film-a-geddon

I have one of those random drawers in my house that is full of assorted weird things, mostly sunglasses and old phone chargers that I don’t throw away because YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN YOU MIGHT NEED THEM! In this draw I recently found four rolls … Continue readingfilm-a-geddon

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training day

Off we go to London on a train. We being myself and my colleague from work – but anyway, training day, see, because a train, and a day! Noel Coward-esque is how I believe I will be described in future. Probably after I’m dead but … Continue readingtraining day

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beefy

The only thing I lost from my website during the delete snafu last month was one post I made about my new Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker. It’s basically a big thing that smokes meat or fish, then you eat the meat or fish, then you are … Continue readingbeefy

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easter egg

I mentioned a few posts back that I had almost no pictures of child 2.0 on here (Ray), so here is me trying to fix that. It was easter, so Nana set up an Easter egg hunt in the garden. The other three grandchildren (Bruce, … Continue readingeaster egg

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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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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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