpool is a pool of things to see everywhere you turn.  So, lunch time came and I was walking south along Queens Dock and decided to go to McDonalds to eat.  Being… Read More

I had grown tied of Facebook some time ago, but kept it open due to the dog training as they only communicated via that and posted the classes and so called homework on it.  So, as we no longer go to the training classes I decided to get rid of my account.  I joined 12 years ago, and at the time I thought it was a great thing, however, over the years… Read More

Well, my letter writing seems to be at a steady stream.  I have 5 penpals so far, a guy in France, and ladies in Germany, Bath, Finland & America.  I had written to a lady in Belgium but received the letter back saying that the address was incomplete, so messaged her as I had copied and pasted her address from her message.  Yesterday, I received a message asking if I would write… Read More

Andy Warhol, who would have been 90 on Monday said: “Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.” I quite agree with his sentiment, although I may have had more than 15 minutes. Many years ago, well, 9 years ago, we rescued a dog called Sky. She was locked in a bathroom with what may have been a brother surviving on only the toilet water. Their owner had ended up in the hospital… Read More

A few years ago I decided to play about with making my own photograph worlds.  The first one is just outside Kendal in the Lake District, the second my take on a water world, which happens to be Lake Coniston, also in the Lake District.  

As a lot of my readers will know, I love to take photographs and have done since I was 14.  My first job was as a photographic lab technician in charge of enlargements for the company and correcting photographs that had things in them that needed to vanish, a process called spotting.  I had to spot away everything from dust marks to some, well, how do I put it, penis erasing.  Yes,… Read More