On the back of a challenge I set myself that, in turn, was inspired by Italian Alfredo Camisa who had set himself a challange to capture each letter of the alphabet from signage that he came across, I decided to turn my lenses to ‘urban numerals’. My original Urban … Continue readingEasy as 1,2,3
After the plan to initially stop in Bellingham for a few nights hit the buffers (something to do with lambing, I ask you!) we headed to our final destination of Spring Hill farm, Seahouses. It was actually good to set up and then have the four … Continue readingSeahouses – With a touch of Scotch
We hadn’t met up with our very special Dutch friends, Nanda and Jack, for a while so we thought if we are going to meet up let’s go the a neutral location we both hadn’t been before. Copenhagen was the place and we had a … Continue readingWonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen
Springtime sunshine, beer and friends.. What more can you ask for for a pleasant afternoon. The walk up to Peter Kavanaghs is always worth the trip and apparently won Camra’s Liverpool pub of the year too!
A miniture but still an enjoyable fell, the ‘Lion and the Lamb’ just out from Grasmere was completely empty when we went up it the other day. Helm Crag as it’s formally called is only 405 meters but is one of the most easily recognisable … Continue readingA Bracing Walk – Helm Crag
It’s not everyday you are 21 for the umpteenth time so we decided to head off to show Ma the changes that have taken place in and around the the up and coming Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool. We visited the wonderfully chilled Love Lane … Continue readingMa’s Birthday – Love Lane Brewery
With record temperatures, we headed to the coast and joined the crowds of folk flocking to the beach and the pinewoods of Formby, Merseyside. Being British and considering the usual breeze that accompanies any visit to the local coast, (and of course considering it was … Continue readingFormby – A Warm February
As there was a y in the day we thought we’d meet up for a few beers and what turned out to be a mini massage session. We started off in the ever favourite Grapes, meandered to the Merchant and ended up in the Swan … Continue readingA Sunday Swan Song
This series of photos was inspired by Italian Alfredo Camisa who had set himself a challange to capture each letter of the alphabet from signage that he came across. From 1955 and 1961, he managed 16 photographs that resulted in his Alfabeto Urbano. I tried to follow the initial … Continue readingBring me the head of Alfredo. .
Our first ever visit to Lisbon, Portugal was a flying one as we only had a day and half to explore this wonderful and historic city. We stayed in the quirky but ideally located (Baixa) and perfectly kitted out Hotel Gat Rossio (Review) and ate in the … Continue readingLisbon – Our first visit