at westonbirt arboretum

As I’ve been restoring my website over the past few days I note with some surprise that there is only one mention of my second child – Ray. You might think I am posting now to correct that – wrong!  haha, you fool. Mainly because,  … Continue readingat westonbirt arboretum

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Sitrep

I forgot to renew my website hosting package.   My website got deleted. I thought I had lost everything – 11 years of blog posts and photos and other crap. I had a backup – but dated Jan 2013.   So I had lost quite a lot … Continue readingSitrep

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ring a ring a ring-light

For a while now I’ve been looking for a ringlight (not flash) as with two young kids in the house most of my photographs are taken in low light, and whilst the D800 produces amazing results at high ISO, at f/2.8 it’s very unforgiving if … Continue readingring a ring a ring-light

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dismal

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past few months you’ve probably seen that this Banksy bloke has done this thing in the old Tropicana in Weston. This is mildly interesting because a.) I live in Weston b.) I used to go to the … Continue readingdismal

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new wheels

After 8 years of pleasure I finally had to admit that getting 16 mpg was not a great idea, and that maybe I had to go to the dark side and (shudder) get a diesel. In addition, with two children maybe I needed an estate… … Continue readingnew wheels

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asda autumn catalogue

This week Bruce is modelling clothing from the Asda autumn range for naughty little boys who won’t stand still and let their daddy take a photo of them. Bruce loves looking at photos of himself – we’re hoping this narcissistic tendency which he most definitely … Continue readingasda autumn catalogue

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onwards and upwards

It’s been many years since I got my hands on Nikon’s D200, and in that time it has served me well. Recently though I’ve found myself reaching for my phone as the low light performance of my Nokia 1020 left the D200 miles behind. Problem … Continue readingonwards and upwards

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Weston-super-Air

No matter how old you are, the Red Arrows come to town and you feel like a kid again

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DO NOB LEACH

Wash day comes around and as a careful and meticulous man, I refer to the washing instructions. Two problems occur. 1.) “DO NOT TDAY CLEAN” But I want to clean today? When can I clean? 2.) “DO NOB LEACH” How do I do a NOB … Continue readingDO NOB LEACH

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