A Christmas Carolyn

Sometime ago I was talking to Carolyn, an old friend and colleague, about the challenges of spending Christmas Day on your own and the consequent trepidation that I was feeling.  As you would expect from such an experienced coach and counsellor, she wasn't going to let me get away with that for long, and we … Continue reading A Christmas Carolyn

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An Evening of Surprises

Unsure of what to photograph I dropped into Durham this evening, expecting to see the usual sights in the fading evening light, and in that respect, I wasn't disappointed.  What's more the river was so still it produced glassy reflections that demanded to be shot. Nothing remarkable there then, but then the less usual sights … Continue reading An Evening of Surprises

Randomness

Ironically for a photographer, I've lacked focus this week.  Nothing inspired me to go and point a lens at it. This may have been because I've been working in a location that I'm very familiar with, and where I've been out to shoot the things that interest me already, but I have to question my … Continue reading Randomness

Unbalanced

In the Monty Python sketch The Penultimate Supper, the Pope takes Michelangelo to task for painting a fresco of the last supper, which includes a kangaroo, jellies, 28 disciples and... 3 Christs!  (No wonder Leonardo got the gig!) You'll have to find the sketch to understand the relevance of all of this, but in the general … Continue reading Unbalanced