Merry Christmas

Thanks for the support so far, hope you have a great christmas (or whatever holiday you choose to follow) and are ready for new personal development opportunities in the New Year.  

It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas

Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco

One of my favourite bridges, featured in my favourite style of shot - find a larger object, get up close to it and take a picture of it looking upwards.  The sunlight was a nice touch too.

Flying spitfires in Moncton, Canada, 1941

I have taken to sharing my photographs on this site.  However in honour of Rememberance Day, I decided to share some photos taken by my grandfather.   As I have a love for Canada, I decided to share photos that were taken on the train in Canada and in the town of Moncton, where he underwent … Continue reading Flying spitfires in Moncton, Canada, 1941

The snow leopard sleeps tonight

Aww how cute - but sorry to disappoint I am not some wildlife photographer this was taken at Toronto Zoo. These may be snow leopards or I may be completely wrong - can any felinologists comment?

Tenerife Bar Scene

I don't know why I took this picture of the bar.  Perhaps being a young, intoxicated man on holiday seeing a blonde girl swinging round a pole in a bar enticed me. I wonder what happened to her. Guess she never saw her modelling career ending up that way.

Blackpool

  One of my worst memories was when I went to Blackpool with some friends.  One of them got involved in some carny game throwing hoops over some sticks that probably didn't fit. I stood to one side and encouraged my friend in his futile quest to win some money.  I did not realise that … Continue reading Blackpool

My old home

  My parents finally sold up my old home 18 months ago.  I wasn't too bothered, I didn't live there and it was time for them to move on with their lives. After the trains where cancelled the other day, I had to get the bus, which has a route that goes right past my … Continue reading My old home

The Falkirk Wheel

  In Scotland they have the Falkirk wheel, a great peace of engineering to get canal boats up from one level to the next. The boats go in at the bottom.  The wheel turns round and the boats get out at the top onto the canal that is at a higher level.