Thursday, 7 April 2016

Forgive me Father!

Next door to Preston's impressive Minster Church is one of those trendy modern pubs. It's called The Blind Pig. It had one redeeming feature - a humorous sign in the street.


Making a Comeback!

After being seduced by Facebook, I took a long break from this blog but I have decided to return. Here is a photograph of a company sign I saw in a side street off Fishergate in Preston, Lancashire. It is beautifully done and in remarkable condition.


Saturday, 31 May 2014

Chris Froome

Monday, 19 May 2014

Views of Berlin

Three views of Berlin [1989] scanned from recently rediscovered HP5 negatives:








Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Larger than Life!


My  apologies to the citizens of Carlisle but, no matter which way I look at it, this magnificent statue of a local dignitary still looks like a man resting his hand on his considerable manhood!



Saturday, 8 March 2014

Looking at Flowers in Close-up

Just a couple of macro shots of flowers in the garden, using a Ricoh R8 camera to capture them:



Sunday, 2 March 2014

Finding Faces!

It has been a while since I noticed any faces in things but a nearby wall provided me with a corker and an opportunity to try out some of the filters on my iPhone 5s. Mind you, the more I lingered, the grumpier it looked.





Monday, 24 February 2014

Green Tree

There is something about trees, especially when the trunk lies on the ground and the branches rise from it. It is also very green and I reckon pixies or elves might visit it at night. Very Tolkien-ish!


Thursday, 6 February 2014

More Puddles!

I thought I would have another go at capturing reflections in puddles, again in Roman Ribchester. There was a lot of larger puddles but it was very windy and the water rippled furiously. When the wind dropped, I managed to get these images:








Friday, 10 January 2014

Looking into Puddles!

I must spend more time looking into puddles rather that jumping in and splashing them. A recent visit to Roman Ribchester led to me finding this puddle illuminated by the early morning Winter light. I must begin a new pastime of looking through the Puddle Window into other worlds!